Huize County

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Huize County

会泽县
Location of Huize County (pink) within Qujing City (yellow) and Yunnan
Location of Huize County (pink) within Qujing City (yellow) and Yunnan
Huize County is located in Yunnan
Huize County
Huize County
Location of the seat in Yunnan
Coordinates: 26°24′57″N 103°17′37″E / 26.41589°N 103.29350°E / 26.41589; 103.29350Coordinates: 26°24′57″N 103°17′37″E / 26.41589°N 103.29350°E / 26.41589; 103.29350
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
Prefecture-level cityQujing
Area
 • Total5,093 km2 (1,966 sq mi)
Population
 • Total872,361
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
654200
Area code(s)0874
Websitehz.yn.gov.cn

Huize County (simplified Chinese: 会泽县; traditional Chinese: 會澤縣; pinyin: Huìzé Xiàn) is a county-level city, under the jurisdiction of Qujing City, Yunnan province, People's Republic of China.

Demography[edit]

The city has grown considerably over the past 20 years. It has 871,200 inhabitants.

Geography[edit]

It is 120 km (75 mi) from the center of Qujing.

Huize is located between mountains with rice fields at one side and a large earth dam to the south. Some of the mountain areas are blasted for construction materials.

Climate[edit]

Tempered by the low latitude and moderate elevation, Huize has a mild subtropical highland climate (Köppen Cwb), with short, mild, dry winters, and warm, rainy summers. A great majority of the year's rainfall occurs from June to September.

Climate data for Huize (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 21.7
(71.1)
23.2
(73.8)
27.0
(80.6)
29.0
(84.2)
30.0
(86.0)
31.2
(88.2)
29.5
(85.1)
29.2
(84.6)
28.9
(84.0)
25.6
(78.1)
23.1
(73.6)
21.0
(69.8)
31.2
(88.2)
Average high °C (°F) 12.0
(53.6)
14.4
(57.9)
19.0
(66.2)
21.7
(71.1)
23.0
(73.4)
23.3
(73.9)
23.6
(74.5)
23.4
(74.1)
21.0
(69.8)
18.0
(64.4)
14.8
(58.6)
12.0
(53.6)
18.9
(65.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) 5.0
(41.0)
7.1
(44.8)
11.2
(52.2)
14.4
(57.9)
16.7
(62.1)
18.3
(64.9)
18.9
(66.0)
18.1
(64.6)
15.8
(60.4)
12.5
(54.5)
8.5
(47.3)
5.4
(41.7)
12.7
(54.9)
Average low °C (°F) −0.1
(31.8)
1.8
(35.2)
5.2
(41.4)
8.4
(47.1)
11.8
(53.2)
14.6
(58.3)
15.3
(59.5)
14.4
(57.9)
12.3
(54.1)
8.8
(47.8)
4.1
(39.4)
0.8
(33.4)
8.1
(46.6)
Record low °C (°F) −17
(1)
−16.2
(2.8)
−8
(18)
−3.6
(25.5)
1.2
(34.2)
7.6
(45.7)
7.7
(45.9)
6.7
(44.1)
3.3
(37.9)
−1.0
(30.2)
−6.0
(21.2)
−14.8
(5.4)
−17
(1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 11.8
(0.46)
11.2
(0.44)
20.7
(0.81)
32.5
(1.28)
77.6
(3.06)
143.3
(5.64)
161.8
(6.37)
144.4
(5.69)
95.9
(3.78)
53.8
(2.12)
25.8
(1.02)
5.6
(0.22)
784.4
(30.89)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 4.4 5.6 6.7 9.1 13.6 17.2 18.6 18.3 15.4 12.6 7.3 4.5 133.3
Source: Weather China

Transport[edit]

Economy[edit]

There are several food markets, temples, shops and bars in the county center.

External links[edit]