Baishan

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Baishan

白山市
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Baishan Railway Station
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Location of Baishan City (yellow) in Jilin (light grey) and China
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Baishan
Location of the city center in Jilin
Coordinates(Baishan municipal government): 41°56′38″N126°24′53″E / 41.9440°N 126.4147°E / 41.9440; 126.4147 Coordinates: 41°56′38″N126°24′53″E / 41.9440°N 126.4147°E / 41.9440; 126.4147
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jilin
County-level divisions 6
Incorporated (city)8 September 1986
Renamed31 January 1994
Municipal seat Hunjiang District
Government
  Type Prefecture-level city
   CPC Baishan SecretaryLi Wei (李伟)
  MayorPeng Yonglin (彭永林)
Area
   Prefecture-level city 17,485 km2 (6,751 sq mi)
  Urban
 (2017) [1]
388.11 km2 (149.85 sq mi)
Elevation
471 m (1,545 ft)
Population
 (2010)
   Prefecture-level city 1,296,575
  Density74/km2 (190/sq mi)
   Urban
 (2017) [1]
402,600
  Urban density1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
134300
Area code(s) 0439
ISO 3166 code CN-JL-06
Licence plates 吉F
Website bs.jl.gov.cn

Baishan (Chinese :白山; pinyin :Báishān, Korean : 백산시) is a prefecture-level city in Jilin province of the People's Republic of China. "白山" literally means "White Mountain", and is named after Changbai Mountain (Chinese :长白山; pinyin :Chángbái Shān, also known as Paektu Mountain (Korean: 백두산)).

Contents

Baishan is to be granted the title of China International Mineral Water City. In Baishan is the Baishan Dam.

History

In 1902, Qing imperial government set up the Linjiang County in today's Baishan region. During the Manchukuo period, Linjiang county was under the jurisdiction of Tonghua. In March 1959, Jilin provincial government promoted Linjiang County to a county-level city and renamed it as Hunjiang City, which is still under the administration of Tonghua Prefecture. In 1985, Hunjiang City developed into a prefecture-level city, administerring three districts and three counties including Fusong, Jingyu and Changbai. The city was renamed to Baishan in April, 1994 with the approval of the State Council. [2]

Administrative divisions

Map
#Name Hanzi Hanyu Pinyin Population (2003 est.)Area (km²)Density (/km²)
1 Hunjiang District 浑江区Húnjiāng Qū330,0001,388238
2 Jiangyuan District 江源区Jiāngyuán Qū260,0001,348193
3 Linjiang City 临江市Línjiāng Shì180,0003,00960
4 Fusong County 抚松县Fǔsōng Xiàn300,0006,15049
5 Jingyu County 靖宇县Jìngyǔ Xiàn140,0003,09445
6 Changbai Korean Autonomous County 长白朝鲜族自治县Chángbái Cháoxiǎnzú Zìzhìxiàn80,0002,49632

Geography

Climate data for Baishan (1981–2010 normals)
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Average high °C (°F)−7.7
(18.1)
−3.1
(26.4)
3.8
(38.8)
13.8
(56.8)
20.3
(68.5)
24.8
(76.6)
26.7
(80.1)
26.4
(79.5)
21.4
(70.5)
13.7
(56.7)
2.8
(37.0)
−5.2
(22.6)
11.5
(52.6)
Daily mean °C (°F)−15.2
(4.6)
−10.4
(13.3)
−2.3
(27.9)
6.8
(44.2)
13.3
(55.9)
18.2
(64.8)
21.4
(70.5)
20.5
(68.9)
13.9
(57.0)
6.1
(43.0)
−3.4
(25.9)
−12.0
(10.4)
4.7
(40.5)
Average low °C (°F)−21.2
(−6.2)
−16.6
(2.1)
−7.8
(18.0)
0.5
(32.9)
6.8
(44.2)
12.7
(54.9)
17.2
(63.0)
16.2
(61.2)
8.5
(47.3)
0.2
(32.4)
−8.5
(16.7)
−17.4
(0.7)
−0.8
(30.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches)12.0
(0.47)
14.6
(0.57)
26.1
(1.03)
50.3
(1.98)
86.2
(3.39)
119.5
(4.70)
213.2
(8.39)
177.5
(6.99)
66.1
(2.60)
42.8
(1.69)
34.0
(1.34)
17.3
(0.68)
859.6
(33.83)
Average relative humidity (%)71666058637382827868707170
Source: China Meteorological Administration [3]

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References

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  2. "Profile of Baishan" (in Chinese). Official website of Baishan City Government. Archived from the original on 2008-04-15. Retrieved 2011-04-04.
  3. 中国气象数据网 - WeatherBk Data (in Chinese). China Meteorological Administration . Retrieved 2020-04-12.