Anqing

Anqing (zh-sp|s=安庆|p=Ānqìng, also Anking, formerly Hwaining) 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.

Administration

The prefecture-level city of Anqing administers 11 county-level divisions, including 3 districts, 1 county-level city and 7 counties.

*Yingjiang District (迎江区) (150,000)
*Daguan District (大观区) (190,000)
*Yixiu District (宜秀区) (216,000)
*Tongcheng City (桐城市) (744,000)
*Huaining County (怀宁县) (790,000)
*Congyang County (枞阳县) (960,000)
*Taihu County (太湖县) (560,000)
*Qianshan County (潜山县) (570,000)
*Susong County (宿松县) (800,000)
*Wangjiang County (望江县) (600,000)
*Yuexi County (岳西县) (400,000)

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.

Economy

Anqing is important for the industries of petrochemical, textile, automobile fittings, food and tea.

ister cities

Anqing is twinned with Calabasas, CA, USA and Ibaraki, Osaka, Japan.

External links

* [http://www.anqing.gov.cn Government website of Anqing] (in Simplified Chinese)
* [http://www.aq.gov.cn Investment information website of Anqing] (in Simplified Chinese)
* [http://www.anqing.org Government affair website of Anqing ] (in Simplified Chinese)
* [http://www.aqsz.org City planning website of Anqing] (in Simplified Chinese)


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