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Encyclopedia > Huainan
淮南市
Huáinán Shì
Huainan is highlighted in red
Administration Type Prefecture-level city
City Seat Tianjia'an District
(32°29′N 117°1′E)
Area 2,596.4 km²
Population 2,335,798 (2004)
GDP
- Total
- Per Capita
 
¥21.449 billion (2004)
¥9,225 (2004)
Major Nationalities Han
County-level divisions 6
Township-level divisions 66
CPC Committee Secretary Chen Shili (陈世礼)
Mayor Zhu Jili (朱季历)
Area code 554
Postal Code 232000
(Urban center)
242100
(Fengtai County)
License Plate Prefix 皖D

Huainan (Chinese: 淮南; Pinyin: Huáinán) is a prefecture-level city with 1,076,000 inhabitants in central Anhui province, People's Republic of China. It borders the provincial capital of Hefei to the south, Lu'an to the southwest, Fuyang to the west, Bozhou to the northwest, Bengbu to the northeast and Chuzhou to the east. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1200x1341, 502 KB) Description: Maps of Anhui Province of China Source: Date: On October 11 2005 Author: Photo taken by Fanghong Permission: File links The following pages link to this file: Huainan ... 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: dìjí shì, literally region-level city) or prefecture-level municipality is an administrative division of the Peoples Republic of China, ranking below a province and above a county in Chinas administrative structure. ... The seat of government is the location of the government for a political entity. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... 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: rénmínbì; literally peoples currency) or the yuan (Chinese: å…ƒ or 圆; Hanyu Pinyin: yuán) is the official currency in the mainland of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... 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: hànzú) is a term which refers to the majority ethnic group within China and the largest single human ethnic group in the world. ... 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. ... The Communist Party of China (CPC) (official name) also known as Chinese Communist Party (CCP) (Simplified Chinese: 中国共产党; Traditional Chinese: 中國共産黨; Pinyin: Zhōngguó GòngchÇŽndÇŽng) is the ruling political party of the Peoples Republic of China. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, 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). ... Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: 汉语拼音; Traditional Chinese: 漢語拼音; Pinyin: HànyÇ” PÄ«nyÄ«n), also known as scheme of the Chinese phonetic alphabet (Simplified Chinese: 汉语拼音方案; Traditional Chinese: 漢語拼音方案; Pinyin: HànyÇ” PÄ«nyÄ«n fāngàn), while pin means spell(ing) and yin means sound(s)), is a system of romanization (phonemic notation... 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, ranking below a province and above a county in Chinas administrative structure. ... Anhui (Chinese: 安徽; Hanyu 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. ... Hefei (Chinese: 合肥; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Hofei) is a prefecture-level city and the provincial capital of Anhui province, China. ... Liuan (Simplified Chinese: 六安; Pinyin: ) is a prefecture-level city in eastern Anhui province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Fuyang can be one of the following two cities in China: Fuyang, Anhui (阜阳) Fuyang, Zhejiang (富阳) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Bozhou (亳州; pinyin: Bózhōu) is a city in northwestern Anhui, China (Bozhou_shi). ... Bengbu (Chinese: 蚌埠; Hanyu Pinyin: ; literally Clam Wharf or Oyster Quay; other spellings: Pengpu, Bangbu, Pang-pu or Peng-pu) is a prefecture-level city with a population of 585,000 in northern 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. ...


The name traditionally refers to the entire area south of the Huai River and north of the Yangtze River, which includes the present day central Anhui. The historic political center of the Huainan area lay in Shouchun (present day Shou County). Huai He The Huai River (Chinese: 淮河; pinyin: ) is about mid-way between the Yellow River (Huang He) and the Yangtze River. ... Afternoon light on the jagged grey mountains rising from the Yangtze River gorge The Yangtze River or Chang Jiang is the longest river in Asia and the third longest in the world after the Nile in Africa and the Amazon in South America. ... Shou County is a county in Anhui under the jurisdiction of Luan. ...

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Administration

The prefecture-level city of Huainan administers 5 county-level divisions, including 4 districts and 1 county. 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, ranking below a province and above a county in Chinas administrative structure. ... 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. ... In the context of Political divisions of China, county is the standard English translation of 县 (xiàn). ...

  • Tianjia'an District (田家庵区)
  • Pangji District (潘集区)
  • Xiejiaji District (谢家集区)
  • Datong District (大通区)
  • Bagongshan District (八公山区)
  • Fengtai County (凤台县)

These are further divided into 66 township-level divisions, including 24 towns, 23 townships and 19 subdistricts. Due to Chinas large population and area, the political divisions of China have always consisted of several levels since ancient times. ... When referring to Political Divisions of China, town is the standard English translation of the Chinese 镇 (zhèn). ... When referring to Political Divisions of China, township is the standard English translation of the Chinese 乡 (xiāng). ... The Subdistrict is one of the smallest Political_divisions_of_China. ...


History

Summer in Huainan.
Summer in Huainan.

The name Huainan first came into existence in 203 BC, when Liu Bang bestowed upon Ying Bu, one of his most trusted generals, the title of the King of Huainan. The capital of the Kingdom of Huainan was situated in the present day Lu'an. Later, after Ying Bu was executed, the title was transferred and the capital moved to Shouchun (present day Shou County). Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1024x768, 183 KB) Street scene from the city of Huainan in Chinas Anhui Province. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1024x768, 183 KB) Street scene from the city of Huainan in Chinas Anhui Province. ... Centuries: 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC Decades: 250s BC 240s BC 230s BC 220s BC 210s BC - 200s BC - 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC 160s BC 150s BC Years: 208 BC 207 BC 206 BC 205 BC 204 BC - 203 BC - 202 BC 201 BC... Emperor Gao (256 BC or 247 BC–June 1, 195 BC), commonly known inside China as Gaozu, personal name Liu Bang, was the first emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty, ruling over China from 202 BC until 195 BC, and one of only two dynasty founders who emerged from the... Liuan (Simplified Chinese: 六安; Pinyin: ) is a prefecture-level city in eastern Anhui province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Shou County is a county in Anhui under the jurisdiction of Luan. ...


In 164 BC, the kingdom was divided into three, one of which retained the name Huainan and continued to be administered from Shouchun. In 122 BC, with the suicide of the third King of Huainan Liu An, the kingdom was abolished and the area renamed Jiujiang Commandery, which was its old name before 203 BC. Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC Decades: 210s BC 200s BC 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC - 160s BC - 150s BC140s BC 130s BC 120s BC 110s BC Years: 169 BC 168 BC 167 BC 166 BC 165 BC - 164 BC - 163 BC 162 BC 161... Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC Decades: 170s BC 160s BC 150s BC 140s BC 130s BC - 120s BC - 110s BC 100s BC 90s BC 80s BC 70s BC Years: 127 BC 126 BC 125 BC 124 BC 123 BC - 122 BC - 121 BC 120 BC... Liu An (劉安, 179-122 BC) was an advisor to Emperor Wu of Han China and the inventor of tofu. ...


Towards the end of the Eastern Han Dynasty, Yuan Shu declared himself emperor of the so-called Cheng Dynasty and renamed the commandery Huainan Commandery. This entity remained generally intact till the Northern Song Dynasty, when it divided into the eastern and the western halves in 1071. This division was converted to a north-south one, with the line drawn along the Huai River, following a peace pact between the ruling bodies of the Southern Song Dynasty and Jin Empire. The Han Dynasty (Traditional Chinese characters: 漢朝, Simplified Chinese characters: 汉朝, pinyin Hàncháo 202 BC - AD 220) followed the Qin Dynasty and preceded the Three Kingdoms in China. ... Yuan Shu (袁术; style name Gonglu 公路) (?? - 199) was a major warlord of the Later Han Dynasty who rose to prominence following the collapse of the Han court in 189. ... The emperor or huángdì (皇帝) of China was the head of government and head of state of China from the Qin dynasty in 221 BC until the fall of the Qing dynasty in 1911. ... Alternative meaning: Song Dynasty (420-479) The Song dynasty (Chinese: 宋朝) was a ruling dynasty in China from 960-1279. ... Events Byzantine Empire loses Battle of Manzikert to Turkish army under Alp Arslan. ... Huai He The Huai River (Chinese: 淮河; pinyin: ) is about mid-way between the Yellow River (Huang He) and the Yangtze River. ... Alternative meaning: Song Dynasty (420-479) The Song dynasty (Chinese: 宋朝) was a ruling dynasty in China from 960-1279. ... The Jin Dynasty (金 pinyin: JÄ«n 1115-1234; Anchu in Jurchen), also known as the Jurchen dynasty, was founded by the Wanyan (完顏 Wányán) clan of the Jurchen, the ancestors of the Manchus who established the Qing Dynasty some 500 years later. ...


The divided state persisted till the area was claimed by the Communist Party of China on January 18, 1949. The party renamed the area Huainan Coalmine Special District for its rich coal resources. The Communist Party of China (CPC) (official name) also known as Chinese Communist Party (CCP) (Simplified Chinese: 中国共产党; Traditional Chinese: 中國共産黨; Pinyin: Zhōngguó Gòngchǎndǎng) is the ruling political party of the Peoples Republic of China. ... January 18 is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ...


Economy

Huainan is a major production center for coal, with an output of 35.831 million tons in 2003. Coal (previously referred to as pitcoal or seacoal) is a fossil fuel extracted from the ground by underground mining or open-pit mining (surface mining). ...


Education

  • Anhui Polytechnic University (安徽理工大学)
  • Huainan Normal University (淮南师范学院)
  • Huainan United University (淮南联合大学)

External links

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  • Government website of Huainan (available in Chinese, English and Korean)


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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; Hanyu 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. ... Anqing (Simplified Chinese: 安庆; Pinyin: is a prefecture-level city in southwestern Anhui province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Bengbu (Chinese: 蚌埠; Hanyu Pinyin: ; literally Clam Wharf or Oyster Quay; other spellings: Pengpu, Bangbu, Pang-pu or Peng-pu) is a prefecture-level city with a population of 585,000 in northern Anhui province, Peoples Republic 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; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Hofei) is a prefecture-level city and the provincial capital of Anhui province, China. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... 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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Huainan at AllExperts (451 words)
The name Huainan first came into existence in 203 BC, when Liu Bang bestowed upon Ying Bu, one of his most trusted generals, the title of the King of Huainan.
In 122 BC, with the suicide of the third King of Huainan Liu An, the kingdom was abolished and the area renamed Jiujiang Commandery, which was its old name before 203 BC.
Huainan is a major production center for coal, with an output of 35.831 million tons in 2003.
Huainan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (412 words)
Huainan (Chinese: 淮南; pinyin: Huáinán) is a prefecture-level city with 1,076,000 inhabitants in central Anhui province, People's Republic of China.
The prefecture-level city of Huainan administers 5 county-level divisions, including 4 districts and 1 county.
The capital of the Kingdom of Huainan was situated in the present day Lu'an.
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