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Kaili City

Kaili
凯里市
County-level city
The skyline of Kaili
The skyline of Kaili
Coordinates:
Country People's Republic of China
Province Guizhou
Autonomous prefecture Qiandongnan
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Kaili (simplified Chinese: 凯里; traditional Chinese: 凱裡; pinyin: Kǎilǐ) is a county-level city under the administration of Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, in southeastern Guizhou province, People's Republic of China. It is the center of Miao culture, hosting more than 120 festivals every year.[1] Kaili has a population of 478,642 in 2010[2] and is a major producer of rice.

Miao people

City centre

A significant population of Miao and Gejia (officially classified as Miao) live in Kaili. Kaili is host to more than 120 Miao festivals throughout the year. The Miao are known for arts and crafts, including jewelry, embroidery, brocade, batik, and papercutting.[1]

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Geography

Kaili's area is 1,306 km2 (504 sq mi). The postal code for Kaili is 556000.

Climate data for Kaili (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 8.4
(47.1)
10.1
(50.2)
15.1
(59.2)
21.3
(70.3)
25.2
(77.4)
28.0
(82.4)
30.3
(86.5)
30.5
(86.9)
26.9
(80.4)
21.6
(70.9)
16.3
(61.3)
11.6
(52.9)
20.4
(68.8)
Average low °C (°F) 2.1
(35.8)
3.7
(38.7)
7.3
(45.1)
12.8
(55)
16.7
(62.1)
20.1
(68.2)
22.0
(71.6)
21.1
(70)
17.9
(64.2)
13.5
(56.3)
8.7
(47.7)
4.2
(39.6)
12.5
(54.5)
Precipitation mm (inches) 36.6
(1.441)
34.6
(1.362)
55.0
(2.165)
121.5
(4.783)
191.2
(7.528)
225.7
(8.886)
174.1
(6.854)
122.6
(4.827)
89.1
(3.508)
98.4
(3.874)
53.8
(2.118)
22.3
(0.878)
1,224.9
(48.224)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 14.9 14.4 15.9 17.6 17.6 16.5 14.0 13.9 11.2 13.6 10.3 10.2 170.1
Source: Weather China

References

  1. ^ a b "The Zhuang & the Miao".  
  2. ^ http://www.geohive.com/cntry/cn-52.aspx

External links

  • Travel China Guide
  • Frommer's
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