Keshan County

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Keshan County

克山县
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Keshan in Qiqihar
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Qiqihar in Heilongjiang
Coordinates: 48°02′13″N125°52′34″E / 48.037°N 125.876°E / 48.037; 125.876 Coordinates: 48°02′13″N125°52′34″E / 48.037°N 125.876°E / 48.037; 125.876
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Province Heilongjiang
Prefecture-level city Qiqihar
Township-level divisions2 towns
9 townships
County seat Keshan (克山镇)
Area
  Total3,632 km2 (1,402 sq mi)
Elevation
223 m (732 ft)
Population
  Total460,000
  Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
161610

Keshan (Chinese :克山; pinyin :Kèshān) is a county in western Heilongjiang province, China, about 100 km (62 mi) northeast of Qiqihar, which administers it. It is named from a city-shaped extinct volcano, which has a name of Erkeshan in its territory. Its total area is 3,632 square kilometres (1,402 sq mi), with a population of 460,000.[ when? ] Post Code: 161610. The seat of Keshan County is located in Keshan Town.

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Geography and climate

Keshan has a humid continental climate (Köppen Dwa/Dwb), with long, bitterly cold, but dry winters, and humid, very warm summers. The monthly daily mean temperature in January, the coldest month, is −21.4 °C (−6.5 °F), and July, the warmest month, averages 22.0 °C (71.6 °F), with an average annual temperature +2.27 °C (36.1 °F). A majority of the annual precipitation falls in July and August alone. With monthly percent possible sunshine ranging from 54% in July to 71% in February, sunshine is abundant and the area receives 2,710 hours of bright sunshine annually.

Climate data for Keshan County (1981–2010 normals)
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Average high °C (°F)−16.0
(3.2)
−10.0
(14.0)
−0.1
(31.8)
11.6
(52.9)
20.0
(68.0)
25.5
(77.9)
26.8
(80.2)
25.2
(77.4)
19.3
(66.7)
9.8
(49.6)
−3.6
(25.5)
−13.7
(7.3)
7.9
(46.2)
Daily mean °C (°F)−21.4
(−6.5)
−16.3
(2.7)
−6.0
(21.2)
5.5
(41.9)
13.7
(56.7)
19.8
(67.6)
22.0
(71.6)
20.0
(68.0)
13.3
(55.9)
4.0
(39.2)
−8.8
(16.2)
−18.6
(−1.5)
2.3
(36.1)
Average low °C (°F)−26.1
(−15.0)
−22.0
(−7.6)
−11.9
(10.6)
−0.5
(31.1)
7.1
(44.8)
13.9
(57.0)
17.3
(63.1)
15.3
(59.5)
7.8
(46.0)
−1.1
(30.0)
−13.2
(8.2)
−22.9
(−9.2)
−3.0
(26.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches)3.4
(0.13)
2.7
(0.11)
6.9
(0.27)
24.4
(0.96)
36.4
(1.43)
83.7
(3.30)
156.2
(6.15)
120.1
(4.73)
50.5
(1.99)
18.9
(0.74)
5.8
(0.23)
5.7
(0.22)
514.7
(20.26)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm)4.43.64.17.29.013.414.313.010.56.75.75.897.7
Average relative humidity (%)73695750496276776861667365
Mean monthly sunshine hours 174.0202.8255.1236.1272.8272.6259.3258.9231.9218.0177.4150.82,709.7
Percent possible sunshine 64717058585754596265645861
Source: China Meteorological Administration (precipitation days and sunshine 19712000) [1] [2]

Administrative divisions

There are two towns and nine townships in the county: [3]

Towns:

Townships:

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