Wuzhishan (Chinese: 五指山; pinyin: Wǔzhǐshān) is a county-level city in the south-central part of Hainan, a province of the People's Republic of China. Although called a "city", Wuzhishan refers to a large land area in Hainan - an area which was once a county. Within this area is the main city, Wuzhishan City. It was originally called Tōngzá (Chinese: 通什) and is located beside Wuzhi Shan, the mountain. The city's total area is 1129 square kilometres, and its population is 115,000 people. Its postal code is 572200, and its district number is 0898.
Wuzhishan City jurisdiction in Hainan
Location of the city center in Hainan
|Coordinates (Wuzhishan City government): Coordinates:|
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|• Total||1,129 km2 (436 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China standard time)|
The 132nd Division (Chinese: 第132师) was created in November 1948 under the Regulation of the Redesignations of All Organizations and Units of the Army, issued by Central Military Commission on November 1, 1948, basing on the 21st Division, 7th Column of the PLA Northeastern Field Army. Its history can be traced to Independent Division of Western Manchurian Military District formed in March 1947, which was formed from 1st and 2nd Special Troops Regiment of 3rd division, New Fourth Army.
The division is part of 44th Corps. Under the flag of 132nd division it took part in several major battles during the Chinese Civil War. The division was composed of 394th, 395th and 396th Regiments.
In October 1952 the division was transferred to 43rd Corps following 44th's disbandment. At the same time 385th Regiment from disbanding 129th Division was transferred to the division and renamed as 396th Regiment. The former 396th was disbanded. In November 1952 it moved onto Hainan island. In 1953 it renamed as the 132nd Infantry Division (Chinese: 步兵第132师). In April 1960 the division was renamed as the 132nd Army Division (Chinese: 陆军第132师).
In August 1961 the division was transferred to Hainan Provincial Military District's control following 43rd Corps' inactivation. By then the division was composed of:
394th Infantry Regiment;
395th Infantry Regiment;
396th Infantry Regiment;
509th Artillery Regiment.In June 1969 its 509th Artillery Regiment was renamed as Artillery Regiment, 132nd Army Division.
In 1985 the division was renamed as the 132nd Infantry Division (Chinese: 步兵第132师). From 1985 to 1998 the division maintained as a Southern Infantry Division, Catalogue B.
In 1998 the division started to convert to a Motorized Infantry Division: 396th Infantry Regiment converted to Armored Regiment, and Antiaircraft Regiment activated.
In 2003 the division was reduced to brigade-size, and renamed as the 132nd Motorized Infantry Brigade (Chinese: 摩托化步兵第132旅).
In 2017 the brigade was reorganized as the 132nd Light Combined Arms Brigade (Chinese: 轻型合成第132旅).
Now the brigade is the major PLA ground mobile asset in Hainan province.Baidu Maps
Baidu Maps is a desktop and mobile web mapping service application and technology provided by Baidu, offering satellite imagery, street maps, street view ("Panorama" - zh:百度全景) and indoor view perspectives, as well as functions such as a route planner for traveling by foot, car, or with public transportation. Android and iOS applications are available.
Baidu Maps is available only in the Chinese language and before 2016, it offered maps only of mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, the rest of the world appearing unexplored. Currently Baidu Maps also offers maps of various other countries. It's reported that more than 150 countries will be supported by the end of 2016. Baidu uses map data supplied by NavInfo, MapKing, Here, LocalKing and OpenStreetMap.In 2016, it is reported that Baidu Maps has over 348 million monthly active users, and will "transform from a Chinese map provider to a world map provider and become the Chinese brand that provides global services for mobile travel applications", which also outlines Baidu's plans for global expansion.Hainan
Hainan (海南) is the smallest and southernmost province of the People's Republic of China (PRC), consisting of various islands in the South China Sea. Hainan Island, separated from Guangdong's Leizhou Peninsula by the Qiongzhou Strait, is the largest and most populous island under PRC control and makes up the majority of the province. The name of the island and the province, Hainan, means "South of the Sea", reflecting its position south of the Qiongzhou Strait.
The province has an area of 33,920 square kilometers (13,100 sq mi), with Hainan Island making up 32,900 square kilometers (12,700 sq mi) (97%) and the rest divided among 200 islands scattered across three archipelagos. It was administered as part of Guangdong from 1950 to 1988, when it became a separate province; around the same time, it was made the largest Special Economic Zone established by Deng Xiaoping as part of the Chinese economic reform.
The Li people, a Kra–Dai speaking ethnic group, are native to the island, and are a significant minority group in the province, comprising 15% of the population. Their native languages include the Hlai languages. They are recognized by the Chinese government as one of the country's 55 ethnic groups. The Han population, who compose a majority of the population at 82%, speak a group of Min Chinese varieties known as Hainanese.There are a total of ten major cities and ten counties in Hainan Province. The capital of the province is Haikou, on the northern coast of Hainan Island, while Sanya is a well-known tourist destination on the southern coast. The other major cities are Wenchang, Qionghai, Wanning, Wuzhishan, Dongfang, and Danzhou.
According to China's territorial claims several territories in the South China Sea, including the Spratly Islands (Nansha) and Paracel Islands (Xisha), are notionally administered as Sansha city of the province.List of administrative divisions of Hainan
Hainan uses a slightly different administrative system from the other provinces of China. Most other provinces are divided entirely into prefecture-level divisions, each of which is then divided entirely into county-level divisions, which generally do not come directly under the province. In Hainan, nearly all county-level divisions (the eight districts excepted) come directly under the province. This method of division is due to Hainan's relatively sparse population. However, it is planned that the counties and cities in Hainan (excluding Sansha）would be merged into five city-level cities, just as those on the mainland area of China administered by PRC.List of postal codes in China
Postal codes in the People's Republic of China (simplified Chinese: 邮政编码（邮编）; traditional Chinese: 郵政編碼（郵編）; pinyin: yóuzhèng biānmǎ (yóubiān)) are postal codes used by China Post for the delivery of letters and goods within mainland China.
China Post uses a six-digit all-numerical system with four tiers: the first tier, composed of the first two digits, show the province, province-equivalent municipality, or autonomous region; the second tier, composed of the third digit, shows the postal zone within the province, municipality or autonomous region; the fourth digit serves as the third tier, which shows the postal office within prefectures or prefecture-level cities; the last two digits are the fourth tier, which indicates the specific mailing area for delivery.
The Republic of China (commonly known as Taiwan), on the other hand, is not under control of the People's Republic of China. Therefore, even though it was assigned official postal codes by China Post, those codes are not in use. ROC's postal bureau, Chunghwa Post, uses a different postal code system. All mails between the PRC and the ROC are treated also as international mails, and mailing to Taiwan from Mainland China actually requires the use of the postal codes set forth by Chunghwa Post. The range 000000–009999 is not in use, because it was originally marked for Taiwan.
Codes starting from 999 are the internal codes used by China Post for handling international (including the SARs and Taiwan) mails, and not used by the general public.List of township-level divisions of Hainan
This is a list of township-level divisions of the province of Hainan, People's Republic of China (PRC). After province, prefecture, and county-level divisions, township-level divisions constitute the formal fourth-level administrative divisions of the PRC. There are a total of 222 such divisions in Hainan, divided into 18 subdistricts, 183 towns, and 21 townships.South Central China administrative division codes of the PRC (Division 4)
List of administrative division codes of the PRC in Division 4 or South Central China .Wuzhi Mountain
Wuzhi Mountain (Chinese: 五指山; pinyin: Wǔzhǐ Shān; literally: 'Five Finger Mountain') is the highest mountain in Hainan, China, towering 1,840 metres (6,040 ft) above the center of Hainan Island. The surrounding areas of Wuzhi Mountain are inhabited mainly by the Li ethnic group. It is located adjacent to Wuzhishan City but is not part of that city's administrative area.
Various Li myths concern the name for the mountain (Five Finger Mountain) and its formation. One legend has it that the five mountain peaks are the fossilized fingers of a dead Li clan chief. Another tale is that the five peaks are dedicated to the five most powerful Li gods. Numerous historical poems have also been written about the mountain, the most famous of all by the Hainan writer, Qiujun.Wuzhishan
Wuzhishan may refer to:
Wuzhi Shan, a mountain in Hainan, China
Wuzhishan City, named after the nearby mountain
Wuzhishan mountain, Hsinchu County, Taiwan
Wuzhishan mountain, Taipei County, Taiwan
|Climate data for Wuzhishan (1981−2010)|
|Record high °C (°F)||31.0
|Average high °C (°F)||24.6
|Daily mean °C (°F)||18.4
|Average low °C (°F)||14.2
|Record low °C (°F)||2.6
|Average precipitation mm (inches)||12.1
|Average relative humidity (%)||80||81||81||82||83||84||84||86||87||84||82||80||83|
|Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center|
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