Zhangwu County

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Zhangwu County
彰武县
County
Location in Fuxin City
Location in Fuxin City
Zhangwu is located in Liaoning
Zhangwu
Zhangwu
Location of the seat in Liaoning
Coordinates: 42°23′N 122°32′E / 42.383°N 122.533°E / 42.383; 122.533Coordinates: 42°23′N 122°32′E / 42.383°N 122.533°E / 42.383; 122.533
Country People's Republic of China
Province Liaoning
Prefecture-level city Fuxin
Township-level divisions 8 towns
12 townships
4 ethnic townships
County seat Zhangwu Town (彰武镇)
Area
 • Total 3,635 km2 (1,403 sq mi)
Elevation 84 m (275 ft)
Population
 • Total 410,000
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 123200
Area code(s) 0418
Website zhangwu.gov.cn

Zhangwu County (Chinese: 彰武; pinyin: Zhāngwǔ) is a county in the north of Liaoning province, China. It is under the administration of Fuxin City, the centre of which lies 82 kilometres (51 mi) to the southwest, with a population of 410,000[when?] residing in an area of 3,635 km2 (1,403 sq mi). It is served by G25 Changchun–Shenzhen Expressway, G2511 Xinmin–Lubei Expressway, and China National Highways 101 and 304.

Geography[edit]

Zhangwu County has a monsoon-influenced humid continental climate (Köppen Dwa), with great seasonal contrast in temperature, precipitation, and humidity. Winters are long and cold, with a January average of −11.7 °C (10.9 °F), while summers are hot and humid, with a July average of 24.1 °C (75.4 °F). Precipitation is very low in winter and is heavily concentrated in the summer months. With monthly percent possible sunshine ranging from 46% in July to 67% in January and February, there are 2,673 hours of bright sunshine annually. The annual mean temperature is 7.54 °C (45.6 °F).

Climate data for Zhangwu County (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −5.4
(22.3)
−1.2
(29.8)
6.5
(43.7)
16.1
(61)
23.0
(73.4)
27.3
(81.1)
28.9
(84)
28.1
(82.6)
23.6
(74.5)
15.5
(59.9)
5.0
(41)
−2.8
(27)
13.7
(56.7)
Average low °C (°F) −17.1
(1.2)
−13.5
(7.7)
−5.6
(21.9)
2.8
(37)
10.1
(50.2)
15.9
(60.6)
19.8
(67.6)
18.2
(64.8)
10.9
(51.6)
3.0
(37.4)
−6.2
(20.8)
−13.9
(7)
2.0
(35.7)
Precipitation mm (inches) 2.0
(0.079)
2.0
(0.079)
10.2
(0.402)
24.9
(0.98)
41.4
(1.63)
87.7
(3.453)
144.9
(5.705)
103.1
(4.059)
57.3
(2.256)
24.6
(0.969)
8.3
(0.327)
2.7
(0.106)
509.1
(20.045)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 1.8 2.1 3.5 6.2 8.4 12.3 12.7 10.5 7.7 5.3 3.1 1.8 75.4
 % humidity 54 49 47 50 53 67 79 79 70 61 58 57 60.3
Mean monthly sunshine hours 194.5 199.6 240.3 245.2 267.2 251.8 214.1 230.3 241.2 224.7 186.0 178.4 2,673.3
Percent possible sunshine 67 67 65 62 60 55 46 54 65 66 63 63 62
Source: China Meteorological Administration

Administrative divisions[edit]

There are eight towns, 12 townships, and four ethnic townships in the county.[1]

Towns:

Townships:

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:彰武县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2012-07-17. 

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