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Li County, Sichuan

Li County
County
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Simplified Chinese 理县
 • Pinyin Lǐ Xiàn
Li County in Ngawa, Sichuan
Li County in Ngawa, Sichuan
Li County is located in China
Li County
Li County
Location in China
Coordinates: 31°25′N 103°10′E / 31.417°N 103.167°E / 31.417; 103.167
Country China
Province Sichuan
Prefecture Ngawa
Area
 • Total 4,318 km2 (1,667 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 42,494
 • Density 9.8/km2 (25/sq mi)
 • Major nationalities Tibetan - 47.99%
Qiang - 31.95%
Han - 19.49%
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Li County or Lixian (Chinese 理县; pinyin: Lǐ Xiàn) is a county in Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan, China. China National Highway G317 and the Zagunao River run through the whole territory.[1]

On May 12, 2008, the area was affected by the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.

Transport

Geography

Li County is located from 30°54′43″N 102°32′46″E / 30.91194°N 102.54611°E / 30.91194; 102.54611 (30.911944°, 102.546111°) to 31°12′12″N 103°30′30″E / 31.20333°N 103.50833°E / 31.20333; 103.50833 (31.203333°, 103.508333°).[1]

Climate

Climate data for Lixian (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 20.9
(69.6)
30.4
(86.7)
31.7
(89.1)
32.0
(89.6)
33.4
(92.1)
34.6
(94.3)
35.8
(96.4)
34.4
(93.9)
33.6
(92.5)
27.6
(81.7)
24.4
(75.9)
19.5
(67.1)
35.8
(96.4)
Average high °C (°F) 7.0
(44.6)
10.1
(50.2)
14.7
(58.5)
19.9
(67.8)
22.9
(73.2)
24.5
(76.1)
26.9
(80.4)
26.8
(80.2)
22.7
(72.9)
17.9
(64.2)
13.4
(56.1)
8.4
(47.1)
17.93
(64.28)
Daily mean °C (°F) 1.0
(33.8)
3.6
(38.5)
7.6
(45.7)
12.2
(54)
15.6
(60.1)
18.0
(64.4)
20.3
(68.5)
20.1
(68.2)
16.7
(62.1)
12.0
(53.6)
7.0
(44.6)
2.2
(36)
11.36
(52.46)
Average low °C (°F) −3.1
(26.4)
−0.8
(30.6)
2.8
(37)
7.0
(44.6)
10.6
(51.1)
13.6
(56.5)
15.8
(60.4)
15.6
(60.1)
12.9
(55.2)
8.5
(47.3)
2.9
(37.2)
−2.0
(28.4)
6.98
(44.57)
Record low °C (°F) −11.0
(12.2)
−10.9
(12.4)
−7.9
(17.8)
−0.5
(31.1)
3.2
(37.8)
7.2
(45)
9.3
(48.7)
7.4
(45.3)
5.2
(41.4)
−0.2
(31.6)
−5.3
(22.5)
−12.1
(10.2)
−12.1
(10.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 8.2
(0.323)
13.4
(0.528)
33.5
(1.319)
61.4
(2.417)
88.1
(3.469)
105.9
(4.169)
79.0
(3.11)
74.4
(2.929)
80.1
(3.154)
54.7
(2.154)
16.4
(0.646)
4.2
(0.165)
619.3
(24.383)
Average relative humidity (%) 63 63 63 64 68 74 73 72 74 74 68 63 68.3
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

Demographics

The county had a population of 42,494 in 1999.[2]

Notes

  1. ^ a b abazhou.gov.cn
  2. ^ (in English) National Population Statistics Materials by County and City - 1999 Period, in China County & City Population 1999, Harvard China Historical GIS

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