Nayong County

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Nayong County

纳雍县
Nayong in Bijie
Nayong in Bijie
Bijie in Guizhou
Bijie in Guizhou
Coordinates (Nayong County government): 26°46′45″N 105°24′53″E / 26.7793°N 105.4146°E / 26.7793; 105.4146Coordinates: 26°46′45″N 105°24′53″E / 26.7793°N 105.4146°E / 26.7793; 105.4146
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuizhou
Prefecture-level cityBijie
Area
 • Total2,452.32 km2 (946.85 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[1]
 • Total1,081,429
 • Density440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Nayong County (simplified Chinese: 纳雍县; traditional Chinese: 納雍縣; pinyin: Nàyōng Xiàn) is a county in the west of Guizhou province, China. It is under the administration of Bijie city. It is rich in natural resources: coal, lead, zinc, marble, sulfur, iron, fluorite, dolomite, limestone and others. A significant portion of Guizhou's coal production is extracted in Nayong.[1] Nayong's marble is famous in China, and the annual production is 1,400,000 cubic metres (49,000,000 cu ft).[2] For agriculture, timber, tobacco, walnut and tea are some products of importance. In 2016, the total GDP was CN¥ 18,900,000,000, with a GDP per capita of CN¥ 27,843.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Nayong is partitioned in the following town-level divisions:[3]

  • Yongxi subdistrict (雍熙街道)
  • Wenchang subdistrict (文昌街道)
  • Juren subdistrict (居仁街道)
  • Zonglin town (骔岭镇)
  • Shaowo town (勺窝镇)
  • Yangchang town (阳长镇)
  • Xinfang township (新房乡)
  • Weixin town (维新镇)
  • Dongdi township (董地乡)
  • Shedongguan township (厍东关乡)
  • Longchang town (龙场镇)
  • Zhaile town (寨乐镇)
  • Huazuo township (化作乡)
  • Lezhi town (乐治镇)
  • Yulongba town (玉龙坝镇)
  • Shabao town (沙包镇)
  • Shuidong town (东镇)
  • Baixing town (百兴镇)
  • Shuguang town (曙光镇)
  • Gukai township (姑开乡)
  • Guoquanyan township (锅圈岩乡)
  • Yangchang township (羊场乡)
  • Kunzhai township (昆寨乡)
  • Zhuchang township (猪场乡)
  • Zuojiujia township (左鸠戛乡)
  • Zhangjiawan town (张家湾镇)

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Nayong (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 23.5
(74.3)
30.1
(86.2)
34.1
(93.4)
33.4
(92.1)
33.9
(93.0)
33.2
(91.8)
33.0
(91.4)
32.6
(90.7)
32.9
(91.2)
28.9
(84.0)
26.9
(80.4)
22.1
(71.8)
34.1
(93.4)
Average high °C (°F) 7.7
(45.9)
10.1
(50.2)
15.2
(59.4)
19.9
(67.8)
22.9
(73.2)
24.5
(76.1)
26.6
(79.9)
26.5
(79.7)
23.5
(74.3)
18.3
(64.9)
14.8
(58.6)
10.0
(50.0)
18.3
(65.0)
Daily mean °C (°F) 3.9
(39.0)
5.8
(42.4)
9.9
(49.8)
14.6
(58.3)
17.9
(64.2)
20.1
(68.2)
21.9
(71.4)
21.4
(70.5)
18.5
(65.3)
14.4
(57.9)
10.4
(50.7)
5.8
(42.4)
13.7
(56.7)
Average low °C (°F) 1.6
(34.9)
3.2
(37.8)
6.4
(43.5)
10.9
(51.6)
14.3
(57.7)
17.0
(62.6)
18.7
(65.7)
17.9
(64.2)
15.3
(59.5)
11.8
(53.2)
7.6
(45.7)
3.1
(37.6)
10.6
(51.2)
Record low °C (°F) −7.6
(18.3)
−4.8
(23.4)
−4.3
(24.3)
0.6
(33.1)
4.8
(40.6)
9.4
(48.9)
9.3
(48.7)
10.8
(51.4)
6.2
(43.2)
2.4
(36.3)
−3.3
(26.1)
−7.5
(18.5)
−7.6
(18.3)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 28.1
(1.11)
26.6
(1.05)
32.9
(1.30)
69.2
(2.72)
146.1
(5.75)
218.3
(8.59)
218.0
(8.58)
166.1
(6.54)
139.7
(5.50)
97.3
(3.83)
39.2
(1.54)
21.4
(0.84)
1,202.9
(47.35)
Average relative humidity (%) 86 84 78 77 77 81 79 80 80 84 83 83 81
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

Demographics[edit]

The total population is a little over 1 million people as of 2016 with a male to female ratio of 1.07:1. The urban population was 242,379 people. Nayong is home to at least 29 ethnic minorities such as Miao, Yi, Bai, Buyi, Hui, Dong and Zhuang.[1]

Transportation[edit]

Nayong has a railway station on the Zhijin to Liupanshui railroad, which was completed in 2015.[4]

References[edit]