Xinlong County

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Xinlong County
新龙县 · ཉག་རོང་རྫོང་།
Pagoda at Larima, Xinlong.jpg
Location of Xinlong County (red) within Garzê Prefecture (yellow) and Sichuan
Location of Xinlong County (red) within Garzê Prefecture (yellow) and Sichuan
Coordinates: 30°56′20″N 100°18′40″E / 30.939°N 100.311°E / 30.939; 100.311Coordinates: 30°56′20″N 100°18′40″E / 30.939°N 100.311°E / 30.939; 100.311
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceSichuan
Autonomous prefectureGarzê
Area
 • Total8,570 km2 (3,310 sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Xinlong County (simplified Chinese: 新龙县; traditional Chinese: 新龍縣; pinyin: Xīnlóng Xiàn; Tibetan: ཉག་རོང་རྫོང་།, Wylie: nyag rong rdzong [1], ZYPY: Nyagrong Zong) is a county in the west of Sichuan Province, China. It is under the administration of the Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture.

Xinlong County is part of historical region of Nyarong.

Jazi (Nyarong Jazi Gon; Jazi Gon Sangngak Dechen Choling; gya bzi dgon, gya dgon, ja bzi dgon gsang sngags bde chen chos gling; Chinese: 甲孜寺; pinyin: Jiǎzī Sì) is a Nyingma monastery in Xilong County that was founded in 1866.[2][3] Jazi Amnye Drodul Pema Garwang Lingpa (1901–1975) studied here as a young boy, before going to Tromge Monastery.[4]

Towns and townships[edit]

  • Rulong Town (茹龙镇)
  • Dagai Town (大盖镇)
  • Larima Town (拉日马镇)
  • Shadui Township (沙堆乡)
  • Le'an Township (乐安乡)
  • Ronglu Township (绕鲁乡)
  • Sewei Township (色威乡)
  • Jialaxi Township (甲拉西乡)
  • Bomei Township (博美乡)
  • Youlaxi Township (尤拉西乡)
  • Zituoxi Township (子拖西乡)
  • Heping Township (和平乡)
  • Luogu Township (洛古乡)
  • Xionglongxi Township (雄龙西乡)
  • Mari Township (麻日乡)
  • Tongxiao Township (通霄乡)
  • Youyi Township (友谊乡)
  • Pica Township (皮擦乡)
  • Yanduo Township (银多乡)

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Xinlong (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 24.1
(75.4)
23.5
(74.3)
29.1
(84.4)
30.2
(86.4)
32.5
(90.5)
33.6
(92.5)
33.2
(91.8)
33.0
(91.4)
32.2
(90.0)
28.5
(83.3)
24.2
(75.6)
21.4
(70.5)
33.6
(92.5)
Average high °C (°F) 10.2
(50.4)
12.2
(54.0)
15.1
(59.2)
18.3
(64.9)
22.1
(71.8)
23.4
(74.1)
23.7
(74.7)
23.6
(74.5)
21.6
(70.9)
18.6
(65.5)
14.1
(57.4)
10.5
(50.9)
17.8
(64.0)
Daily mean °C (°F) −1.3
(29.7)
1.5
(34.7)
4.9
(40.8)
8.4
(47.1)
12.2
(54.0)
14.5
(58.1)
15.2
(59.4)
14.7
(58.5)
12.4
(54.3)
8.3
(46.9)
2.7
(36.9)
−1.3
(29.7)
7.7
(45.8)
Average low °C (°F) −10.1
(13.8)
−7.2
(19.0)
−3.0
(26.6)
1.0
(33.8)
4.9
(40.8)
8.8
(47.8)
10.1
(50.2)
9.6
(49.3)
7.2
(45.0)
1.6
(34.9)
−5.1
(22.8)
−9.8
(14.4)
0.7
(33.2)
Record low °C (°F) −19.0
(−2.2)
−16.0
(3.2)
−13.8
(7.2)
−7.5
(18.5)
−4.2
(24.4)
0.3
(32.5)
3.0
(37.4)
1.9
(35.4)
−1.6
(29.1)
−6.7
(19.9)
−13.3
(8.1)
−19.2
(−2.6)
−19.2
(−2.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 1.2
(0.05)
2.8
(0.11)
10.9
(0.43)
26.1
(1.03)
57.4
(2.26)
132.0
(5.20)
134.4
(5.29)
126.8
(4.99)
107.2
(4.22)
32.3
(1.27)
4.3
(0.17)
1.0
(0.04)
636.4
(25.06)
Average relative humidity (%) 37 37 44 51 56 68 73 73 74 65 49 41 56
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ nyag rong rdzong. Buddhist Digital Information Center. Accessed August 6, 2017
  2. ^ "Jazi". The Treasury of Lives. Retrieved 2017-08-05.
  3. ^ "ja bzi dgon". Buddhist Digital Resource Center. Retrieved 2017-08-05.
  4. ^ Dorje, Sangngak (2013). "Jazi Amnye Drodul Pema Garwang Lingpa". The Treasury of Lives. Retrieved 2017-08-05.
  5. ^ 中国地面气候标准值月值(1981-2010) (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Data Service Center. Retrieved 20 October 2018.