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Dongtai

Dongtai


东台市


Tungtai
Dongtai is located in Jiangsu
Dongtai
Dongtai
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates: 32°47′42″N120°31′08″E / 32.795°N 120.519°E / 32.795; 120.519Coordinates: 32°47′42″N120°31′08″E / 32.795°N 120.519°E / 32.795; 120.519[1]
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jiangsu
Prefecture-level city Yancheng
Area
 • Total 1,869 km2 (722 sq mi)
Population
 (2004)
 • Total 1,159,400
 • Density 620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
224200
Area code(s) 0515

Dongtai (simplified Chinese: 东台; traditional Chinese: 東台; pinyin: Dōngtái) is a coastal county-level city under the administration of Yancheng, Jiangsu province, China. It has a population of roughly 1,170,000 estimated for 2007. Out of the total population, about 260,000 live in the Dongtai urban core, others are distributed in the 23 suburban towns and rural regions (Some famous towns include Touzao, Anfeng, Qingdong, Sancang, Qianggang, Fu'an, Tangyang, etc.). With some[quantify] Yellow Sea coast, it borders the prefecture-level cities of Nantong to the south and Taizhou to the west, and is the southernmost county-level division of Yancheng.

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Administrative divisions [ edit ]

There are 14 towns under the city's administration:[2]

Climate [ edit ]

Climate data for Dongtai (1981–2010 normals)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 6.3

(43.3)
8.3

(46.9)
12.8

(55.0)
19.1

(66.4)
25.0

(77.0)
28.3

(82.9)
31.1

(88.0)
30.7

(87.3)
27.0

(80.6)
22.1

(71.8)
15.7

(60.3)
9.1

(48.4)
19.6

(67.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 2.1

(35.8)
3.9

(39.0)
7.9

(46.2)
13.8

(56.8)
19.5

(67.1)
23.6

(74.5)
27.2

(81.0)
26.7

(80.1)
22.6

(72.7)
17.1

(62.8)
10.7

(51.3)
4.5

(40.1)
15.0

(59.0)
Average low °C (°F) −1.1

(30.0)
0.5

(32.9)
4.1

(39.4)
9.4

(48.9)
15.0

(59.0)
19.9

(67.8)
24.2

(75.6)
23.7

(74.7)
19.1

(66.4)
13.2

(55.8)
6.8

(44.2)
0.9

(33.6)
11.3

(52.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 38.3

(1.51)
40.3

(1.59)
67.7

(2.67)
66.1

(2.60)
88.2

(3.47)
146.6

(5.77)
221.1

(8.70)
155.7

(6.13)
101.1

(3.98)
48.6

(1.91)
60.4

(2.38)
27.0

(1.06)
1,061.1

(41.77)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 7.1 7.8 10.5 8.9 10.5 11.7 13.4 11.5 9.4 8.0 7.0 5.1 110.9
Average relative humidity (%) 76 77 77 77 77 80 84 85 83 78 77 75 79
Mean monthly sunshine hours 150.0 141.6 158.2 187.9 211.4 178.8 200.4 227.9 186.2 188.5 170.0 168.9 2,169.8
Percent possible sunshine 48 46 43 49 50 42 46 55 50 54 54 55 49
Source: China Meteorological Administration (precipitation days and sunshine 1971–2000)[3][4]

Transport [ edit ]

Transportation in Dongtai is fairly convenient. There are four International airports (Shanghai Pudong, Shanghai Hongqiao, Nanjing Lukou, Yancheng Nanyang) within 200 kilometers. There are also several other domestic airports nearby. The Xinchang Railway traverses the downtown. China National Highway 204, No. 333 provincial highway, Anqiang provincial road, and G15 Shenyang–Haikou Expressway, alternatively known in the province as the Coastal Expressway (沿海高速公路).

Culture [ edit ]

The dialect in Dongtai is quite different from Mandarin. The local accent is closely related to nearby Taizhou, Haiyan, Xinghua, Dafeng area.

The cuisine in Dongtai is closely related to Huai-Yang. The taste is not strong, and that is different from most of other regions in China. In Dongtai, people also have chance to eat different seafood.

Tourist can also find fun in Dongtai. Xi-xi ancient town is the cradle of Dongtai and it is also a Holy land of Buddhism. The Yellow Sea (Huanghai) National Park is on the east coastal region of Dongtai and there are also a national everglade protection region and a five-A (the highest level) precious animal protection region nearby

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Dongtai" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:东台市 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2013-02-21. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ 中国气象数据网 - WeatherBk Data (in Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 2020-04-15.
  4. ^ 中国地面国际交换站气候标准值月值数据集(1971-2000年). China Meteorological Administration. Archived from the original on 2013-09-21. Retrieved 2010-05-25.

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