Liaozhong(122°28’E~123°6’E, 41°12’N~41°47N) lies in the middle of Liaoning province, and is 52km away from Shenyang. It faces Tai’an on the south, Liaoyang on the east, Heishan on the west, and Xinmin on the north. Eight cities famous for raw materials production, such as steel capital Anshan, coal capital Fushun, chemical fiber capital Liaoyang, petrochemical industry capital Panjin are in the one and half an hour economic circle of Liaozhong. Altogether, it covers 1460km2, with 1.15 million acres of fields. In the county, there are 17 towns, a provincial economic development zones, and 184 villages. The population of the county is 470,000. With Liao River, Hun River, Pu River, Xi River, and Raoyang River running across the county, Liaozhong owns a natural alluvial plain, and the lands are very fertile. The annual average sunshine hours is 2575, and the average temperature is 8.1℃. The average relative humidity is 65%, and the average precipitation is 694 mm. Available water resources is 59.072 million m3, and the average frost free period is 168 days. It’s in the temperate zone with semi - humid continental climate, which is suitable for the growth of rice, corn, soybean, and other industrial crops. Generally speaking, it’s a fertile district with flat landscape and mild temperature.
source: Shenyang Portal Website 2014-12-30 14:50