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Qingyuan, formerly romanized as Tsingyun,[a] is a prefecture-level city in northern Guangdong, China, on the banks of the Bei or North River. During the 2010 census, its total population was 3,698,412, out of whom 1,510,044 lived in the urbanized Qingcheng and Qingxin districtss. The primary spoken language is Cantonese. Covering 19,015 km2 (7,342 sq mi), Qingyuan
Qingyuan
is Guangdong's largest prefecture by land area. The urban core is surrounded by mountainous areas but is directly connected with Guangzhou
Guangzhou
and the Pearl River Delta
Pearl River Delta
by Highway 107.

Contents

1 History 2 Geography 3 Economy 4 Demographics 5 Attractions 6 Administration 7 Climate 8 Notes 9 References

9.1 Citations 9.2 Bibliography

10 External links

History[edit] Under the Qing, the area was known as Qingyuan
Qingyuan
County.[4] It was later promoted to prefecture-level city status. Geography[edit] Qingyuan's administrative area ranges in latitude from 23° 31' to 25° 12' N, and in longitude from 111° 55' to 113° 55′ E, just north of the Tropic of Cancer
Tropic of Cancer
and about 200 km (120 mi) from coast of the South China
China
Sea. More than half of the area is mountainous, and elevations increase from southeast to northwest. Qingyuan
Qingyuan
has a monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate, with an average annual temperature of 20.7 °C (69.3 °F), 1,900 mm (75 in) of rainfall, 1662.2 hours of sunshine, and a frost-free period of 314.4 days.[5] Economy[edit] Qingyuan
Qingyuan
is a major economic and transportation hub. The Beijing– Guangzhou
Guangzhou
Railway, National Highways 106 and 107, and the Bei or North River cross through the city. The maritime infrastructure in Qingyuan
Qingyuan
plays a vital role in transporting goods to other regional centers in Guangdong, Hong Kong, and Macao. The major ports are Qingyuan
Qingyuan
Port, Yingde
Yingde
Port, Lianzhou
Lianzhou
Port, and Yangshan Port. Demographics[edit] According to the 2010 Census, Qingyuan
Qingyuan
has a population of 3,698,394 inhabitants,[6] 550,715 more than in 2000 (an annual growth rate of 1.63%). Han Chinese
Han Chinese
comprise over 95% of the entire population, while there are some areas inhabited by the Zhuang and Yao minorities. Attractions[edit] Qingyuan
Qingyuan
is famous for its tourist attractions. These include Niuyuzui, Feilai Temple, Feixia Scenic Spots, Baojing Palace of Yingde, Taihe Ancient Cave of Qingxin, Sankeng Hot Spring in Qingxin County, Huanghua Lake in Fogang, Little Biejiang of Lianyang, Peak Shikengkong in Yangshan County, Underground River of Lianzhou, Huangteng Gorge, Three Gorges of Huangchuan, Yinzhan Hot Spring Area, and the indigenous customs of minorities in Liannan and Lianshan. Administration[edit] The provincial and municipal administration is located in Qingcheng District. It oversees one other district, two county-level cities, four counties, and one economic development district.

Map

Qingcheng Qingxin Fogang County Yangshan County Lianshan County Liannan County Yingde (city) Lianzhou (city)

Name Simplified Chinese Hanyu Pinyin Population (2010 census) Area (km2) Density (/km2)

Qingcheng District 清城区 Qīngchéng Qū 811,233 927.22 875

Qingxin District 清新区 Qīngxīn Qū 698,811 2,725.07 256

Fogang County 佛冈县 Fógāng Xiàn 302,906 1,292.92 234

Yangshan County 阳山县 Yángshān Xiàn 356,095 3,418.37 10'

Lianshan Zhuang and Yao Autonomous County 连山壮族 瑶族自治县 Liánshān Zhuàngzú Yáozú Zìzhìxiàn 90,515 1,164.84 78

Liannan Yao Autonomous County 连南瑶族 自治县 Liánnán Yáozú Zìzhìxiàn 129,258 1,239.38 100

Yingde 英德市 Yīngdé Shì 941,952 5,671.02 166

Lianzhou 连州市 Liánzhōu Shì 367,642 2,664.09 138

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Qingyuan
Qingyuan
(1981−2010)

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year

Record high °C (°F) 28.6 (83.5) 30.0 (86) 33.4 (92.1) 33.5 (92.3) 35.0 (95) 38.1 (100.6) 39.0 (102.2) 38.7 (101.7) 38.2 (100.8) 36.4 (97.5) 33.2 (91.8) 28.7 (83.7) 39 (102.2)

Average high °C (°F) 17.6 (63.7) 18.1 (64.6) 20.6 (69.1) 25.2 (77.4) 29.4 (84.9) 31.5 (88.7) 33.3 (91.9) 33.4 (92.1) 31.9 (89.4) 29.0 (84.2) 24.6 (76.3) 20.1 (68.2) 26.23 (79.21)

Daily mean °C (°F) 13.1 (55.6) 14.4 (57.9) 17.2 (63) 21.8 (71.2) 25.5 (77.9) 27.6 (81.7) 28.9 (84) 28.9 (84) 27.4 (81.3) 24.3 (75.7) 19.5 (67.1) 14.9 (58.8) 21.96 (71.52)

Average low °C (°F) 10.0 (50) 11.8 (53.2) 14.7 (58.5) 19.4 (66.9) 22.7 (72.9) 24.9 (76.8) 25.7 (78.3) 25.7 (78.3) 24.2 (75.6) 20.8 (69.4) 15.9 (60.6) 11.2 (52.2) 18.92 (66.06)

Record low °C (°F) 1.5 (34.7) 2.1 (35.8) 2.8 (37) 8.7 (47.7) 13.9 (57) 18.8 (65.8) 21.9 (71.4) 21.8 (71.2) 15.5 (59.9) 10.2 (50.4) 4.6 (40.3) 1.1 (34) 1.1 (34)

Average precipitation mm (inches) 56.6 (2.228) 88.5 (3.484) 142.4 (5.606) 239.4 (9.425) 350.6 (13.803) 391.4 (15.409) 282.0 (11.102) 227.0 (8.937) 147.2 (5.795) 62.4 (2.457) 45.0 (1.772) 36.7 (1.445) 2,069.2 (81.463)

Average relative humidity (%) 71 77 81 83 82 83 80 79 75 69 66 65 75.9

Source: China
China
Meteorological Data Service Center

Notes[edit]

^ Qingyuan
Qingyuan
has also sometimes been romanized as Tsing-yuan,[2] Tsing-yuen,[2] Ts‘ing-yuen,[3] and Tsing-yuen-heën.[4]

References[edit] Citations[edit]

^ http://www.citypopulation.de/php/china-guangdong-admin.php ^ a b Encyclopædia Britannica, 9th ed. (1878), Vol. V, "China". ^ Encyclopædia Britannica, 11th ed. (1911), Vol. XV, "Kwang-tung". ^ a b Gutzlaff (1838), p. 564. ^ 清远 - 气象数据 -中国天气网 (in Chinese). Weather China. Retrieved 2012-07-18.  ^ (in Chinese) Compilation by LianXin website. Data from the Sixth National Population Census of the People's Republic of China
People's Republic of China
Archived April 6, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.

Bibliography[edit]

Gutzlaff, Charles (1838), China
China
Opened, or, A Display of the Topography, History, Customs, Manners, Arts, Manufactures, Commerce, Literature, Religion, Jurisprudence, Etc. of the Chinese Empire, Vol. II, London: Smith, Elder, & Co. .

External links[edit]

Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Qingyuan.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Qingyuan.

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