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Linjiang

Linjiang
临江市
County-level city
Location in Baishan City
Location in Baishan City
Linjiang is located in Jilin
Linjiang
Linjiang
Location of the city centre in Jilin
Coordinates:
Country  China
Province Jilin
Prefecture-level city Baishan
Township-level divisions 6 subdistricts
6 towns
1 township
Municipal seat Jianguo Subdistrict (建国街道)
Area
 • Total 3,009 km2 (1,162 sq mi)
Elevation 341 m (1,119 ft)
Population
 • Total 190,000
 • Density 63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 134600

Linjiang (simplified Chinese: 临江; traditional Chinese: 臨江; pinyin: Línjiāng; listed as Linkiang on old maps) is a county-level city in southern Jilin Province, China, located to the east of Tonghua, and not far from the border with North Korea. It is a county-level city under the administration of Baishan. The city briefly served as the capital of Manchukuo in August 1945.

Geography

Linjiang has a monsoon-influenced humid continental climate (Köppen Dwa), with long, very cold winters, and very warm, humid summers. Monthly average temperatures range from −15.6 °C (3.9 °F) in January to 22.4 °C (72.3 °F) in July, and the annual mean is 5.30 °C (41.5 °F). Though the annual total is generous, precipitation is quite low during the winter and rainfall is concentrated in the months of June through August. Sunshine is generous but falling far short of the central and western parts of Jilin; with monthly percent possible sunshine ranging from 42% in July to 60% in February, there are 2,232 hours of bright sunshine annually.

Climate data for Linjiang (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −8.2
(17.2)
−2.7
(27.1)
5.4
(41.7)
15.2
(59.4)
21.5
(70.7)
25.6
(78.1)
28.2
(82.8)
27.4
(81.3)
21.8
(71.2)
14.5
(58.1)
3.8
(38.8)
−5.6
(21.9)
12.24
(54.03)
Average low °C (°F) −21.3
(−6.3)
−16.6
(2.1)
−6.9
(19.6)
1.1
(34)
7.2
(45)
13.5
(56.3)
18.1
(64.6)
17.3
(63.1)
9.6
(49.3)
0.8
(33.4)
−7.3
(18.9)
−16.8
(1.8)
−0.11
(31.81)
Precipitation mm (inches) 10.6
(0.417)
9.7
(0.382)
18.5
(0.728)
44.1
(1.736)
77.5
(3.051)
121.0
(4.764)
190.6
(7.504)
163.7
(6.445)
73.0
(2.874)
37.2
(1.465)
29.9
(1.177)
16.0
(0.63)
791.8
(31.173)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 8.8 7.4 8.6 10.6 14.3 15.8 17.9 15.1 11.5 9.8 10.1 9.8 139.7
% humidity 71 65 59 56 62 73 79 81 78 67 69 72 69.3
Mean monthly sunshine hours 162.2 178.9 217.0 212.6 224.9 207.4 191.4 185.5 172.6 190.9 149.4 139.6 2,232.4
Percent possible sunshine 55 60 59 53 50 46 42 43 46 56 51 49 50
Source: China Meteorological Administration

Administrative divisions

There are six subdistricts, six towns and one townships under the city's administration:[1]

Subdistricts

Towns:

The only township is Mayihe Township (蚂蚁河乡)

See also

References

  1. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:临江市 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2013-02-19. 

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