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Anhui (安徽; Ān​huī​) is a province in the southern central region of China. Historically, it is a relatively poor agricultural province, and over the past few decades it has been one of the main suppliers of cheap migrant labour to more prosperous coastal provinces, especially in nearby East China. In the 21st century, Anhui has begun developing quite a bit of modern industry.

Position in China


Map of Anhui
  • 1 Hefei - the capital, near the center of the province
  • 2 Bengbu, in the North of the province
  • 3 Wuhu, to the Southeast, close to Nanjing
  • 4 Ma'anshan
  • 5 Huangshan City Huangshan City on Wikipedia, in the south, close to the mountain of the same name
  • 6 Bozhou Bozhou on Wikipedia, hometown of Cao Cao, a famous warlord during the Three Kingdoms Period
  • 7 Anqing Anqing on Wikipedia

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Anhui is less than three hours from Shanghai by high-speed train. With the Yangtze River and Huaihe River crossing it, it is divided into three parts: South Anhui, Middle Anhui, and North Anhui. It has a semitropical climate with four distinct seasons.

Get in[edit]

Huangshan Tunxi International Airport (TXN IATA)

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Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) is a famously scenic area with an important temple.



An Anhui specialty is hairy tofu (毛豆腐 máo dòufu), a type of fermented tofu named for the hairy white fungus that grows out of it.


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