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Qionghai
琼海
Coonty-level ceety
琼海市
Dountoun Qionghai
Dountoun Qionghai
Location o Qionghai Ceety (reid) in Hainan
Location o Qionghai Ceety (reid) in Hainan
Qionghai is locatit in Hainan
Qionghai
Qionghai
Location o the ceety centre in Hainan
Coordinates: 19°14′35″N 110°27′51″E / 19.24306°N 110.46417°E / 19.24306; 110.46417
Kintra Fowkrepublic o Cheenae
Province Hainan
Tounship-level diveesions 12 touns
Municipal seat Jiaji (嘉积镇)
Aurie
 • Total 1,692 km2 (653 sq mi)
Elevation 22 m (73 ft)
Population (2010) 483,217
Time zone Cheenae Staundart (UTC+8)
Postal code 571400
Aurie code(s) 0898
Licence plates 琼C
Wabsteid http://www.qionghai.gov.cn/

Qionghai (simplifeed Cheenese: 琼海; traditeeonal Cheenese: 瓊海; pinyin: Qiónghǎi) is ane o the 7 coonty-level ceeties o Hainan province, Fowkrepublic o Cheenae. It is locatit in the east o the island at the mooth o the Wanquan River, 86 kilometres (53 mi) frae the provincial caipital o Haikou. It haes an aurie o 1,692 square kilometres (653 sq mi) an in 2010, it haed a population o 483,217.

The seat o govrenment is at Jiaji (simplifeed Cheenese: 嘉积镇; traditeeonal Cheenese: 嘉積鎮; pinyin: Jiājī Zhèn), eften nou referred tae simply as Qionghai. Bo'ao, seat o the Boao Forum for Asie, alangs tae Qionghai Ceety.

The umwhile coonties o Qiongdong (Cheenese Postal Cairt Romanisation: Kiungtung) an Lehui (Cheenese Postal Cairt Romanisation: Lokwei) are nou pairt o Qiongdong Ceety.

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

Qionghai haes a tropical monsoon climate (Köppen Am).[1] Monsoonal influences are strang, wi a relatively lengthy wet saison an a pronoonced dry saison (Januar tae Mairch). Rainfaw is hiviest an maist frequent frae August tae October, whan typhoons mey strike, an is itherwise still common throughoot the year, averagin an annual tot o 2,060 mm (81 in); thare are 9.3 days wi 50 mm (1.97 in) or mair o rain. Humidity is consistently very heich, wi an average relative humidity o 85.8%. The ceety receives aboot anly a third o possible sunshine frae December thru Februar, while Mey thru Julie is the sunniest time o year.

Climate data for Qionghai (1971–2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average heich °C (°F) 22.7
(72.9)
23.8
(74.8)
26.8
(80.2)
29.8
(85.6)
32.1
(89.8)
32.7
(90.9)
33.0
(91.4)
32.6
(90.7)
31.1
(88.0)
28.8
(83.8)
25.9
(78.6)
23.2
(73.8)
28.5
(83.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 18.5
(65.3)
19.7
(67.5)
22.6
(72.7)
25.5
(77.9)
27.4
(81.3)
28.3
(82.9)
28.4
(83.1)
27.8
(82.0)
26.8
(80.2)
25.0
(77.0)
22.1
(71.8)
19.2
(66.6)
24.3
(75.7)
Average law °C (°F) 15.8
(60.4)
17.1
(62.8)
19.8
(67.6)
22.7
(72.9)
24.3
(75.7)
25.3
(77.5)
25.2
(77.4)
24.7
(76.5)
24.0
(75.2)
22.4
(72.3)
19.4
(66.9)
16.5
(61.7)
21.4
(70.6)
Average rainfaw mm (inches) 31.4
(1.24)
43.5
(1.71)
47.5
(1.87)
125.4
(4.94)
215.4
(8.48)
196.5
(7.74)
178.8
(7.04)
280.4
(11.04)
367.6
(14.47)
345.7
(13.61)
159.6
(6.28)
68.2
(2.69)
2,060
(81.10)
Average rainy days (≥ 0.1 mm) 10.6 11.1 10.1 12.1 15.0 14.6 12.9 17.9 17.5 16.5 13.4 10.8 162.5
Average relative humidity (%) 87 88 87 86 85 84 84 86 87 86 85 84 86
Mean monthly sunshine oors 116.3 101.6 150.3 181.4 219.3 225.3 251.4 215.4 179.8 162.5 121.1 112.2 2,036.6
Percent possible sunshine 34 31 41 48 55 57 62 54 49 45 36 33 46
Source: China Meteorological Administration

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Qionghai is dividit intae 12 touns:[2]

Ither[eedit | eedit soorce]

Qionghai is historically associatit wi the Reid Detachment o Weemen, an aw-female company o the Cheenese Reid Airmy who survived Naitionalist persecution. A novel based on thair story haes been made intae a ballet (The Reid Detachment o Weemen) an twa films.

The maist famous dish o Qionghai is Jiaji Duck, oreeginally introduced tae Qionghai bi locals who returned frae livin in Sootheast Asie.

See also[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Peel, M. C. and Finlayson, B. L. and McMahon, T. A. (2007). Updated Asian Map of the Köppen climate classification system. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. 11: 1633-1644.
  2. "2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:琼海市" (in Simplified Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2013-02-10. 

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