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Zaoyang

Zaoyang


枣阳市


Tsaoyang
Zaoyang is located in Hubei
Zaoyang
Zaoyang
Location in Hubei
Coordinates (Zaoyang government): 32°07′44″N112°46′19″E / 32.129°N 112.772°E / 32.129; 112.772Coordinates: 32°07′44″N112°46′19″E / 32.129°N 112.772°E / 32.129; 112.772
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hubei
Prefecture-level city Xiangyang
Area
 • County-level city 3,277 km2 (1,265 sq mi)
 • Urban 437.80 km2 (169.04 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[1][3]
 • County-level city 1,004,741
 • Estimate 
(2017)
1,180,000
 • Density 310/km2 (790/sq mi)
 • Urban 326,000
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard Time)
Website zyzf.gov.cn

Zaoyang (simplified Chinese: 枣阳; traditional Chinese: 棗陽; pinyin: Zǎoyáng) is a city in the north of Hubei province, People's Republic of China, bordering Henan province to the north. Administratively, it is a county-level city under the administration of Xiangyang. At the 2010 census its population was 1,004,741 inhabitants even though its built-up (or metro) area is much smaller.

History [ edit ]

Remains dating back to the Warring States period (771 - 221 BCE) have been found near the city.[citation needed] Zaoyang was the site of two major battles during the Second Sino-Japanese War, the Battle of Suixian-Zaoyang and the Battle of Zaoyang-Yichang.

Geography and climate [ edit ]

Zaoyang's administrative area spans in latitude 31° 40'−32° 40' N, or 78 kilometres (48 mi) and in longitude 112° 30'−113° 00' N, or 65 kilometres (40 mi).

Zaoyang has a monsoon-influenced, four season humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cwa), with cold, damp (but comparatively dry), winters, and hot, humid summers. Monthly daily averages range from 2.4 °C (36.3 °F) in January to 27.5 °C (81.5 °F) in July, with an annual mean temperature of 15.5 °C (59.9 °F). Precipitation peaks from May to August. The city receives an average 2,100 hours of sunshine per year.

Climate data for Zaoyang (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 19.4

(66.9)
24.4

(75.9)
29.0

(84.2)
35.1

(95.2)
36.9

(98.4)
38.8

(101.8)
40.7

(105.3)
39.0

(102.2)
39.3

(102.7)
33.0

(91.4)
29.1

(84.4)
20.5

(68.9)
40.7

(105.3)
Average high °C (°F) 7.5

(45.5)
10.0

(50.0)
14.4

(57.9)
21.7

(71.1)
26.6

(79.9)
30.0

(86.0)
32.1

(89.8)
31.6

(88.9)
27.2

(81.0)
22.1

(71.8)
15.7

(60.3)
9.9

(49.8)
20.7

(69.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 2.4

(36.3)
4.6

(40.3)
9.1

(48.4)
16.1

(61.0)
21.1

(70.0)
25.3

(77.5)
27.5

(81.5)
26.8

(80.2)
22.1

(71.8)
16.6

(61.9)
10.3

(50.5)
4.6

(40.3)
15.5

(59.9)
Average low °C (°F) −1.4

(29.5)
0.6

(33.1)
4.8

(40.6)
11.4

(52.5)
16.4

(61.5)
21.1

(70.0)
24.0

(75.2)
23.1

(73.6)
18.2

(64.8)
12.5

(54.5)
6.3

(43.3)
0.7

(33.3)
11.5

(52.7)
Record low °C (°F) −15.1

(4.8)
−9.2

(15.4)
−4.1

(24.6)
−0.5

(31.1)
5.6

(42.1)
12.9

(55.2)
17.3

(63.1)
16.1

(61.0)
9.6

(49.3)
−0.6

(30.9)
−5.4

(22.3)
−11.6

(11.1)
−15.1

(4.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 16.2

(0.64)
23.9

(0.94)
46.4

(1.83)
65.6

(2.58)
100.5

(3.96)
119.5

(4.70)
149.5

(5.89)
124.6

(4.91)
82.5

(3.25)
63.1

(2.48)
36.0

(1.42)
14.2

(0.56)
842.0

(33.15)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 5.9 6.5 9.8 9.7 11.1 10.6 12.6 10.8 10.3 10.0 6.8 5.7 109.8
Source: Weather China[4]

Administrative divisions [ edit ]

Three subdistricts:[1][5][6]

Twelve towns:

Other areas:

Transport [ edit ]

Zaoyang is served by the Hankou–Danjiangkou Railway.

Notable people [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ a b c 枣阳市历史沿革 [Zaoyang City Historical Development] (in Chinese). XZQH.org. 6 August 2014. Retrieved 8 September 2018. 1996年,枣阳市面积3272平方千米,{...}杨垱镇{...}2010年第六次人口普查,枣阳市常住总人口其中:1004741人,北城街道74143人,南城街道137934人,环城街道51994人,琚湾镇66773人,七方镇85860人,杨当镇65941人,太平镇81251人,新市镇48362人,鹿头镇55667人,刘升镇34045人,兴隆镇54837人,王城镇40964人,吴店镇80714人,熊集镇41802人,平林镇25163人,枣阳经济开发区44146人,随阳农场6883人,车河农场8262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. ^ "China: Húbĕi (Prefectures, Cities, Districts and Counties) - Population Statistics, Charts and Map". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  4. ^ 枣阳 - 气象数据 -中国天气网 (in Chinese). Weather China. Retrieved 2011-11-27.
  5. ^ 行政区划 [Administrative Divisions] (in Chinese). Zaoyang People's Government. Retrieved 8 September 2018. 航天英雄聂海胜的家乡──枣阳,是湖北省西北部一颗璀璨的明珠,连鄂豫望江淮,处 于我国南北过渡带上。版图面积3277平方公里,总人口110万,辖12个镇(鹿头、新市、太平、杨垱、七方、琚湾、熊集、吴店、平林、王城、兴隆、刘 升)、3个办事处(南城、北城、环城)、1个省级经济技术开发区(西城开发区)、2个农场管理区(车河、随阳)。
  6. ^ 2017年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:枣阳市 [2017 Statistical Area Numbers and Rural-Urban Area Numbers: Zaoyang City]. National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. 2017. Retrieved 8 September 2018. 统计用区划代码 名称 420683001000 北城街道办事处 420683002000 南城街道办事处 420683003000 环城街道办事处 420683100000 琚湾镇 420683101000 七方镇 420683102000 杨当镇 420683103000 太平镇 420683104000 新市镇 420683105000 鹿头镇 420683106000 刘升镇 420683107000 兴隆镇 420683108000 王城镇 420683109000 吴店镇 420683110000 熊集镇 420683111000 平林镇 420683402000 枣阳经济开发区 420683500000 随阳农场 420683501000 车河农场
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