Nanhua County Overview

1. Basic Information of  Nanhua County

● Chinese Name: 南华县

Altitude: 963 meters—2,861 meters

● Population: 239,900

Average Temperature: 14.9°C

2. Administrative Division of Nanhua County

Nanhua County’s jurisdiction is over 6 town, 4 townships: Longchuan Town(龙川镇), Shaqiao Town, (沙桥镇), Wujie Town(五街镇), Hongtupo Town(红土坡镇), Tujie Town(兔街镇), Majie Town(马街镇), Yulu Township(雨露乡), Yijie Township(一街乡), Luowuzhuang Township(罗武庄乡), Wudingshan Township(五顶山乡).

3. Geography

Nanhua County is high in the northwest, low in the southeast. The highest mountain is Shaoxiangsi Temple Mountain of Hongtupo Town.

4. Climate

Nanhua County is located in low latitude and high altitude area. The climate is north of subtropical monsoon climate and has the characteristics of continental and oceanic climate, and the stereoscopic climate is obvious. Annual mean temperature is 14.9 ℃, annual rainfall is 823 mm, annual sunshine lasts 2611.4 hours.

5. The Best Time to Go

With favorable weather all year round, Nanhua County is a beautiful place worth traveling, especially from March to October-the best time to visit Nanhua when blooming flowers, ripe fruits and festival activities all gather together.

6. Transportation

As of 2012, Nanhua County highway traffic has mileage of 2703.95 kilometers. The mileage of the first class highway, the second class highway, the third class highway, the fourth grade highway and the township (village) highway respectively are 45.1 kilometers, 21 kilometers, 61 kilometers, or about 1005 kilometers, respectively.

7. Culture

As of 2012, Nanhua County has 1 performing art group, 1 library (46900 books), 1 youth extracurricular activity center, 130 township cultural stations (rooms). Broadcast comprehensive population coverage rate 98.5, television integrated population coverage rate 98.

8. Economy

In 2012, the gross national product of Nanhua County achieved 3.18679 billion yuan, an increase of 12.710% over the same period last year. Of these, the added value of the primary industry was 1.1437 billion yuan, up 7.4 percent from the same period last year.

9. Tourism

Nanhua County is rich in tourist resources. Nanhua County enjoys natural attractions left in different periods, such as Dazhong Mountain Nature Reserve, Fangshan Mountain and Yingwushan Park. What's more, Nanhua County is famous for cultural attractions, such as Yingwuguan Pass and Zhennanguan Pass.