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Wuzhou
梧州
Ngouzcouh
Prefectur-level ceety
梧州市
Location o Wuzhou Prefectur athin Guangxi
Wuzhou is located in China
Wuzhou
Wuzhou
Location o Wuzhou Prefectur athin Guangxi
Coordinates: 23°29′N 111°19′E / 23.483°N 111.317°E / 23.483; 111.317
Kintra Cheenae
Province Guangxi
Government
 • Communist Pairty Boss Liu Zhiyong
 • Mayor Wang Kai
Area
 • Prefectur-level ceety 12,588 km2 (4,860 sq mi)
Population (2010 Census)
 • Prefectur-level ceety 3,273,300
 • Density 260/km2 (670/sq mi)
 • Urban 492,306
Time zone Cheenae Staundart Time (UTC+8)
Postal code 543000 (Wanxiu Destrict)
Area code(s) 0774
Website http://www.wuzhou.gov.cn

Wúzhōu (Cheenese: ; Jyutping: Ng⁴zau¹), ither names include Wuchow (Chinese Postal Map Romanization), an Ngchow (historically romanisit name), is a prefectur-level ceety in Cheenae's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

Geografie an climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

Wuzhou is locatit in eastren Guangxi borderin Guangdong province. It is at the confluence o the Gui River an the Xun River whaur they form the Xi River; 85% o aw water in Guangxi flows throu Wuzhou. The total aurie o Wuzhou is 12,588 km².

Wuzhou is subtropical monsoonal. The Tropic o Cancer bisects the ceety. Average annual temperatur is 21.1°C an precipitation is 1500 mm. Thare are 1915 oors o sunlicht annually.

Climate data for Wuzhou (1971-2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average heich °C (°F) 17.0
(62.6)
17.5
(63.5)
21.1
(70.0)
25.8
(78.4)
30.0
(86.0)
32.3
(90.1)
33.7
(92.7)
33.5
(92.3)
32.1
(89.8)
28.8
(83.8)
24.1
(75.4)
19.8
(67.6)
26.3
(79.3)
Average laich °C (°F) 8.4
(47.1)
10.0
(50.0)
13.5
(56.3)
18.1
(64.6)
21.5
(70.7)
23.9
(75.0)
24.5
(76.1)
24.3
(75.7)
22.8
(73.0)
19.0
(66.2)
13.9
(57.0)
9.7
(49.5)
17.5
(63.5)
Rainfall mm (inches) 55.5
(2.185)
76.7
(3.02)
82.6
(3.252)
203.1
(7.996)
279.5
(11.004)
193.8
(7.63)
169.2
(6.661)
173.4
(6.827)
91.1
(3.587)
62.1
(2.445)
33.7
(1.327)
30.2
(1.189)
1,450.9
(57.122)
humidity 76 80 82 84 84 83 81 82 78 73 71 70 78.7
Avg. rainy days (≥ 0.1 mm) 10.3 13.1 15.0 17.7 19.7 18.2 15.7 16.9 10.8 7.2 6.1 6.1 156.8
Mean monthly sunshine hours 95.0 62.2 62.2 79.5 134.9 167.4 226.9 209.2 192.9 187.9 169.3 150.8 1,738.2
Source: 中国气象局 国家气象信息中心

Demografics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae the 2010 Census, the prefectur-level ceety o Wuzhou haes 3,273,300 inhabitants an a population densitie o 260 inhabitants per km². The population is 13.22% heicher than in 2000 (the average annual population growt for the period 2000-2010 wis o 1.25%).[1]

The dominant ethnic group in the prefectur-level ceety is Han Cheenese but thare are Zhuang, Yao an ithers an aw. Wuzhou tradeetionally belangs tae the Cantonese cultural an linguistic region, so maist fowk speak the Wuzhou dialect o Cantonese an Mandarin as a result o Central Govrenment's Mandarin promotion policy.

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

Wuzhou haes 1 coonty-level ceety, 3 coonties, and 3 destricts.

Scots Name Simplifeed Tradeetional Pinyin Aurie Population Densitie
Wanxiu Destrict 万秀区 萬秀區 Wànxiù Qū 407 159,000 391
Dieshan Destrict 蝶山区 蝶山區 Diéshān Qū 313 194,900 623
Changzhou Destrict 长洲区 長洲區 Chángzhōu Qū 378 148,100 392
Cenxi Ceety 岑溪市 鬆滋市 Cénxīī Shì 2,783 903,000 324
Cangwu Coonty 苍梧县 蒼梧縣 Cāngwú Xiàn 4,273 619,300 145
Teng Coonty 藤县 藤縣 Téng Xiàn 3,946 1,036,900 263
Mengshan Coonty 蒙山县 蒙山縣 Méngshān Xiàn 1,279 212,100 166

Delicacies[eedit | eedit soorce]

A restaurant in Wuhan advertisin "Genuine Wuzhou Guilinggao"

Amangst the agricultural products producit in the region o Wuzhou, ane o the maist favoured snacks is Wuzhou honey date (梧州蜜枣). Guilinggao jelly is describit as a "Wuzhou delicacy" an aw.[2] Bingquan Soybean Milk is walcomit bi fowk an is in the leet o premium choices for breakfast an aw.

Trade[eedit | eedit soorce]

Wuzhou haes become a hub o the synthetic gemstone trade, pairticularly specializin in corundum, spinel an cubic zirconia.

Transportation[eedit | eedit soorce]

Railwey
Luozhan Railwey

Expresswey
Nanwu Expresswey

Heich-gate
China National Highway 207
China National Highway 321

Air
Wuzhou Changzhoudao Airport haes flichts tae Nanning, Guangzhou an Shenzhen, an is capable o handlin Boeing 737s on its fower runweys.

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