Anhui Province - a travel guide
in the lower reaches of the Changjiang (Yangtze) River and the central
part of East China, Anhui is bounded by Jiangsu
and Zhejiang on the east, Hunan
and I Hubei on the west, Jiangxi
on the south and Shandong on
the north, with the Changjiang River (Yangtze River) and the Huaihe
River flowing through it. Area: over 130000 km2.
Anhui has an uneven terrain.
Its northern portion is occupied by North China Plain, while its
southern and western parts are mountainous, with a series of beautiful
mountains and hills.
province enjoys a temperate and humid monsoon climate characterized
by distinct four seasons. The annual mean temperature is 14-17C'
and the annual precipitation is 770-1700 mm.
possesses a long-standing historical civilization and picturesque
sceneries. The national major famous scenic areas include Mt.
Huangshan, Mt. Tianzhu, Mt. Jiuhua and Mt. Langya.Besides,the
local-style dwelling houses have won the reputation of "An
Epitome of Oriental Civilization". The ancient Villages of
Xidi and Hongcun have been included in The World Heritages.
specialities in Anhui are famous in China. Black tea in Qimen, green
tea in Huangshan, the traditional handicrafts and the four treasures
of study, etc, all enjoy good fame in the country.