Lianyuan

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Lianyuan
涟源市
County-level city
Lianyuan is located in Hunan
Lianyuan
Lianyuan
Location in Hunan
Coordinates: 27°41′31″N 111°39′50″E / 27.692°N 111.664°E / 27.692; 111.664Coordinates: 27°41′31″N 111°39′50″E / 27.692°N 111.664°E / 27.692; 111.664[1]
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hunan
Prefecture-level city Loudi
Area[2]
 • Total 1,830.01 km2 (706.57 sq mi)
Population (2017)[3]
 • Total 894,000
 • Density 490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 4171XX
Website lianyuan.gov.cn

Lianyuan (simplified Chinese: 涟源; traditional Chinese: 漣源; pinyin: Liányuán) is a county-level city and the 7th most populous county-level division in Hunan Province, China; it is under the administration of Loudi prefecture-level City. Located on the geographical centre of Hunan, the city is bordered to the north by Anhua and Ningxiang Counties, to the east by Louxing District, to the south by Shuangfeng, Shaodong and Xinshao Counties, to the west by Lengshuijiang City and Xinhua County. Lianyuan City covers 1,830.01 km2 (706.57 sq mi).[3] As of the 2010 census, it has a registered population of 1,162,928 and a resident population of 995,712.[4] The city has a subdistrict, 16 towns and 2 townships under its jurisdiction, the government seat is Lantian Subdistrict (蓝田街道).[3][5]

History

Dividing parts of four counties of Xiangxiang, Anhua, Xinhua and Shaoyang, Lianyuan County was created in February 1952 and named after the place where it is located in the origin of the Lian River. The county-level city of Loudi (modern Louxing District) was formed by seven communes from Lianyuan County (the modern Lianyuan City) in January 1961. The county of Lianyuan was reorganized as the city of Lianyuan in 1987.

Shuidongdi Town was transferred to Louxing District on January 24, 2017. The city of Lianyuan covers an area of 1,830.01 km2 (706.57 sq mi) with a population of 894,000 (as of 2017). It has 16 towns, 2 townships and a subdistrict under jurisdiction.[3]

Subdivisions

Shuidongdi Town from Lianyuan was transferred to Louxing District on January 24, 2017. The city of Lianyuan has 2 townships, 16 towns and a subdistrict under jurisdiction.[3]

English Name Chinese Name Area Population Density
lantian Subdistrict 蓝田街道 23.2 81,880 3,529
Liumutang Town 六亩塘镇 69.8 57,951 830
Shimashan Town 石马山镇 117.7 68,879 585
Anping Town 安平镇 91.2 40,867 448
Meijiang Town 湄江镇 118.6 45,212 381
Fukou Town 伏口镇 199.7 53,244 267
Qiaotouhe Town 桥头河镇 132.5 96,279 727
Qixingjie Town 七星街镇 156.9 68,681 438
Yangshi Town 杨市镇 119.5 70,205 587
Fengping Town 枫坪镇 41.6 22,532 542
Doulishan Town 斗笠山镇 73.9 47,803 647
Baima Town 白马镇 90.1 35,784 397
Maotang Town 茅塘镇 82.9 22,568 272
Hetang Town 荷塘镇 102.0 42,406 416
Jinshi Town 金石镇 110.8 50,791 458
Longtang Town 龙塘镇 102.5 64,513 629
Dutoutang Town 渡头塘镇 62.9 29,404 467
Sanjia Township 三甲乡 82.2 38,658 470
Gutang Township 古塘乡 52.0 17,112 329

Sites of interest

There is a twenty years old noodle restaurant in Lanxi Bridge.

Transportation

China National Highway 207

Climate

Climate data for Lianyuan (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 24.3
(75.7)
31.0
(87.8)
34.5
(94.1)
35.7
(96.3)
37.0
(98.6)
37.5
(99.5)
40.4
(104.7)
40.9
(105.6)
38.4
(101.1)
35.6
(96.1)
32.4
(90.3)
24.9
(76.8)
40.9
(105.6)
Average high °C (°F) 9.1
(48.4)
11.0
(51.8)
15.4
(59.7)
21.9
(71.4)
26.9
(80.4)
29.9
(85.8)
33.3
(91.9)
32.7
(90.9)
28.8
(83.8)
23.3
(73.9)
17.9
(64.2)
12.2
(54)
21.9
(71.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 5.3
(41.5)
7.3
(45.1)
11.2
(52.2)
17.2
(63)
22.0
(71.6)
25.4
(77.7)
28.5
(83.3)
27.6
(81.7)
23.6
(74.5)
18.3
(64.9)
12.7
(54.9)
7.4
(45.3)
17.2
(63)
Average low °C (°F) 2.6
(36.7)
4.6
(40.3)
8.1
(46.6)
13.8
(56.8)
18.3
(64.9)
22.1
(71.8)
24.7
(76.5)
24.1
(75.4)
20.2
(68.4)
14.9
(58.8)
9.3
(48.7)
4.1
(39.4)
13.9
(57)
Record low °C (°F) −5.2
(22.6)
−4.6
(23.7)
−1.6
(29.1)
2.1
(35.8)
9.4
(48.9)
13.3
(55.9)
19.0
(66.2)
16.8
(62.2)
12.2
(54)
3.2
(37.8)
−1.1
(30)
−9.6
(14.7)
−9.6
(14.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 68.8
(2.709)
87.3
(3.437)
122.2
(4.811)
176.6
(6.953)
193.0
(7.598)
219.3
(8.634)
145.8
(5.74)
127.7
(5.028)
66.7
(2.626)
84.9
(3.343)
69.8
(2.748)
47.6
(1.874)
1,409.7
(55.501)
Average relative humidity (%) 81 82 82 82 81 83 78 80 79 80 79 78 80
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

References

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Lianyuan" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02. 
  2. ^ Loudi City Land Use Plan (2006–20)/《娄底市土地利用总体规划(2006-2020年)》.(in Chinese) Accessed 8 July 2014.
  3. ^ a b c d e 湖南省民政厅 湘民行发〔2017〕2号 see mzt.hunan.gov (2018-02-13), hunan.voc.com (2017-02-16) or 163.com (2017-02-16)
  4. ^ the population of Lianyuan City in 2010 census: according to the Communiqué on 2010 Census of Lianyuan City, see 涟源市第六次人口普查主要数据公报
  5. ^ the divisions of Lianyuan City (in 2008): according to the result on adjustment of township-level administrative divisions of Lianyuan city in 2008, see xzqh.org (02-Feb-16): About history of Lianyuan or xzqh.org (02-Feb-16): About Lianyuan

External links

  • Official website of Lianyuan Government


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