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Ganyu District

Ganyu

赣榆区

Kanyu
Administrative boundaries in eastern China; provincial boundaries in blue
Administrative boundaries in eastern China; provincial boundaries in blue
Ganyu is located in Jiangsu
Ganyu
Ganyu
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates: 34°54′00″N 119°02′10″E / 34.900°N 119.036°E / 34.900; 119.036[1]
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceJiangsu
Prefecture-level cityLianyungang
Township-level divisions18 towns
SeatQingkou (青口镇)
Area
 • Total1,363 km2 (526 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total949,400
 • Density700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
222100
Area code(s)0518

Ganyu District (simplified Chinese: 赣榆区; traditional Chinese: 贛榆區; pinyin: Gànyú Qū) is under the administration of Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China. It contains the province's northernmost point and is located along the Yellow Sea coast where the coastline takes a sharp turn toward the southeast, and borders the Shandong prefecture-level cities of Linyi and Rizhao to the north.

Culture

Unlike the rest of Northern Jiangsu, the native locals of Ganyu speak Jiaoliao Mandarin which is also native to Eastern Shandong province and most of Liaodong peninsula, instead of Jianghuai Mandarin.

Demographics

According to the Fifth National Population Census of the People's Republic of China, there are 49 nations in Ganyu. Among all the people, the Han population accounts for 99.8% and the ethnic minority population account for 0.2%.

Geography and climate

This area has a marine climate in summer, and has a continental climate in winter.This area has four distinct seasons. There are significant changes between the summer and winter in Ganyu.

Climate data for Ganyu County (1971–2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 4.5
(40.1)
6.5
(43.7)
11.5
(52.7)
18.5
(65.3)
23.9
(75.0)
27.5
(81.5)
29.9
(85.8)
29.5
(85.1)
26.0
(78.8)
20.9
(69.6)
13.6
(56.5)
7.1
(44.8)
18.3
(64.9)
Average low °C (°F) −3.9
(25.0)
−2.1
(28.2)
2.3
(36.1)
8.4
(47.1)
13.8
(56.8)
19.3
(66.7)
23.3
(73.9)
22.8
(73.0)
17.6
(63.7)
11.2
(52.2)
4.2
(39.6)
−1.9
(28.6)
9.6
(49.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 18.0
(0.71)
20.9
(0.82)
32.4
(1.28)
47.2
(1.86)
68.4
(2.69)
103.9
(4.09)
237.3
(9.34)
204.9
(8.07)
79.1
(3.11)
48.2
(1.90)
32.3
(1.27)
13.3
(0.52)
905.9
(35.66)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 4.0 5.2 6.4 6.6 8.3 8.6 14.0 11.0 7.6 6.6 5.4 3.6 87.3
Average relative humidity (%) 67 67 68 68 72 77 85 84 77 72 69 67 73
Mean monthly sunshine hours 175.5 172.9 204.9 227.5 254.8 226.9 208.1 234.0 219.0 211.8 181.2 178.8 2,495.4
Percent possible sunshine 56 56 56 58 59 53 47 56 59 60 58 59 56
Source: China Meteorological Administration

Famous people

Xu Fu(徐福), Hou Yong(侯勇)

Famous food

Jianbing(煎饼)

Administrative divisions

There are 18 towns in the district:[2]

  • Qingkou (Tsingkow) (青口镇)
  • Zhewang (柘汪镇)
  • Shiqiao (石桥镇)
  • Jinshan (金山镇)
  • Heilin (黑林镇)
  • Lizhuang (厉庄镇)
  • Haitou (海头镇)
  • Tashan (塔山镇)
  • Ganma (赣马镇)
  • Banzhuang (班庄镇)
  • Chengtou (城头镇)
  • Menhe (门河镇)
  • Chengxi (城西镇)
  • Huandun (欢墩镇)
  • Songzhuang (宋庄镇)
  • Shahe (沙河镇)
  • Dunshang (墩尚镇)
  • Luoyang (罗阳镇)

References

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Ganyu" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:赣榆县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Archived from the original on 2013-04-07. Retrieved 2013-02-21.