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About Anhui and Capital Hefei


Anhui Province, also known as Wan forshort, is located in East China, on the lower reaches of the Yangtze River. Itborders six

provinces, with the Yangtze River and Huai Rivers running through. Anhuihas an area of 139,000 square kilometers, and a

population of 68 million. Hefeiis the capital.

As the capital of Anhui Province andhometown of the famous honest and upright official in Chinese history---BaoZheng, Hefei features a landscape of half mountain and half lake. The city hasa total area of7,500 km2, with a population of 4,460,000, of which 1,650,000people are permanent residents. The city proper area is 596.01 km2.

Standing in picturesque surroundings,Hefei is known as “a modern garden city and “the most suitable city for people to live in.” It is the among the first three cities winning the honorable title of “city of gardens and parks.” The city’s Belt Park looks like a green necklace, which “ embraces both the old town and the new urban developments.” The Shushan Lake, lying at the foot of the Dashu Hill, looks like a green bright pearl. Hefei Wildlife Field, characterized by “ naturalness, wildness and lingering charm of forest,” has

become a space shared by men and animals. OnMt.Zipeng, one can not only hear the soughing of the wind flowing through the pines, but also see flocks of auspicious birds. With blue waves rippling in its immense waters, the Chaohu is a magnificent lake of myriad scenes.

Sites of interest in Anhui

Mount Huangshan:

Huangshan was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site on 12th Dec 1990.It was declared a “siteof scenic beauty and historic interest” by the State Council of the People’sRepublic of China. The committee points outthat Huangshan got high praises early in the part of16th century, it is known for its sunrises,pine trees, “strangely jutting granite peaks”. Much of Huangshan’s reputationderives from its significance in Chinese art and literature. In addition to inspiringpoets such as Li Bai, Huangshan and the scenery therein has been the frequent,or even eternal subject of poetry and artwork, especially Chinese ink paintingand more recently, photography.

Read details at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huangshan.

Jing Ting Mountain

Before the Jin Dynasty, the mountain was known as Zhao Ting Mountain. In 266 AD, its name was changed to Jing Ting Mountain in order to avoid the name taboo of the emperor, Sima Zhao. Jing Ting Mountain and the scenery therein has been the frequent subject of poetry and artwork. The poems written by Xie Tiao (464–499) of the Southern Qi Dynasty brought it a widespread reputation, and from then on, the area was visited frequently by many poets and litterateurs. The famous Chinese ancient poet Li Bai (699-762) said that "only Jing Ting Mountain can keep attracting you without boredom." Over 1,000 poems were written about Jing Ting Mountain, and therefore the Mountain is regarded as the "Mountain of Poetry" in China.

Read details at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jing_Ting_Mountain.

Mount Jiu Hua

Mount Jiuhua (simplified Chinese: 九华山; traditional Chinese: 九華山; pinyin: Jǐuhuá Shān; literally "Nine Glorious Mountains") is one of the four sacred mountains of Chinese Buddhism. It is located in Qingyang County in Anhui province and is famous for its rich landscape and ancient temples.

Many of the mountain's shrines and temples are dedicated to Ksitigarbha (known in Chinese as Dìzàng, Chinese: 地藏, in Japanese as Jizō), who is a bodhisattva and protector of beings in hell realms according to Mahayana Buddhist tradition. Pious Buddhists often visit Anhui to climb to Greater Tiantai peak, which is regarded as Jiuhuashan's most important peak, although it is not the tallest.

Read details at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Jiuhua.

Other sites of interests
Temple of Lord Bao


Li Hongzhang's Former Residence


Huiyuan Garden