Chuzhou

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Chuzhou (Chinese: 滁州; pinyin: Chúzhōu) is a prefecture-level city in eastern Anhui Province, China. It borders the provincial capital of Hefei to the south and southwest, Huainan to the west, Bengbu to the northwest, and the province of Jiangsu to the east. According to the 2010 Chinese census, the city of Chuzhou has a registered population of 3,987,054 inhabitants, of whom 1,198,719 live in the built-up (or metro) area made of two urban districts, with Lai'an County now largely being urbanized. Nevertheless, 7,260,240 persons declared to be permanent residents.

Chuzhou
滁州市
Chuzhou - Wikidata
Chuzhou - Wikidata
Chuzhou - Wikidata
Chuzhou - Wikidata
Chuzhou - Wikidata
Clockwise from top: Chuzhou seen from Qingliuhe Park, Chuzhou University, a pavilion on Mount Langya, the Municipal Government building, and the Chuzhou railway station.
Location of Chuzhou City jurisdiction in Anhui
Location of Chuzhou City jurisdiction in Anhui
Coordinates (Chuzhou government): 32°15′22″N 118°19′59″E / 32.256°N 118.333°E / 32.256; 118.333
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceAnhui
County-level divisions8
Township-level divisions178
Municipal seatLangya District
Government
 • MayorZhang Xiang'an 张祥安)
Area
 • Prefecture-level city13,523.21 km2 (5,221.34 sq mi)
 • Urban
1,404.3 km2 (542.2 sq mi)
 • Metro
2,903 km2 (1,121 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 census)
 • Prefecture-level city3,937,868
 • Density290/km2 (750/sq mi)
 • Urban
782,671
 • Urban density560/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
 • Metro
1,198,719
 • Metro density410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
GDP
 • Prefecture-level cityCN¥ 336.2 billion
US$ 42.7 billion
 • Per capitaCN¥ 84,263
US$ 13,062
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
239000
Area code0550
ISO 3166 codeCN-AH-11
License Plate Prefix皖M

Climate

Chuzhou has a monsoon-influenced, humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cfa), with four distinct seasons. Winters are cold and damp, with average low temperatures in January dipping just below freezing; the January 24-hour average temperature is 2.6 °C (36.7 °F). Summers are typically hot and humid, with a July average of 27.6 °C (81.7 °F). The annual mean is 15.9 °C (60.6 °F), while annual precipitation averages 1,074.7 millimetres (42 in), a majority of which occurs from May to August.

Climate data for Chuzhou (1991–2020 normals, extremes 1971–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 20.7
(69.3)
27.7
(81.9)
29.5
(85.1)
33.9
(93.0)
36.0
(96.8)
37.6
(99.7)
39.5
(103.1)
39.5
(103.1)
38.6
(101.5)
34.3
(93.7)
29.0
(84.2)
23.7
(74.7)
39.5
(103.1)
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) 7.0
(44.6)
9.8
(49.6)
15.0
(59.0)
21.5
(70.7)
26.7
(80.1)
29.3
(84.7)
32.1
(89.8)
31.6
(88.9)
27.7
(81.9)
22.7
(72.9)
16.2
(61.2)
9.6
(49.3)
20.8
(69.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 2.6
(36.7)
5.2
(41.4)
10.0
(50.0)
16.2
(61.2)
21.6
(70.9)
25.0
(77.0)
28.1
(82.6)
27.4
(81.3)
23.2
(73.8)
17.5
(63.5)
11.1
(52.0)
4.9
(40.8)
16.1
(60.9)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) −0.6
(30.9)
1.6
(34.9)
5.8
(42.4)
11.5
(52.7)
17.1
(62.8)
21.3
(70.3)
24.9
(76.8)
24.4
(75.9)
19.7
(67.5)
13.6
(56.5)
7.1
(44.8)
1.3
(34.3)
12.3
(54.2)
Record low °C (°F) −13.0
(8.6)
−11.8
(10.8)
−5.7
(21.7)
0.2
(32.4)
6.9
(44.4)
12.7
(54.9)
17.1
(62.8)
15.7
(60.3)
9.1
(48.4)
1.5
(34.7)
−6.7
(19.9)
−12.3
(9.9)
−13.0
(8.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 45.9
(1.81)
46.9
(1.85)
74.0
(2.91)
71.5
(2.81)
82.3
(3.24)
165.2
(6.50)
221.1
(8.70)
171.5
(6.75)
76.0
(2.99)
50.6
(1.99)
55.6
(2.19)
33.2
(1.31)
1,093.8
(43.05)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 8.2 8.6 9.9 8.6 9.6 10.1 13.2 12.3 8.0 7.6 7.9 6.5 110.5
Average snowy days 4.1 2.7 1.0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 1.4 9.8
Average relative humidity (%) 74 73 70 68 70 76 81 82 79 74 74 72 74
Mean monthly sunshine hours 116.0 114.5 144.7 172.5 177.3 139.3 172.2 172.6 146.9 153.9 136.8 129.2 1,775.9
Percent possible sunshine 36 37 39 44 41 33 40 42 40 44 44 42 40
Source 1: China Meteorological Administration
Source 2: Weather China

Administration

The prefecture-level city of Chuzhou administers eight county-level divisions, including two districts, a sub-prefecture-level city (Tianchang), a county-level city and four counties. The population information here presented uses 2010 census data of permanent residents.

Map
Name Simplified Chinese Hanyu Pinyin Area (km2) Population Density (/km2)
Districts
Langya District 琅琊区 Lángyá Qū 181 310,427 1,715
Nanqiao District 南谯区 Nánqiáo Qū 1,187 251,894 212
County-level Cities
Tianchang City 天长市 Tiāncháng Shì 1,770 602,840 341
Mingguang City 明光市 Míngguāng Shì 2,335 532,732 228
Counties
Lai'an County 来安县 Lái'ān Xiàn 1,481 432,021 292
Quanjiao County 全椒县 Quánjiāo Xiàn 1,572 383,885 244
Dingyuan County 定远县 Dìngyuǎn Xiàn 2,998 779,174 260
Fengyang County 凤阳县 Fèngyáng Xiàn 1,950 644,895 331

These are further divided into 178 township-level divisions, including 86 towns, 78 townships and 14 subdistricts.

Transport

China Railway

Metro

Tourism

Mount Langya in Chuzhou is a National Forest Park, National Scenic Area and 4A Tourism Attraction, the mountain is one of Anhui's five biggest scenic attractions.

Education

  • Chuzhou University (CZHU, 滁州学院)
  • Chuzhou Radio and TV University

Notable people

References