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Heishui County

Heishui County
黑水县
County
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Chinese 黑水县
 • Pinyin Hēishuǐ Xiàn
 • Tibetan ཁྲོ་ཆུ་
Location of Heishui County (light red) in Aba (yellow) and Sichuan (light gray)
Location of Heishui County (light red)
in Aba (yellow) and Sichuan (light gray)
Heishui County is located in Sichuan
Heishui County
Heishui County
Location of Heishui County in Sichuan
Coordinates: 32°14′07″N 103°03′20″E / 32.23528°N 103.05556°E / 32.23528; 103.05556
Country China
Province Sichuan
Prefecture Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture
Area[1]
 • Total 4,356 km2 (1,682 sq mi)
Elevation[1] 3,544 m (11,627 ft)
Population (2016)[2] 61,744
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Website [www.heishui.gov.cn]

Heishui County (Chinese: 黑水县; pinyin: Hēishuǐ Xiàn; Tibetan: ཁྲོ་ཆུ་) is a county of Sichuan Province, China. It is under the administration of the Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture.[3] The county has an area of 1,682 square miles (4,356 km2) and its average elevation is 11,627 feet (3,544 m).[1] As of 2016, the county has a population of 61,744.[2]

Climate

Climate data for Heishui (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 21.1
(70)
25.3
(77.5)
28.6
(83.5)
33.0
(91.4)
31.8
(89.2)
31.5
(88.7)
33.4
(92.1)
32.8
(91)
31.2
(88.2)
26.8
(80.2)
23.7
(74.7)
18.7
(65.7)
33.4
(92.1)
Average high °C (°F) 7.8
(46)
11.2
(52.2)
15.1
(59.2)
19.2
(66.6)
21.5
(70.7)
22.9
(73.2)
25.0
(77)
24.8
(76.6)
21.5
(70.7)
17.2
(63)
13.4
(56.1)
9.3
(48.7)
17.41
(63.33)
Daily mean °C (°F) −0.6
(30.9)
2.5
(36.5)
6.3
(43.3)
10.3
(50.5)
13.1
(55.6)
15.4
(59.7)
17.3
(63.1)
16.9
(62.4)
14.0
(57.2)
9.7
(49.5)
4.6
(40.3)
0.4
(32.7)
9.16
(48.48)
Average low °C (°F) −6.2
(20.8)
−3.6
(25.5)
0.1
(32.2)
3.9
(39)
7.3
(45.1)
10.6
(51.1)
12.4
(54.3)
12.0
(53.6)
9.6
(49.3)
5.3
(41.5)
−0.9
(30.4)
−5.4
(22.3)
3.76
(38.76)
Record low °C (°F) −13.9
(7)
−11.7
(10.9)
−11.0
(12.2)
−2.6
(27.3)
−0.4
(31.3)
3.8
(38.8)
4.7
(40.5)
3.4
(38.1)
0.6
(33.1)
−4.3
(24.3)
−7.8
(18)
−12.5
(9.5)
−13.9
(7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 5.8
(0.228)
9.9
(0.39)
31.6
(1.244)
66.7
(2.626)
121.7
(4.791)
146.8
(5.78)
127.4
(5.016)
102.2
(4.024)
117.7
(4.634)
73.0
(2.874)
14.2
(0.559)
4.1
(0.161)
821.1
(32.327)
Average relative humidity (%) 52 52 56 59 68 76 76 76 78 74 61 53 65.1
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

Administrative divisions

Heishui County has jurisdiction over 3 towns and 14 townships:[2]

  • Luhua Town(芦花镇)
  • Kalong Town (卡龙镇)
  • Se'ergu Town (色尔古镇)
  • Shashiduo Township (沙石多乡)
  • Mawo Township (麻窝乡)
  • Hongyan Township (红岩乡)
  • Shuangliusuo Township (双溜索乡)
  • Weigu Township (维古乡)
  • Musu Township (木苏乡)
  • Luoduo Township (洛多乡)
  • Longba Township (龙坝乡)
  • Shidiaolou Township (石碉楼乡)
  • Wabo Township (瓦钵乡)
  • Zhimulin Township (知木林乡)
  • Ciba Township (慈坝乡)
  • Zhabo Township (扎窝乡)
  • Qinglang Township (晴朗乡)

References

  1. ^ a b c Li, Xiguang (2003-01-10). "Prologue". 找故事的艺术——在长征路上体味清华新闻学 [The Art of Storytelling: Experience Tsinghua News on the Long March] (in Chinese). Tsinghua University Press (published 2003-01-01). p. 18. ISBN 9787302062165. Archived from the original on 2017-08-11. Retrieved 2017-08-11. 
  2. ^ a b c Han, Fei; Li, Yaqiong, eds. (2016-03-10). "黑水县情" [Heishui County Overview]. Heishui County Portal (in Chinese). Heishui County Government. Archived from the original on 2017-08-11. Retrieved 2017-08-11. 
  3. ^ "2016年统计用区划代码" [Statistical zoning code, 2016 (Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture)]. National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. 2016. Archived from the original on 2017-08-11. Retrieved 2017-08-11.