Qian Gorlos Mongol Autonomous County

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Qian Gorlos County
ᠡᠮᠦᠨᠡᠳᠦ ᠭᠣᠷᠯᠣᠰ ᠰᠢᠶᠠᠨ
前郭尔罗斯县
Autonomous county
ᠡᠮᠦᠨᠡᠳᠦ ᠭᠣᠷᠯᠣᠰ ᠮᠣᠩᠭᠣᠯ ᠥᠪᠡᠷᠲᠡᠭᠡᠨ ᠵᠠᠰᠠᠬᠤ ᠰᠢᠶᠠᠨ
前郭尔罗斯蒙古族自治县
Qian Gorlos Mongol
Autonomous County
Qian Gorlos in Songyuan
Qian Gorlos in Songyuan
Songyuan in Jilin
Songyuan in Jilin
Coordinates: 45°06′50″N 124°51′04″E / 45.114°N 124.851°E / 45.114; 124.851Coordinates: 45°06′50″N 124°51′04″E / 45.114°N 124.851°E / 45.114; 124.851
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceJilin
Prefecture-level citySongyuan
Township-level divisions8 towns
14 townships
County seatQian Gorlos Town (前郭尔罗斯镇)
Area
 • Total5,117 km2 (1,976 sq mi)
Elevation133 m (436 ft)
Population
 • Total570,000
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code131100
Area code(s)0438

Qian Gorlos Mongol Autonomous County (simplified Chinese: 前郭尔罗斯蒙古族自治县; traditional Chinese: 前郭爾羅斯蒙古族自治縣; pinyin: Qián Guō'ěrluósī Měnggǔzú Zìzhìxiàn), or simply Qian Gorlos County, commonly abbreviated as Qianguo County, is a county of northwestern Jilin province, China. It is under the administration of Songyuan City. Gorlos Mongols live here. Formerly known as, Qian Gorlos Banner.

Geography and climate[edit]

Qian Gorlos has a monsoon-influenced humid continental climate (Köppen Dwa), with long, bitterly cold and very dry winters and hot, humid summers. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from −16.2 °C (2.8 °F) in January to 23.8 °C (74.8 °F) in July, and the annual mean is 5.41 °C (41.7 °F). Over two-thirds of the annual precipitation occurs from June to August, with barely any in the winter months. With monthly percent possible sunshine ranging from 52% in July to 68% in February and March, the area receives 2,732 hours of bright sunshine annually.

Climate data for Qian Gorlos County (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −10.1
(13.8)
−5
(23)
3.7
(38.7)
14.2
(57.6)
21.7
(71.1)
26.5
(79.7)
28.5
(83.3)
27.0
(80.6)
21.4
(70.5)
12.6
(54.7)
1.2
(34.2)
−7.6
(18.3)
11.2
(52.1)
Average low °C (°F) −21.1
(−6)
−17
(1)
−8.1
(17.4)
1.5
(34.7)
9.1
(48.4)
15.8
(60.4)
19.4
(66.9)
17.5
(63.5)
10.1
(50.2)
1.4
(34.5)
−8.7
(16.3)
−17.4
(0.7)
0.21
(32.38)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 1.4
(0.055)
2.5
(0.098)
6.7
(0.264)
15.7
(0.618)
35.4
(1.394)
80.8
(3.181)
126.5
(4.98)
83.6
(3.291)
40.5
(1.594)
20.9
(0.823)
5.5
(0.217)
2.9
(0.114)
422.4
(16.629)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.2 mm) 2.3 3.3 3.9 5.0 8.3 11.9 13.2 10.8 8.0 5.9 3.9 3.7 80.2
Average relative humidity (%) 65 60 50 48 51 64 75 75 68 61 62 67 62
Mean monthly sunshine hours 185.9 199.3 250.6 249.9 268.2 257.8 247.0 256.0 247.9 221.7 184.5 163.4 2,732.2
Percent possible sunshine 66 68 68 62 59 55 52 59 66 65 64 60 62
Source: China Meteorological Administration

Administrative divisions[edit]

The county administers 9 towns and 14 townships.[1]

Towns:

  • Qian Gorlos Town (前郭尔罗斯镇), Changshan (长山镇), Qaiborig (海渤日戈镇), Ulantuga (乌兰图嘎镇), Chaganhua (查干花镇), Wangfuzhan (王府站镇), Balang (八郎镇), Halamodu (哈拉毛都镇), Xinmiao (新庙镇)

Townships:

  • Baodian Township (宝甸乡), Pingfeng Township (平凤乡), Mongol Eili Township (蒙古艾里乡), Daliba Township (达里巴乡), Jilat Township (吉拉吐乡), Baiylaga Township (白依拉嘎乡), Hongquan Township (洪泉乡), Eru Township (额如乡), Tauhote Township (套浩太乡), Changlong Township (长龙乡), Ulantala Township (乌兰塔拉乡), Dongsanjiazi Township (东三家子乡), Hotmangha Township (浩特芒哈乡), Ulan'odur Township (乌兰敖都乡)

Transport[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:桥东区 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2013-01-16.

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