Huining County

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Huining County
会宁县
View of Huining from the south
View of Huining from the south
Huining is located in Gansu
Huining
Huining
Location of the seat in Gansu
Coordinates: 35°41′35″N 105°02′48″E / 35.692921°N 105.0466°E / 35.692921; 105.0466Coordinates: 35°41′35″N 105°02′48″E / 35.692921°N 105.0466°E / 35.692921; 105.0466
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGansu
Prefecture-level cityBaiyin
Area
 • Total6,439 km2 (2,486 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total543,900
 • Density84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
730700
Websitewww.huining.gov.cn

Huining County (simplified Chinese: 会宁县; traditional Chinese: 會寧縣; pinyin: Huìníng Xiàn) is a county in the east of Gansu Province, bordering Ningxia to the east. It is under the administration of Baiyin City and located at its southeast end. Its postal code is 730700, and its population in 1999 was 569,599 people.

In October 1936, the Red Army met in Huining to celebrate the end of the Long March.[1][2]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Huining County is divided to 24 towns, 3 townships and 1 ethnic township.[3]

Towns
  • Hanjiacha(汉家岔镇)
  • Liujiazhaizi (刘家寨子镇)
  • Baicaoyuan(白草塬镇)
  • Dagou(大沟镇)
  • Sifangwu(四房吴镇)
  • Zhongchuan(中川镇)
  • Laojunpo(老君坡镇)
  • Pingtouchuan(平头川镇)
  • Dingjiagou(丁家沟镇)
  • Yangyaji(杨崖集镇)
  • Zhaijiasuo(翟家所镇)
  • Hanjiaji(韩家集镇)
  • Tumenxia(土门岘镇)
  • Xinyuan(新塬镇)
  • Caotan(草滩镇)
  • Xinzhuang(新庄镇)

*County seat

Townships
  • Dangjiaxian Township(党家岘乡)
  • Baliwan Township(八里湾乡)
  • Tugaoshan Township(土高山乡)
Ethnic townships
  • Xintianbao Hui Township(新添堡回族乡)

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Huining (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 14.9
(58.8)
20.5
(68.9)
27.1
(80.8)
30.8
(87.4)
31.1
(88.0)
33.3
(91.9)
35.9
(96.6)
35.7
(96.3)
32.3
(90.1)
24.2
(75.6)
20.5
(68.9)
15.2
(59.4)
35.9
(96.6)
Average high °C (°F) 1.5
(34.7)
5.3
(41.5)
10.9
(51.6)
17.4
(63.3)
22.1
(71.8)
25.7
(78.3)
27.2
(81.0)
25.6
(78.1)
20.9
(69.6)
15.0
(59.0)
8.9
(48.0)
3.3
(37.9)
15.3
(59.6)
Daily mean °C (°F) −6.7
(19.9)
−2.2
(28.0)
3.5
(38.3)
9.7
(49.5)
14.9
(58.8)
18.7
(65.7)
20.7
(69.3)
19.2
(66.6)
14.6
(58.3)
8.4
(47.1)
1.0
(33.8)
−5.1
(22.8)
8.1
(46.5)
Average low °C (°F) −12.8
(9.0)
−8.1
(17.4)
−2.2
(28.0)
3.4
(38.1)
8.5
(47.3)
12.2
(54.0)
15.1
(59.2)
14.0
(57.2)
9.9
(49.8)
3.5
(38.3)
−4.6
(23.7)
−11.0
(12.2)
2.3
(36.2)
Record low °C (°F) −26.5
(−15.7)
−23.3
(−9.9)
−13.9
(7.0)
−7.7
(18.1)
−3.3
(26.1)
3.0
(37.4)
7.3
(45.1)
6.0
(42.8)
−1.1
(30.0)
−9.7
(14.5)
−19.2
(−2.6)
−22.1
(−7.8)
−26.5
(−15.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 4.6
(0.18)
5.4
(0.21)
11.7
(0.46)
24.4
(0.96)
43.1
(1.70)
52.1
(2.05)
68.4
(2.69)
79.7
(3.14)
46.3
(1.82)
27.7
(1.09)
4.8
(0.19)
2.1
(0.08)
370.3
(14.57)
Average relative humidity (%) 64 61 56 51 52 57 66 69 73 73 67 61 63
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center[4]

Transport[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Huang, Zhen (1982). Sketches on the Long March. Foreign Languages Press. ISBN 978-0-8351-0994-9.
  2. ^ Translations from Red Flag. Joint Publications Research Service. 1986.
  3. ^ "统计用区划代码 www.stats.gov.cn" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2020-12-27.
  4. ^ 中国地面气候标准值月值(1981-2010) (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Data Service Center. Retrieved 24 November 2022.