Fuyun County

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Fuyun County

富蕴县
كوكتوقاي ناھىيىسى
Location of Fuyun County (red) in Altay Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Location of Fuyun County (red) in Altay Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Fuyun is located in Xinjiang
Fuyun
Fuyun
Location of the seat in Xinjiang
Coordinates: 47°13′N 89°39′E / 47.217°N 89.650°E / 47.217; 89.650Coordinates: 47°13′N 89°39′E / 47.217°N 89.650°E / 47.217; 89.650
CountryPeople's Republic of China
RegionXinjiang
PrefectureAltay
Township-level divisions3 towns
6 townships
3 ethnic townships
County seatKu Ertix (库额尔齐斯镇)
Area
 • Total32,237 km2 (12,447 sq mi)
Dimensions
 • Length413 km (257 mi)
 • Width180 km (110 mi)
Highest elevation
3,863 m (12,674 ft)
Lowest elevation
430 m (1,410 ft)
Population
 • Total80,000
 • Density2.5/km2 (6.4/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
836100
Fuyun County
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese富蕴县
Traditional Chinese富蘊縣
Alternative Chinese name
Simplified Chinese可可托海县
Traditional Chinese可可託海縣
Uyghur name
Uyghurكوكتوقاي ناھىيىسى

Fuyun County (Chinese: 富蕴县) as the official romanized name, also transliterated from Uyghur as Koktokay County (Uyghur: كوكتوقاي ناھىيىسى‎; Chinese: 可可托海县), is a county situated in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Altay Prefecture. It has an area of 32,237 km² with a population of 80,000. The seat of Fuyun County is in Ku Ertix Town (库额尔齐斯镇). The Koktokay National Geopark is in Koktokay Town (可可托海镇). The Postcode of Fuyun County is 836100.

Geography[edit]

Climate data for Fuyun County (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −12.1
(10.2)
−7.9
(17.8)
0.7
(33.3)
14.9
(58.8)
22.5
(72.5)
27.7
(81.9)
29.3
(84.7)
28.2
(82.8)
22.3
(72.1)
13.1
(55.6)
0.7
(33.3)
−9.2
(15.4)
10.9
(51.5)
Average low °C (°F) −26
(−15)
−23.8
(−10.8)
−13.4
(7.9)
0.8
(33.4)
7.0
(44.6)
12.5
(54.5)
14.7
(58.5)
12.3
(54.1)
6.3
(43.3)
−1.1
(30.0)
−11.6
(11.1)
−21.8
(−7.2)
−3.7
(25.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 8.9
(0.35)
6.9
(0.27)
9.4
(0.37)
13.6
(0.54)
16.7
(0.66)
19.6
(0.77)
32.1
(1.26)
14.5
(0.57)
15.5
(0.61)
15.2
(0.60)
21.8
(0.86)
15.3
(0.60)
189.5
(7.46)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 7.1 6.4 7.4 6.5 6.5 6.7 8.2 6.6 5.9 6.4 8.7 8.7 85.1
Average relative humidity (%) 76 75 73 51 43 44 48 46 49 58 72 78 59
Mean monthly sunshine hours 168.5 188.3 241.5 267.5 315.9 321.8 320.2 306.8 265.1 215.1 154.6 135.7 2,901
Percent possible sunshine 61 65 66 66 68 68 67 70 71 64 55 51 65
Source: China Meteorological Administration