Lianjiang, Guangdong

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Lianjiang
廉江市
Limkong; Lienchiang
Lianjiang, Zhanjiang, Guangdong, China - panoramio (48).jpg
Lianjiang is located in Guangdong
Lianjiang
Lianjiang
Location in Guangdong
Coordinates: 21°44′N 110°17′E / 21.733°N 110.283°E / 21.733; 110.283Coordinates: 21°44′N 110°17′E / 21.733°N 110.283°E / 21.733; 110.283
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
Prefecture-level cityZhanjiang
Area
 • Total2,835 km2 (1,095 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)
1,476,200
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Lianjiang (postal: Limkong; Chinese: 廉江) is a county-level city in the municipal region of Zhanjiang, Guangdong.[1] The city has an area of 2,543 square kilometers, and had a population of about 1,680,000 as of 2010.[1]

Geography[edit]

Lianjiang lies in the north of the Leizhou Peninsula and faces Beibu Gulf to the southwest.[1] The city is bordered to the east by Maoming; to the south by Wuchuan, Potou District, and Suixi County, all in Zhanjiang; to the west by Anpugang Harbour (Chinese: 安铺港, part of the Gulf of Tonkin) and Beihai, in Guangxi Province; and to the north by Yulin.[citation needed] Lianjiang lies 48 kilometers north of Zhanjiang's city center.[citation needed]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Lianjiang (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 29.1
(84.4)
31.7
(89.1)
34.7
(94.5)
36.3
(97.3)
36.9
(98.4)
36.7
(98.1)
38.0
(100.4)
37.5
(99.5)
36.4
(97.5)
35.2
(95.4)
34.2
(93.6)
30.8
(87.4)
38.0
(100.4)
Average high °C (°F) 20.3
(68.5)
20.8
(69.4)
23.7
(74.7)
27.6
(81.7)
30.9
(87.6)
32.4
(90.3)
32.9
(91.2)
32.8
(91.0)
32.0
(89.6)
30.0
(86.0)
26.5
(79.7)
22.5
(72.5)
27.7
(81.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) 15.6
(60.1)
16.9
(62.4)
19.8
(67.6)
23.8
(74.8)
26.7
(80.1)
28.2
(82.8)
28.7
(83.7)
28.4
(83.1)
27.5
(81.5)
25.2
(77.4)
21.3
(70.3)
17.3
(63.1)
23.3
(73.9)
Average low °C (°F) 12.7
(54.9)
14.4
(57.9)
17.3
(63.1)
21.4
(70.5)
24.0
(75.2)
25.6
(78.1)
25.8
(78.4)
25.7
(78.3)
24.6
(76.3)
22.1
(71.8)
17.9
(64.2)
13.9
(57.0)
20.5
(68.8)
Record low °C (°F) 2.8
(37.0)
3.0
(37.4)
4.7
(40.5)
10.1
(50.2)
16.0
(60.8)
19.3
(66.7)
22.5
(72.5)
20.5
(68.9)
16.7
(62.1)
11.9
(53.4)
5.9
(42.6)
3.0
(37.4)
2.8
(37.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 25.9
(1.02)
43.3
(1.70)
66.8
(2.63)
117.2
(4.61)
218.2
(8.59)
282.2
(11.11)
309.5
(12.19)
318.5
(12.54)
195.0
(7.68)
87.3
(3.44)
34.5
(1.36)
24.6
(0.97)
1,723
(67.84)
Average relative humidity (%) 77 83 84 85 84 84 83 83 80 75 71 71 80
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

Administrative divisions[edit]

The city is divided into 3 subdistricts and 18 towns.[2] Lianjiang's government is located in Luozhou Subdistrict [zh].[1]

Subdistricts[edit]

Lianjiang's 3 subdistricts are Luozhou Subdistrict [zh], Chengnan Subdistrict [zh], and Chengbei Subdistrict.[2]

Towns[edit]

Lianjiang's 18 towns are Shicheng [zh], Xinmin [zh], Jishui [zh], Hechun [zh], Shijiao [zh], Liangdong [zh], Hengshan [zh], Anpu [zh], Yingzi [zh], Qingping [zh], Cheban [zh], Gaoqiao [zh], Shiling [zh], Yatang [zh], Shijing [zh], Changshan [zh], Tangpeng [zh], and Heliao [zh].[2]

Education[edit]

By the end of 2009 there are 577 schools, colleges and universities in Lianjiang with 312,000 students.[citation needed]

The Guangdong Institute of Arts and Sciences is located in the city.[3]

Transportation[edit]

The Litang–Zhanjiang railway and the Shenzhen–Zhanjiang high-speed railway both run through Lianjiang.[1]

National Highway 207 and National Highway 325 both run through Lianjiang, as well as a number of provincial highways.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f 廉江市概况地图. xzqh.org (in Chinese). 2012-08-14. Archived from the original on 2020-10-12. Retrieved 2020-11-05.
  2. ^ a b c 2019年统计用区划代码 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of China. 2019. Archived from the original on 2020-11-05. Retrieved 2020-11-05.
  3. ^ 学院简介 [College Introduction] (in Chinese). Guangdong Institute of Arts and Sciences. Archived from the original on 2020-11-05. Retrieved 2020-11-05.

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