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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. Recently, though, Anhui itself has been developing quite a bit of modern industry.

Position in China

Cities

  • Hefei - the capital, near the center of the province
  • Bengbu, in the North of the province
  • Wuhu, to the Southeast, close to Nanjing

Other destinations

Understand

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

Get around

See

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

Do

Eat

Drink

Stay safe

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