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安庆市
Ānqìng Shì
Anqing in Anhui
Administration Type Prefecture-level city
City Seat Yingjiang District
(30°30′ N 117°2′ E)
Area 15,398 km²
Population 6,091,500 (2003)
GDP
- Total
- Per Capita
 
¥32.36 billion (2003)
¥5,352 (2003)
Major Nationalities Han - 99.72%
Hui - 0.214%
Mongol - 0.025%
County-level divisions 11
Township-level divisions
CPC Committee Secretary Han Xiancong (韩先聪)
Mayor Zhu Duwen (朱读稳)
Area code 556
Postal Code 246000
(Urban center)
231400, 246100-246700
(Other areas)
License Plate Prefix 皖H

Anqing (Simplified Chinese: 安庆; Pinyin: Ānqìng is a prefecture-level city in southwestern Anhui province, People's Republic of China. It borders Lu'an to the north, Chaohu to the northeast, Tongling to the east, Chizhou to the southeast, and the provinces of Jiangxi and Hubei to the south and west respectively. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1200x1341, 488 KB) Description: Maps of Anhui Province of China Source: Date: On October 11 2005 Author: Photo taken by Fanghong Permission: Other versions of this file: File links The following pages link to this file: Anqing ... Due to Chinas large population and area, the political divisions of China have always consisted of several levels since ancient times. ... A prefecture-level city (地级市 Pinyin: d , literally region-level city) or prefecture-level municipality is an administrative division of the Peoples Republic of China. ... The seat of government is the location of the government for a political entity. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... 100 Renminbi Yuan issued in 1999 The renminbi (Simplified Chinese: 人民币; Traditional Chinese: 人民幣; pinyin: ; literally peoples currency) is the official currency in the mainland of the Peoples Republic of China. ... The Peoples Republic of China officially describes itself as a multi-ethnic unitary state and as such officially recognizes 56 nationalities or Mínzú (民族), within China: the Han being the majority (>92%), and the remaining 55 nationalities being the national minorities. ... Han Chinese (Simplified Chinese: 汉族; Traditional Chinese: 漢族; pinyin: ) is a term which refers to the majority ethnic group within China and the largest single human ethnic group in the world. ... The Hui people (Chinese: 回族; pinyin: ) are a Chinese ethnic group, typically distinguished by their practice of the Islamic religion. ... Honorary guard of Mongolia. ... Due to Chinas large population and area, the political divisions of China have always consisted of several levels since ancient times. ... Due to Chinas large population and area, the political divisions of China have always consisted of several levels since ancient times. ... Communist Party of China flag The Communist Party of China (Simplified Chinese: 中国共产党; Traditional Chinese: 中國共産黨; pinyin: ) is the ruling party of the Peoples Republic of China. ... A mayor (from the Latin maÄ«or, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... The Chinese Telephone Code Plan is the way to group telephone numbers in mainland China. ... The Postal code for the Peoples Republic of China is under a numeric 6-digit system for the whole country. ... Blue PRC licence plates of the 1992 standard (August 2004 image). ... Simplified Chinese characters (Simplified Chinese: 简体字; Traditional Chinese: 簡體字; pinyin: jiÇŽntǐzì; also called 简化字/簡化字, jiÇŽnhuàzì) are one of two standard character sets of printed contemporary Chinese written language. ... Pinyin (Chinese: 拼音, pÄ«nyÄ«n) literally means join (together) sounds (a less literal translation being phoneticize, spell or transcription) in Chinese and usually refers to HànyÇ” PÄ«nyÄ«n (汉语拼音, literal meaning: Han language pinyin), which is a system of romanization (phonemic notation and transcription to Roman script) for Standard... A prefecture-level city (地级市 Pinyin: d , literally region-level city) or prefecture-level municipality is an administrative division of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Anhui (Chinese: 安徽; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: An-hui; Postal System Pinyin: Ngan-hui, Anhwei or An-hwei) is a province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... A province, in the context of China, is a translation of sheng (省 shÄ›ng), which is an administrative division of China. ... Liuan (Simplified Chinese: 六安; Pinyin: ) is a prefecture-level city in eastern Anhui province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Chaohu (巢湖) is a city with several 100,000 inhabitants in Chaohu prefecture in Anhui province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Cities on the Yangtze, between Wuhan and Shanghair Tongling (Simplified Chinese: 铜陵; Traditional Chinese: 銅陵; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Tung2-ling2) is a city in Anhui province of China. ... Chizhou (Simplified Chinese: æ± å·ž; Pinyin: ) is a prefecture-level city in Anhui province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Jiangxi (Chinese: 江西; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Chiang-hsi; Postal System Pinyin: Kiangsi) is a southern province of the Peoples Republic of China, spanning from the banks of the Yangtze River in the north into hillier areas in the south. ... Hubei (Chinese: 湖北; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Hu-pei; Postal System Pinyin: Hupeh) is a central province of the Peoples Republic of China. ...

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Administration

The prefecture-level city of Anqing administers 11 county-level divisions, including 3 districts, 1 county-level city and 7 counties. A prefecture-level city (地级市 Pinyin: d , literally region-level city) or prefecture-level municipality is an administrative division of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Due to Chinas large population and area, the political divisions of China have always consisted of several levels since ancient times. ... District, in the context of China, is used to refer to several unrelated political divisions in both ancient and modern China. ... A county-level city (县级市 Pinyin: xiànjí shì) is a county-level administrative division of mainland China. ... In the context of Political divisions of China, county is the standard English translation of 县 (xiàn). ...

  • Yingjiang District (迎江区)
  • Daguang District (大观区)
  • Yixiu District (宜秀区)
  • Tongcheng City (桐城市)
  • Huaining County (怀宁县)
  • Zongyang County (枞阳县)
  • Taihu County (太湖县)
  • Qianshan County (潜山县)
  • Susong County (宿松县)
  • Wangjiang County (望江县)
  • Yuexi County (岳西县)

Tongcheng (桐城) is a county-level city in Anhui province of the Peoples Republic of China. ...

History

The city was founded during the Han Dynasty in the second century BC. In the Middle Ages it received the name of Anqing. From 1853 to 1861 it was held by the rebels of the Taiping rebellion. Several years later Anqing was a centre of the weapon industry. Han commanderies and kingdoms AD 2. ... The Taiping Rebellion (1851–1864) was one of the bloodiest conflicts in history, a clash between the forces of Imperial China and those inspired by a Hakka self-proclaimed mystic named Hong Xiuquan (洪秀全), who was also a Christian convert who had claimed that he was the new Messiah and younger...


Economy

Anqing is important for the trade in tea, which is planted on surrounding mountains. A cup of hot tea A tea bush. ...


Sister cities

Anqing is twinned with Calabasas, USA. Calabasas is a city located in Los Angeles County, California, in the western United States. ...


External links

  • Government website of Anqing (in Simplified Chinese)


Prefecture-level divisions of Anhui
Prefecture-level cities: Anqing | Bengbu | Bozhou | Chaohu | Chizhou | Chuzhou | Fuyang | Hefei

Huaibei | Huainan | Huangshan | Lu'an | Ma'anshan | Suzhou | Tongling | Wuhu | Xuancheng Due to Chinas large population and area, the political divisions of China have always consisted of several levels since ancient times. ... Anhui (Chinese: 安徽; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: An-hui; Postal System Pinyin: Ngan-hui, Anhwei or An-hwei) is a province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... A prefecture-level city (地级市 Pinyin: dìjí shì, literally region-level city) or prefecture-level municipality is an administrative division of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Bengbu (蚌埠; pinyin: Bàngbù) (Bangbu, Pang-pu or Peng-pu; meaning Clam Wharf or Oyster Quay) is a city in the Anhui Province of China. ... Bozhou (亳州; pinyin: Bózhōu) is a city in northwestern Anhui, China (Bozhou_shi). ... Chaohu (巢湖) is a city with several 100,000 inhabitants in Chaohu prefecture in Anhui province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Chizhou (Simplified Chinese: æ± å·ž; Pinyin: ) is a prefecture-level city in Anhui province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Chuzhou (滁州) is a city with more 228,000 inhabitants (2004) Chuzhou prefecture in the East of Anhui province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Fuyang (阜阳; pinyin: Fǔyáng) is a prefecture-level city of more than 100,000 inhabitants in Anhui province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Hefei (Chinese: 合肥; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Hofei) is the capital of Anhui Province of China. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Huainan (淮南市) is a city in Anhui province of the Peoples Republic of China and the seat of Huainan prefecture. ... Huangshan (黄山市; pinyin: Huángshān Shì) is a prefecture-level city in Anhui province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Liuan (Simplified Chinese: 六安; Pinyin: ) is a prefecture-level city in eastern Anhui province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Maanshan (Simplified Chinese: 马鞍山; Traditional Chinese: 馬鞍山; pinyin: ) is an industrial city on the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang) in Anhui province, about 50 km southwest of Nanjing. ... Suzhou (Simplified Chinese: 宿州; Pinyin: ) is a prefecture-level city in northern Anhui province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Cities on the Yangtze, between Wuhan and Shanghair Tongling (Simplified Chinese: 铜陵; Traditional Chinese: 銅陵; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Tung2-ling2) is a city in Anhui province of China. ... The business district of Wuhu seen at night from across the Mirror Lake. ... Xuancheng is a city with more than 100 000 inhabitants in Eastern Anhui province of the Peoples Republic of China. ...

List of Anhui County-level divisions

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