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Shaowu
Shaowu
(Chinese: 邵武; pinyin: Shàowǔ) is a county-level city in northwestern Fujian
Fujian
province, People's Republic of China, located in the central part of the Wuyi Mountains. It has more than 100,000 inhabitants. The local dialect combines elements from Northern Min
Northern Min
and Gan Chinese.

Contents

1 Administration

1.1 4 Street Offices 1.2 12 Towns 1.3 3 Townships

2 Climate 3 Transportation

3.1 Expressway 3.2 National Highway 3.3 County-level Road (县道)

4 Tourist Attractions 5 Culture 6 Specialty 7 Notable People 8 References 9 External links

Administration[edit] 4 Street Offices[edit] Zhaoyang (昭阳街道) Tongtai (通泰街道) Shuibei (水北街道) Shaikou (晒口街道) 12 Towns[edit] Chengjiao (城郊镇) Shuibei (水北镇) Xiasha (下沙镇) Weimin (卫闽镇) Heping (和平镇) Nakou (拿口镇) Hongdun (洪墩镇) Dabugang (大埠岗镇) Yanshan (沿山镇) Xiaojiafang (肖家坊镇) Dazhu (大竹镇) Wujiatang (吴家塘镇) 3 Townships[edit] Guilin (桂林乡) Zhangcuo (张厝乡) Jinkeng (金坑乡) Climate[edit] Shaowu
Shaowu
has a monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cfa), with short, mild winters and very hot, humid summers. The monthly daily mean temperature ranges from 7.5 °C (45.5 °F) in January to 27.9 °C (82.2 °F) in July. There is a marked decline in rainfall in autumn and early winter, and rainfall is both feqt and heavy during spring and early summer.

Climate data for Shaowu
Shaowu
(1981−2010)

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year

Record high °C (°F) 27.5 (81.5) 32.6 (90.7) 32.8 (91) 35.1 (95.2) 35.7 (96.3) 37.3 (99.1) 40.4 (104.7) 40.3 (104.5) 38.3 (100.9) 35.8 (96.4) 31.9 (89.4) 25.7 (78.3) 40.4 (104.7)

Average high °C (°F) 12.9 (55.2) 14.6 (58.3) 17.9 (64.2) 23.6 (74.5) 27.7 (81.9) 30.4 (86.7) 34.0 (93.2) 33.5 (92.3) 30.6 (87.1) 26.3 (79.3) 20.8 (69.4) 15.7 (60.3) 24 (75.2)

Daily mean °C (°F) 7.5 (45.5) 9.5 (49.1) 12.8 (55) 18.1 (64.6) 22.2 (72) 25.3 (77.5) 27.9 (82.2) 27.4 (81.3) 24.7 (76.5) 19.8 (67.6) 14.0 (57.2) 8.7 (47.7) 18.16 (64.68)

Average low °C (°F) 4.0 (39.2) 6.2 (43.2) 9.5 (49.1) 14.5 (58.1) 18.6 (65.5) 21.9 (71.4) 23.7 (74.7) 23.5 (74.3) 20.8 (69.4) 15.6 (60.1) 9.8 (49.6) 4.3 (39.7) 14.37 (57.86)

Record low °C (°F) −6.6 (20.1) −4.3 (24.3) −4.3 (24.3) 3.7 (38.7) 8.4 (47.1) 13.5 (56.3) 19.2 (66.6) 18.0 (64.4) 11.6 (52.9) 2.2 (36) −2.6 (27.3) −8.5 (16.7) −8.5 (16.7)

Average precipitation mm (inches) 77.6 (3.055) 122.0 (4.803) 218.6 (8.606) 258.5 (10.177) 251.2 (9.89) 362.9 (14.287) 155.2 (6.11) 144.7 (5.697) 85.9 (3.382) 53.0 (2.087) 65.2 (2.567) 46.3 (1.823) 1,841.1 (72.484)

Average relative humidity (%) 81 82 83 82 82 83 79 79 79 78 80 79 80.6

Source #1: China Meteorological Data Service Center

Source #2: Weather China (precipitation days 1971-2000)

Transportation[edit] Expressway[edit]

G70 Fuzhou-Yinchuan Expressway S0311 Pucheng-Jianning Expressway S0312 Shaowu-Guangze Expressway

National Highway[edit]

G316

County-level Road (县道)[edit]

X804 X805 X829

Tourist Attractions[edit]

Yunlingshan (云灵山 Mt. Yunling): located in Longdou Village, Shuibei Town Pubulin (瀑布林, literally Waterfall Forest): located in Shaikou Subdistrict China Maze Town (中国迷宫小镇): located in Weimin Town, the biggest botanical labyrinth in Fujian

Culture[edit]

Zhuandiao (砖雕) Shaowu
Shaowu
Huagudeng (邵武花鼓灯) Shaowu
Shaowu
Puppetry
Puppetry
(邵武木偶戏) Dabugang Nanci (大埠岗南词) Nanci Beidiao (南词北调) the making of Nuo-Dance Masks (傩舞面具制作技艺) Jostling-for-Wine Festival (抢酒节): originated from Hefang Village, Hongdun Town

Specialty[edit]

Shaowu
Shaowu
baoci (邵武包糍) Youjiang tofu (游浆豆腐)

Notable People[edit]

Tsui Po-ko Wu Meijin[1]

References[edit]

^ " Wu Meijin - the sports star of Northern Min" (in Simplified Chinese). Nanping
Nanping
Sports Bureau. 2010-07-13. CS1 maint: Unrecognized language (link)

External links[edit]

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County-level divisions of Fujian
Fujian
Province

Fuzhou
Fuzhou
(capital)

Sub-provincial city

Xiamen

Siming District Haicang District

Fujian
Fujian
Free-Trade Zone

Huli District

Fujian
Fujian
Free-Trade Zone

Jimei District Tong'an District Xiang'an District

Prefecture-level cities

Fuzhou

Gulou District Taijiang District Cangshan District Mawei District

Fujian
Fujian
Free-Trade Zone

Jin'an District Changle District Fuqing
Fuqing
City Minhou County Lianjiang County Luoyuan County Minqing County Yongtai County Pingtan County

Fujian
Fujian
Free-Trade Zone

Putian

Chengxiang District Hanjiang District Licheng District Xiuyu District Xianyou County

Sanming

Meilie District Sanyuan District Yong'an
Yong'an
City Mingxi County Qingliu County Ninghua County Datian County Youxi County Sha County Jiangle County Taining County Jianning County

Quanzhou

Licheng District Fengze District Luojiang District Quangang District Shishi City Jinjiang City Nan'an City Hui'an County Anxi County Yongchun County Dehua County Jinmen County¹

Zhangzhou

Xiangcheng District Longwen District Longhai City Yunxiao County Zhangpu County Zhao'an County Changtai County Dongshan County Nanjing County Pinghe County Hua'an County

Nanping

Jianyang District Yanping District Shaowu
Shaowu
City Wuyishan City Jian'ou
Jian'ou
City Shunchang County Pucheng County Guangze County Songxi County Zhenghe County

Longyan

Xinluo District Yongding District Zhangping
Zhangping
City Changting County Shanghang County Wuping County Liancheng County

Ningde

Jiaocheng District Fu'an
Fu'an
City Fuding
Fuding
City Shouning County Xiapu County Zherong County Pingnan County Gutian County Zhouning County

¹ — Jinmen (Kinmen/Quemoy) is administered as a county by the Republic of China, but c

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