Xingren

Xingren (simplified Chinese: 兴仁市; traditional Chinese: 興仁市; pinyin: Xīngrén Shì) is a county-level city of southwestern Guizhou province, China. It is under the administration of the Qianxinan Buyei and Miao Autonomous Prefecture.

Xingren

兴仁市
Coordinates: 25°26′N 105°12′E
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuizhou
Autonomous prefectureQianxinan
Township-level divisions4 subdistricts
8 towns
5 townships
1 ethnic township
County seatChengbei Subdistrict (城北街道)
Area
  Total1,785 km2 (689 sq mi)
Elevation
1,354 m (4,442 ft)
Population
 (2010)
  Total417,829
  Density230/km2 (610/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
562300

Geography and climate

Due to its low latitude and elevation above 1,300 m (4,265.09 ft), Xingren has a monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cwa), bordering on a subtropical highland climate (Köppen Cwb) with very warm, rainy summers and mild, damp winters. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from 6.5 °C (43.7 °F) in January to 22.2 °C (72.0 °F) in July, while the annual mean is 15.49 °C (59.9 °F). Rainfall is very common year-round, occurring on 190 days of the year, but over 75% of the annual total (1,322 mm or 52 in) occurs from May to September. With monthly percent possible sunshine ranging from 25% in January to 42% in August, the county receives 1,532 hours of bright sunshine annually, with spring and summer sunnier than autumn and winter.


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