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Laohekou

Laohekou


老河口市


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Laohekou is located in Hubei
Laohekou
Laohekou
Location in Hubei
Coordinates (Laohekou government): 32°21′32″N111°41′02″E / 32.359°N 111.684°E / 32.359; 111.684Coordinates: 32°21′32″N111°41′02″E / 32.359°N 111.684°E / 32.359; 111.684
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hubei
Prefecture-level city Xiangyang
Area
 • County-level city 1,032 km2 (398 sq mi)
 • Urban 208.00 km2 (80.31 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • County-level city 471,482
 • Estimate 
(2017)
547,000
 • Density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
 • Urban 281,000
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Website www.laohekou.com.cn

Laohekou (Chinese: 老河口; pinyin: Lǎohékǒu; literally: 'old river mouth') is a county-level city in the northwest of Hubei province, People's Republic of China. It is located on the Han River (Hanshui), near the Henan border.

The entire county-level city has an area of 1,032 square kilometres (398 sq mi) and a population of 490,000 (2002). It falls under the jurisdiction of Xiangyang City. The area includes the city of Laohekou proper, which has an area of 27 square kilometres (10 sq mi).

Before the Communist Revolution, the city was the seat of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Laohekou.

Geography [ edit ]

Map of Laohekou (labeled as LAO-HO-K'OU 老河口) and nearby areas (1955)

Laohekou has a monsoon-influenced, four season humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cfa), with cold, damp (but comparatively dry), winters, and hot, humid summers. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from 2.6 °C (36.7 °F) in January to 27.3 °C (81.1 °F) in July, while the annual mean is 15.53 °C (60.0 °F). A majority of the annual precipitation of 835 mm (32.9 in) occurs from June to September. With monthly percent possible sunshine ranging from 33% in January to 46% in August, the city receives 1,762 hours of bright sunshine annually; January thru March is the cloudiest period of the year.

Climate data for Laohekou (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 7.6

(45.7)
10.0

(50.0)
14.7

(58.5)
21.7

(71.1)
26.9

(80.4)
30.6

(87.1)
32.1

(89.8)
31.5

(88.7)
27.1

(80.8)
22.1

(71.8)
15.8

(60.4)
10.2

(50.4)
20.9

(69.6)
Average low °C (°F) −1.3

(29.7)
0.6

(33.1)
4.8

(40.6)
11.1

(52.0)
16.1

(61.0)
20.7

(69.3)
23.7

(74.7)
23.1

(73.6)
18.2

(64.8)
12.4

(54.3)
6.0

(42.8)
0.5

(32.9)
11.3

(52.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 21.4

(0.84)
28.3

(1.11)
51.7

(2.04)
68.3

(2.69)
87.9

(3.46)
99.1

(3.90)
120.6

(4.75)
131.5

(5.18)
94.9

(3.74)
70.4

(2.77)
42.2

(1.66)
18.4

(0.72)
834.7

(32.86)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 6.3 7.2 10.1 10.9 11.4 11.1 12.5 11.9 11.9 10.9 8.0 5.5 117.7
Average relative humidity (%) 74 72 74 75 74 75 82 81 79 78 76 73 76
Mean monthly sunshine hours 105.3 105.1 124.3 159.2 180.0 179.8 184.3 187.6 140.3 143.8 129.7 122.4 1,761.8
Percent possible sunshine 33 34 34 41 42 42 43 46 38 41 41 40 40
Source: China Meteorological Administration

Administrative divisions [ edit ]

Two subdistricts:[1][3][4]

Seven towns:

The only township is Yuanchong Township (袁冲)

Other areas:

Transport [ edit ]

Laohekou is served by the Hankou–Danjiangkou Railway and the Laohekou Airport.

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ a b c 老河口市历史沿革 [Laohekou City Historical Development] (in Chinese). XZQH.org. 6 August 2014. Retrieved 3 September 2018. 1996年,老河口市面积1032平方千米,{...}2010年第六次人口普查,老河口市常住总人口其中:471482人,光化街道67317人,酂阳街道97148人,孟楼镇31968人,竹林桥镇35022人,薛集镇42538人,张集镇41215人,仙人渡镇36042人,洪山嘴镇50677人,李楼镇37453人,袁冲乡32102人。
  2. ^ a b Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, ed. (2019). China Urban Construction Statistical Yearbook 2017. Beijing: China Statistics Press. p. 66. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  3. ^ 老河口概况--【行政建制】 [Laohekou Overview - Administrative Structure] (in Chinese). Laohekou People's Government. 1 February 2016. Retrieved 3 September 2018. 老河口市辖1乡:袁冲乡;7镇:仙人渡镇、张集镇、竹林桥镇、薛集镇、孟楼镇、李楼镇、洪山嘴镇;2个街道办事处:酂阳街道办事处、光化街道办事处。
  4. ^ 2017年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:老河口市 [2017 Statistical Area Numbers and Rural-Urban Area Numbers: Laohekou City]. National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. 2017. Retrieved 1 September 2018. 统计用区划代码 名称 420682001000 光化街道办事处 420682002000 酂阳街道办事处 420682100000 孟楼镇 420682101000 竹林桥镇 420682102000 薛集镇 420682103000 张集镇 420682104000 仙人渡镇 420682105000 洪山嘴镇 420682106000 李楼镇 420682200000 袁冲乡 420682501000 蔬菜原种场 420682502000 百花山林场 420682503000 林茂山林场 420682504000 二房营原种场

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