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Linjiang

Linjiang


临江市
Location in Baishan City
Location in Baishan City
Linjiang is located in Jilin
Linjiang
Linjiang
Location of the city centre in Jilin
Coordinates: 41°49′N126°55′E / 41.817°N 126.917°E / 41.817; 126.917Coordinates: 41°49′N126°55′E / 41.817°N 126.917°E / 41.817; 126.917
Country People's Republic of 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
 • County-level city 3,009 km2 (1,162 sq mi)
 • Urban 170.84 km2 (65.96 sq mi)
Elevation
341 m (1,119 ft)
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • County-level city 162,000
 • Density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
 • Urban
97,100
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
134600

Linjiang (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: 臨江; pinyin: Línjiāng; listed as Linkiang on old maps) is a county-level city in southern Jilin province, People's Republic of 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.

Culture [ edit ]

During 1953–76, there are totally twenty one Chinese films being shoot on location in Linjiang, including Visitors on the Icy Mountain.[2]

Geography [ edit ]

Linjiang (labelled as Lin-chiang 臨江) (1954)

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)
12.2

(54.0)
Average low °C (°F) −21.3

(−6.3)
−16.6

(2.1)
−6.9

(19.6)
1.1

(34.0)
7.2

(45.0)
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)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 10.6

(0.42)
9.7

(0.38)
18.5

(0.73)
44.1

(1.74)
77.5

(3.05)
121.0

(4.76)
190.6

(7.50)
163.7

(6.44)
73.0

(2.87)
37.2

(1.46)
29.9

(1.18)
16.0

(0.63)
791.8

(31.16)
Average 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
Average relative humidity (%) 71 65 59 56 62 73 79 81 78 67 69 72 69
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 [ edit ]

There are six subdistricts, six towns and one townships under the city's administration:[3]

Subdistricts

Towns:

The only township is Mayihe Township (蚂蚁河乡)

See also [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ a b Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, ed. (2019). China Urban Construction Statistical Yearbook 2017. Beijing: China Statistics Press. p. 50. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  2. ^ Jin, Changguo (2014). "临江——一座小城21部老电影". Chinese National Geography (in Chinese) (8): 172–189.
  3. ^ 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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