|Country||People's Republic of China|
|• Total||1,287.22 km2 (497.00 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
Weiyuan County (simplified Chinese :威远县; traditional Chinese :威遠縣; pinyin :Wēiyuǎn Xiàn) is a county of Sichuan Province, China. It is under the administration of Neijiang City. The county borders Neijiang, Zigong, Rongxian, Zizhong and Renshou. It administers 20 townships.
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|Climate data for Weiyuan (1981−2010)|
|Record high °C (°F)||18.7|
|Average high °C (°F)||10.3|
|Daily mean °C (°F)||7.6|
|Average low °C (°F)||5.4|
|Record low °C (°F)||−2.4|
|Average precipitation mm (inches)||9.0|
|Average relative humidity (%)||81||78||74||72||71||79||81||80||82||83||81||82||79|
|Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center|
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Weiyuan Fort (Chinese:威远炮台) is a coastal-defense fort, now in ruins, in Humen, Dongguan, Guangdong, China. The fort was constructed in 1835 and was in use during the Opium Wars. The fort is situated immediately under the Humen Bridge. There were 44 cannons there to defend against the British, 40 dark artillery and 4 open fort. It is 360 meters in length. Admission is free, with valid documents.
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