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Gushi County
Gushi County


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North gate of Xiushui Park
North gate of Xiushui Park
Gushi County is located in Henan
Gushi County
Gushi County
Location in Henan
Coordinates: 32°11?N 115°40?E / 32.183°N 115.667°E / 32.183; 115.667Coordinates: 32°11?N 115°40?E / 32.183°N 115.667°E / 32.183; 115.667
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHenan
Prefecture-level cityXinyang
Area
 o City2,916 km2 (1,126 sq mi)
 o Water71.8 km2 (27.7 sq mi)  2.44%
 o Urban
35.03 km2 (13.53 sq mi)
Highest elevation
1,025 m (3,363 ft)
Lowest elevation
23 m (75 ft)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
465200
Area code(s)0376
Administrative division code419009
Websitegsxzf.gov.cn
Gushi County
Gushi name.svg
"Gushi" in Chinese
Chinese
PostalKushi
Literal meaning"a Solid Start"

Gushi (Chinese: ; pinyin: Gùsh?) is a county of 1,023,857 people directly governed by Henan province, People's Republic of China. It is administered by the prefecture-level city of Xinyang.

With a total area of 2942.97 square kilometers and a registered population of 1781500 at the end of 2018, it is the county with the largest registered population in Henan Province.

Administration

Gushi has 3 subdistricts, 17 towns and 13 townships.

Map Subdistricts Towns Townships
Subdivision Chinese Subdivision Chinese Subdivision Chinese
1 Liaocheng ? 4 Chenlinzi ? 21 Hongbu
2 Xiushui ? 5 Liji 22 Yangji
3 Pancheng ? 6 Jiangji 23 Magangji ?
7 Wangliu 24 Caomiaoji ?
8 Guolutan ? 25 Nandaqiao ?
9 Huzupu ? 26 Zhaogang
10 Fangji 27 Zhanglaobu ?
11 Sanhejian ? 28 Shahepu ?
12 Duanji 29 Xuji
13 Wangpeng 30 Lidian
14 Zhangguangmiao ? 31 Fenggang
15 Chenji 32 Liushudian ?
16 Wumiaoji ? 33 Guantang
17 Fenshuiting ?
18 Shifodian ?
19 Quanhepu ?
20 Zushimiao ?

History

A set of bronze Niu-bells (Bianzhong) with inscriptions in Spring and Autumn Period excavated from Tomb 1, Hougudui.

Gushi County was the capital of one of the two States of Liao during the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history (771-436 BCE).

Geography

Climate

Climate data for Gushi
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 6
(43)
10
(50)
13
(55)
19
(66)
24
(75)
30
(86)
33
(91)
31
(88)
26
(79)
21
(70)
14
(57)
8
(46)
20
(67)
Daily mean °C (°F) 2
(36)
5
(41)
9
(48)
14
(57)
20
(68)
25
(77)
29
(84)
27
(81)
22
(72)
16
(61)
9
(48)
4
(39)
15
(59)
Average low °C (°F) -2
(28)
0
(32)
5
(41)
10
(50)
16
(61)
21
(70)
25
(77)
23
(73)
18
(64)
11
(52)
5
(41)
0
(32)
11
(52)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 30.7
(1.21)
40.3
(1.59)
67.8
(2.67)
96.6
(3.80)
106.8
(4.20)
142.6
(5.61)
228.3
(8.99)
123.8
(4.87)
90.3
(3.56)
63.5
(2.50)
48.0
(1.89)
27.6
(1.09)
1,066.3
(41.98)
Average relative humidity (%) 68 71 77 78 77 75 78 81 79 71 78 76 76
Mean monthly sunshine hours 140.1 131.3 146.2 165.8 206.8 222.6 226.9 234.5 172.8 183.1 156.7 152.4 2,139.2
Source: Chorography of Gushi & Weatherbase[2][3]

Demographic

Gushi is the most-populous county in the Henan Province, with an estimated record high of 1,734,100 citizens with registration as of 2013, according to the 2013 annual statistics report. As of the sixth national census in 2010, there are 1,023,857 residents living inside the county, showing that nearly half of the population moved out of the county without changing their residents registration status.

In 2010, the county had a population density of 348 people per square kilometer (901/mi²).

Transportation

The Nanjing-Xi'an Railway along as G40 Shanghai-Xi'an Expressway passing through the southern side of Gushi from the east to the west, connect the county with Xinyang and Hefei. A branch line, S39 Huaibin-Gushi Expressway links the county seat to the national expressway network from north to south. One major railway station located in the Town of Duanji in the southern part of the county and three intersections of the expressways have connections with local roads in the central and southern area. The national highway network, connecting other counties in this region, consists of three different routes: Line 220, Line 312 and Line 328. In the north border to Anhui, Huai River flowing from the west to the east serves as a class III Waterway.

Notable people

References

  1. ^ 2010? (in Chinese). . Retrieved .
  2. ^ Chorography of Gushi(Chinese:?) (in Chinese). Zhengzhou: Central China Ancient Books Publishing House(Chinese:?). 1992. p. 116. ISBN 7-5348-1232-1.
  3. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Gushi, China". Weatherbase. 2009.
  4. ^ ? & , ·
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  6. ^ (). (in Chinese). ?. 2 (7): 129-134. 1936. Archived from the original on 2013-04-25. Retrieved . Cite has empty unknown parameters: |quotes= and |month= (help)
  7. ^ ? 1992, p. 131
  8. ^ 1991 (in Chinese). . 1991. ISBN 7-5037-0589-2.
  9. ^ 1996 (in Chinese). . 1996. ISBN 7-5037-3508-2.
  10. ^ 2001 (in Chinese). . 2001. ISBN 7-5037-3508-2.
  11. ^ 2006 (in Chinese). . 2006. ISBN 7-5037-4899-0.
  12. ^ 2011 (in Chinese). . 2011. ISBN 978-7-5037-6303-8.
  13. ^ 2014 (in Chinese). . 2014.

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