Anfu County

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Anfu County
安福县
Location of Anfu County (red) within Ji'an City (gold) and Jiangxi
Location of Anfu County (red) within Ji'an City (gold) and Jiangxi
Coordinates: 27°23′N 114°37′E / 27.383°N 114.617°E / 27.383; 114.617Coordinates: 27°23′N 114°37′E / 27.383°N 114.617°E / 27.383; 114.617
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceJiangxi
Prefecture-level cityJi'an
Area
 • Total2,793.15 km2 (1,078.44 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total421,000
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal Code
343200
Websitewww.afx.gov.cn

Anfu County (simplified Chinese: 安福县; traditional Chinese: 安福縣; pinyin: Ānfú Xiàn) is a county in the west of Jiangxi province, People's Republic of China. It is under the jurisdiction of the prefecture-level city of Ji'an.

Anfu is the home of noted Chinese lawyer Huang Rui (黄蕊)[citation needed] and the birthplace of political activist Xu Wenli.

Administrative divisions[edit]

In the present, Anfu County has 6 towns , 4 townships and 1 ethic township.[1]

6 towns
4 townships
1 ethic township

Demographics[edit]

The population of the district was 383,414 in 1999.[2]

Culture[edit]

Cuisine[edit]

Anfu ham is an ancient dry-cured ham that originated in Anfu County and dates to the Qin dynasty.[3]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Anfu (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 25.2
(77.4)
30.8
(87.4)
34.6
(94.3)
36.0
(96.8)
35.8
(96.4)
37.3
(99.1)
40.2
(104.4)
40.8
(105.4)
37.5
(99.5)
36.4
(97.5)
32.5
(90.5)
25.2
(77.4)
40.8
(105.4)
Average high °C (°F) 10.2
(50.4)
12.3
(54.1)
16.2
(61.2)
22.7
(72.9)
27.4
(81.3)
30.3
(86.5)
34.0
(93.2)
33.3
(91.9)
29.7
(85.5)
24.9
(76.8)
19.1
(66.4)
13.5
(56.3)
22.8
(73.0)
Daily mean °C (°F) 6.2
(43.2)
8.2
(46.8)
11.8
(53.2)
17.9
(64.2)
22.6
(72.7)
25.7
(78.3)
28.6
(83.5)
27.9
(82.2)
24.5
(76.1)
19.4
(66.9)
13.6
(56.5)
8.1
(46.6)
17.9
(64.2)
Average low °C (°F) 3.3
(37.9)
5.4
(41.7)
8.7
(47.7)
14.3
(57.7)
18.9
(66.0)
22.3
(72.1)
24.4
(75.9)
24.1
(75.4)
20.9
(69.6)
15.6
(60.1)
9.7
(49.5)
4.3
(39.7)
14.3
(57.8)
Record low °C (°F) −7.2
(19.0)
−3.4
(25.9)
−1.8
(28.8)
1.4
(34.5)
9.7
(49.5)
13.8
(56.8)
17.4
(63.3)
19.0
(66.2)
12.2
(54.0)
4.1
(39.4)
−0.9
(30.4)
−7.3
(18.9)
−7.3
(18.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 76.4
(3.01)
105.0
(4.13)
181.1
(7.13)
220.5
(8.68)
212.7
(8.37)
250.6
(9.87)
123.9
(4.88)
128.7
(5.07)
80.7
(3.18)
74.5
(2.93)
71.2
(2.80)
47.8
(1.88)
1,573.1
(61.93)
Average relative humidity (%) 80 81 83 82 81 84 78 80 80 77 77 76 80
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center[4]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "南京市-行政区划网 www.xzqh.org" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24.
  2. ^ National Population Statistics Materials by County and City - 1999 Period, in China County & City Population 1999, Harvard China Historical GIS
  3. ^ Isacs, John H. (January 16, 2014). "How to match dry-cured swine with perfect wine". Shanghai Daily. Retrieved 21 May 2017.
  4. ^ 中国地面气候标准值月值(1981-2010) (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Data Service Center. Retrieved 20 October 2018.

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