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Barkam County
འབར་ཁམས་རྫོང་
马尔康县
County
Overview of the town of Barkam
Overview of the town of Barkam
Barkam County (red) in Ngawa Prefecture (yellow) and Sichuan
Barkam County (red) in Ngawa Prefecture (yellow) and Sichuan
Location of the seat in Sichuan

Coordinates: 31°55′N 102°14′E / 31.917°N 102.233°E / 31.917; 102.233Coordinates: 31°55′N 102°14′E / 31.917°N 102.233°E / 31.917; 102.233{{#coordinates:31|55|N|102|14|E|type:city(54735)_region:CN-51|| |primary |name=

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Country People's Republic of China
Province Sichuan
Autonomous prefecture Ngawa
Township-level divisions 3 towns
11 townships
County seat Barkam
Area
 • Total 6,633 km2 (2,561 sq mi)
Elevation 2,615 m (8,579 ft)
Population (1999)
 • Total 54,735
 • Density 8.3/km2 (21/sq mi)
Postal code 624000
Area code(s) 0837
Website maerkang.gov.cn

Barkam County (Tibetan: འབར་ཁམས་རྫོང་, Wylie: 'bar khams rdzong, simplified Chinese: 马尔康县; traditional Chinese: 馬爾康縣; pinyin: Mǎ'ěrkāng Xiàn; ) is a county in Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, in the northwest of Sichuan province, People's Republic of China. The county seat is the town of Barkam.

Administrative divisions

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An area in northwestern Barkam County

Barkam County has 3 towns and 11 townships:[1]

Towns: Barkam (马尔康镇), Zhuokeji (卓克基镇), Songgang (松岗镇).

Townships: Suomo (梭磨乡), Baiwan (白湾乡), Dangba (党坝乡), Muerzong (木尔宗乡), Jiaomuzu (脚木足乡), Shaerzong (沙尔宗乡), Longerjia (龙尔甲乡), Dazang (大藏乡), Kangshan (康山乡), Caodeng (草登乡), Ribu (日部乡).

Transport

Climate

Due to its elevation, Barkam lies in the transition between a subtropical highland climate (Köppen Cwb) and humid continental climate (Köppen Dwb), with strong monsoonal influences; winters are frosty and summers warm with frequent rain. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from Script error: No such module "convert". in December and January to Script error: No such module "convert". in July, while the annual mean is Script error: No such module "convert".. Nearly two-thirds of the annual precipitation of Script error: No such module "convert". occurs from June to September. With monthly percent possible sunshine ranging from 36% in June to 65% in December, the town receives 2,133 hours of bright sunshine annually. Diurnal temperature variation is large, averaging Script error: No such module "convert". annually.


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Demographics

The county had a population of 54,735 in 1999.[2]

Notes

  1. ^ Invalid language code. Profile of Barkam County.
  2. ^ National Population Statistics Materials by County and City - 1999 Period, in China County & City Population 1999, Harvard China Historical GIS

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