Gaizhou

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Gaizhou
盖州市
Location in Yingkou
Location in Yingkou
Gaizhou is located in Liaoning
Gaizhou
Gaizhou
Location in Liaoning
Coordinates: 40°24′N 122°21′E / 40.400°N 122.350°E / 40.400; 122.350
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceLiaoning
Prefecture-level cityYingkou
Area
 • County-level city2,930.0 km2 (1,131.3 sq mi)
 • Urban
150.00 km2 (57.92 sq mi)
Elevation
9.1 m (30 ft)
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • County-level city704,000
 • Density240/km2 (620/sq mi)
 • Urban
231,100
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Gaizhou
Traditional Chinese蓋州
Simplified Chinese盖州
PostalKaichow
Kaihsien (1965–1992)
Kaiping (until 1965)
Gaixian
Traditional Chinese蓋縣
Simplified Chinese盖县
PostalKaihsien
Gaiping
Traditional Chinese蓋平
Simplified Chinese盖平
PostalKaiping

Gaizhou (simplified Chinese: 盖州; traditional Chinese: 蓋州; pinyin: Gàizhōu), formerly Gaixian, Gaiping, and Kaiping, is a county-level city in Liaoning province, China. It is under the administration of Yingkou City, which lies 31 km (19 mi) to the north-northwest, and is located at the northwest end of the Liaodong Peninsula near the northeast coast of the Bohai Sea.

Administrative divisions[edit]

There are six subdistricts, 18 towns, and three townships under the city's administration.[2]

Subdistricts:

Towns:

Townships:

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Gaizhou (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 9.9
(49.8)
19.0
(66.2)
22.7
(72.9)
29.8
(85.6)
34.7
(94.5)
36.6
(97.9)
36.8
(98.2)
36.1
(97.0)
33.3
(91.9)
27.7
(81.9)
21.5
(70.7)
16.2
(61.2)
36.8
(98.2)
Average high °C (°F) −2.7
(27.1)
1.1
(34.0)
7.8
(46.0)
16.8
(62.2)
23.1
(73.6)
27.2
(81.0)
29.1
(84.4)
28.8
(83.8)
24.6
(76.3)
17.2
(63.0)
7.6
(45.7)
0.3
(32.5)
15.1
(59.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) −8.0
(17.6)
−4.1
(24.6)
2.8
(37.0)
11.6
(52.9)
17.9
(64.2)
22.5
(72.5)
25.1
(77.2)
24.5
(76.1)
19.3
(66.7)
11.7
(53.1)
2.4
(36.3)
−4.8
(23.4)
10.1
(50.1)
Average low °C (°F) −12.5
(9.5)
−8.5
(16.7)
−1.8
(28.8)
6.4
(43.5)
12.8
(55.0)
17.9
(64.2)
21.4
(70.5)
20.5
(68.9)
14.3
(57.7)
6.7
(44.1)
−2.1
(28.2)
−9.1
(15.6)
5.5
(41.9)
Record low °C (°F) −28.2
(−18.8)
−22.0
(−7.6)
−13.3
(8.1)
−7.1
(19.2)
2.5
(36.5)
8.1
(46.6)
14.9
(58.8)
9.5
(49.1)
2.9
(37.2)
−6.4
(20.5)
−16.5
(2.3)
−23.2
(−9.8)
−28.2
(−18.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 4.5
(0.18)
6.5
(0.26)
13.4
(0.53)
31.7
(1.25)
50.9
(2.00)
70.8
(2.79)
142.9
(5.63)
155.0
(6.10)
54.5
(2.15)
34.7
(1.37)
15.4
(0.61)
7.8
(0.31)
588.1
(23.18)
Average relative humidity (%) 58 54 52 50 55 66 77 78 70 64 60 59 62
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, ed. (2019). China Urban Construction Statistical Yearbook 2017. Beijing: China Statistics Press. p. 50. Archived from the original on 18 June 2019. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  2. ^ 营口市-行政区划网
  3. ^ 中国地面气候标准值月值(1981-2010) (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Data Service Center. Retrieved 24 September 2022.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°24′N 122°21′E / 40.400°N 122.350°E / 40.400; 122.350