Monday   September  24, 2018
About Counties and Districts

Jin'an District
  Jin’an, eastern gate of Lu’an, was established when it became one district of the city in December 1999. It covers an area of 1,678 square kilometers and has a population of eight hundred and seventy six thousand. Twenty two villages, towns and streets and one provincial economic development zone are under its administration. It is the important part of demonstration area along Anhui-Yangtse River and Hefei economic circle.
   Jin’an has a long history with rich historical and cultural heritage. It used to be the fief of Gaoyao, one of “Ancient Four Saints” in the Neolithic Age. Here locate some archaeological sites, such as ancient ruins of Han Dynasty and Shuangdun Han Dynasty Tomb. Moreover, it is the old revolutionary area and one of nine national famous “General Counties”.
  With excellent regional location and convenient transportation, Jin’an extends all directions. There are 40 kilometers from here to Hefei Xinqiao International Airport. Four highways (Nanjing-Xi’an Highway, Shangqiu-Jingdezhen Highway, Hefei-Wuhan Highway and Hefei-Fuyang Highway), three national roads (No. 312,105 and 206) and two railways (Nanjing-Xi’an and Shanghai-Wuhan-Chengdu) pass through the district. Especially since the opening of CRH trains, the space-time distance between Jin’an and Yangtze River Delta region has been closer.
  Jin’an has beautiful mountains and rivers, and many outstanding people emerge in this land. There are many scenic spots, such as thousand-year-old Zhaoqing Temple, Buddhist holy land Dahua Mountain, Xanadu East Shisun, cloudy-cave Songliaoyan and special Great Rift Valley. It is the best choice for people to have tourist and holiday.
  Jin’an is rich in natural resources, such as cereals and oils, tea, silkworms and herbal medicines. World famous tea “Huashan Silver Pekoe” enters into the list of Guinness World Records. It is the national key marketable grain production base, and one of national “Ten Best Counties/Districts” for vegetable production. It has got reputations for “White Goose Kingdom”, “Treasure-house of Green Tea” and “The City of Hemp”.
  Jin’an has always been focusing on the general goal to make itself strong and prosperous. By grasping the great opportunity of the construction of industry demonstration zone in Anhui, it strongly pursues industrialization-nuclear strategy, investment-attracting strategy and urbanization-driving strategy. Its infrastructure construction is becoming perfect and its economic strength has been noticeably increased.
  Young and ancient Jin’an is an ideal place for people to seek quietness and visit ancient relics; fully opened Jin’an is the fertile ground for people with insight to invest and promote their business. Vibrant Jin’an sincerely welcomes friends all over the world. (Source: Jin'an District People's Government) 

Yu'an District
  Yu'an District, dated back to ancient county of Lu'an, becomes a new district in Decemer 1999. It is nestled in the northern slope of Dabie Mountain, west to the downtown of Lu'an, east to Jin'an District and south to Huoshan county and Jinzhai county. There is 70km away from provincial capital--Hefei. It covers an area of 1,926 square kilometers and has a population of 1 million, which is a typical big district with large population. Pi River and Ji River run through the district and the famous Pi-Shi-Hang key water-control project is located in the district.
  Yu'an has a long history with many outstanding people and abundant cultural deposits. The famous Dushan Riot happened in Yu'an, which is then the major part of Hubei-Henan-Anhui Soviet Area. Yu'an is the place of origin of Gaoyao Culture and is the birthplace of the 1st Red Army led by Xu Jishen and Xu Xiangqian. It is the national key supporting old revolutionary base area.
  Yu'an has beautiful mountains and waters. Ecological, Red and religious tourist routes enhance each other mutually. It has rich tourist resources (Dabie Mountain, Pi River, South and North Towers, Nine Men Village, Hengpai Fairyland, Xihai Ecological Garden), Red resource(old revolutionary base), white resource(White Goose), black resources(Black Pig and iron sand), green resources(forest, mountains and waters, grains and oil and vegetables and fruits), golden resources(jute, hemp, sand and bentonite ) and human resource.
   Yu'an has a promising future. The renovation of old city bring good developing chances for trade, tourism and reality business. The extension of new city provide good developing platform for investors. We are firmly convinced that the future of Yu'an will be brighter and better off with joint effort from all citizens and investors. (Source: Yu'an District) 

Shouxian County

  Shouxian County, located in the middle of Anhui Province, borders on Hefei and Huainan. Its gross area is 2,986 square kilometers. Its cultivated area is 1.78 million mu. There are 25 villages and towns within its administration. The total population is 1.34 million.
  Shouxian has a long history. It was once called Shouyang and Shouzhou. Shouxian has brilliant culture. It is the hometown of Chu Culture and the birthplace of Chinese Tofu and the ancient battlefield of "Feishui Battle". It has formed its own special local culture based on Chu Culture, including popular Zhengyang Elbow Pavilion and Shouzhou Drum. There are cultural relics in Shouxian, such as Baoen Temple, Ancient wall and Ancestral Temple of Sun's Family. There are about 160 ancient relics in the county with many national and provincial key cultural objects.
  Shouxian is a county full of talents. Anfeng Reservoir, built by Sun Shuao in Spring and Autumn Period, is one of the four ancient water conservancy project. Huinanzi, compiled by King Huainan Liu An, is a great work combined with science, philosophy, history and literature, which has wide influence around Asia and even the world. Shouxian is the old revolutionary area. There emerged a group of martyrs.
  Shouxian is rich in natural resources. It is one of national top 100 counties in food, oil plants and aquatic production. It has already formed eight leading industries. There are many well-known products: Shouhuo Black Pig, Wanxi White Goose, Bagongshan Tofu, pear, peach, sunflower seed and Shouzhou vanilla. Shouxian is one of seven key tourist city in Anhui province. It has rich tourist resources. The major three tourist scenic spots are Bagongshan National Forest Park, Shouzhou Ancient City and Anfeng Reservoir.
  Shouxian has flourishing development in economic and social causes. Since opening and reform, Shouxian has actively grasped developing chances. It has make great progress in economic and social causes. People's income has remarkably increased. It has got many national advanced title in science and technology, sports, funeral reform, judicature and broadcasting. (Source: Shouxian Local Government)

Huoqiu County

  Huoqiu County, located in the west of Anhui Province and the northern slope of Dabie Mountain, is an old revolutionary area and national poverty county. Huoqiu is a county of large region. Its gross area is 3,493 square kilometers, which ranks the second among Anhui. Its cultivated area is 124,000 hectares and water area is 37,000 hectares. Huoqiu is a county of large population. There are 32 towns, 425 villages and 16 communities under its administration. Its total population is 1.627 million, which ranks the fifth among Anhui Province. Huoqiu is a county of rich resources. Live pig, forest and aquatic industries are on the advanced list in Anhui Province. Its iron ore ranks the fifth in China and the first in Eastern China. Huoqiu County is rich in human resources and tourism resources. Huoqiu has got many honorable titles, such as national scientific advanced county and two-support model city.
  Leaders and eminent peoples are warmly welcomed to Huoqiu for guidance, sightseeing and investment. (Source: Huoqiu People's Government)

 Jinzhai County

  Jinzhai County, located in the west of Anhui Province and the hinderland of Dabie Mountain, is the joint part of Hubei, Henan and Anhui Province. Its gross area is 3,814 square kilometers. There are 23 towns and 226 villages or streets. Its total population is 680,000.
  Jinzhai has glorious history. Here walked 59 founding generals including Hong Xuezhi and Pi Dingjun. Thus, it is honored as "The First National Red Army County" and "The Second National General County".
  Jinzhai is rich in natural resources. Jinzhai is located between Yangtze River and Huai River, combining three provinces together. It blends south and north with rich natural resources and abundant products. At present, its agricultural subsidiary products are mainly sold as  raw materials and primary-processing products, which has promising future.
  Jinzhai has unique scenery for its glorious revolutionary history and special geological conditions. There are three 4A-level scenic spots and four 3A-level scenic spots which is characterized by "Red, green and blue" tourism resources.
  The development of Jinzhai has been accelerated. Since "the Eleventh Five-year Plan", the major economic index keep increasing rapidly. It has got several honorable titles in recent years. (Source: Jinzhai People Government)

Huoshan County

  Huoshan, located in the west of Anhui Province and the hinderland of Dabie Mountain, is a key national poverty relief county combined with mountain area, reservoir area and old revolutionary area.
  Huoshan is rich in natural resources. Its ecological environment is beautiful with 75.1% coverage of forest. Huoshan is a well-known county of herbal medicine, tea, Chinese bamboo, silkworm breeding and mulberry growing and hydroelectric power. It is also rich in tourism resource. Foziling scenic area, Main Peak in Dabie Mountain scenic area and Nanyue Mountain scenic area are rated as 4A-level tourist area.
   In recent years, the comprehensive strength of Huoqiu climbing upto the top among provincial poverty county. Huoqiu has got several national or provincial honorable titles, such as national scientific advanced county, national healthy county and national greening model county. (Source: Huoqiu People's Government)

Shucheng County

  Shucheng, located in the middle of Anhui Province, eastern slope of Dabie Mountain, bordering on the Chaohu Lake and nestling between Yangtze River and Huai River, is the advance position of demonstration area planning for the transfer of industrial coastal cities along Anhui-Yangtze River.
   Its gross area covers 2,092 square kilometers. Its total population is 1.02 million with about 308,000 households. There are 21 towns, 1 economic and technological development zone and 1 tourist recreation area under its administration.
  Shucheng is blessed with abundant natural resources. It is the well-known distributing center of agricultural subsidiary products in Eastern China and supplying base of green food.
  Shucheng has further consolidated industrial economy as the core status, has further reinforced agriculture as basic status and has accelerated the development of tourist commercial services.
  Shucheng Economic and Technological Development Zone has built industrial gallery and 9 Special Industrial Clusters by taking advantage of joining in demonstration area of industrial coastal cities along Anhui-Yangtze River and Hefei Economic Circle.
  Shucheng is the hotbed for investment and enterprises. It has got several honorable titles and has been rated as "The best investment city".
  Shucheng is becoming a bright and shining pearl on the land between Yangtze River and Huai River. (Source: Shucheng People's Government)

Lu'an Economic and Technological Development Zone

  Lu'an Economic and Technological Development Zone, located in the east of the city, is positioned as "industrial, scientific and ecological zone and new urban area". The zone was built in 1992 and then was approved of provincial development zone by provincial government.
  The zone has apparent advantages in geography. The zone has formed "five vertical and seven horizontal" road network pattern. Water delivery, power supply, telecommunication and plant engineering project have been promoted with the same schedule.
  Since "the eleventh Five-year-plan", the zone has overall introduced 209 projects. It has got several national or provincial honorable titles.
  During "the twelfth Five-year-plan ", the zone will strongly promote "5355" developing strategy to build industrial cluster area for industrial transfer and core area of East New City of Lu'an. (Source: Lu'an Development Zone Management Committee)

Yeji Reform and Development Pilot Zone

  Yeji is located at the border of Anhui and Henan Province, south to Dabie Mountain and north to Huaibei plain. It is always called "West gate of Anhui Province" and "The door to Dabie Mountain".
   In Dec. 1998, the zone was approved by Anhui People's Government. Its total area covers 320 sq. km. with gross population of 163,000.
   In 1993, Yeji took the lead in market comprehensive reform. In recent years, Yeji has witnessed measurable success in economic development.  Yeji has convenient transportation connecting all directions. Self-employed and other private business presents 70% among GDP. Yeji is thriving in trade and commerce. It is the key collecting and distributing district for agricultural subsidiary products. The future Yeji will be a small city of emerging industry and trade. (Source: Yeji Reform and Development Pilot Zone Management Committee )

Lu'an Demonstration Zone for Industrial Transfer
  Conforming to the trend of industrial transfer, Lu'an People's Government established Lu'an Demonstration Zone for Industrial Transfer on May 13th in 2010.
  The demonstration zone is located in the east part of Lu'an downtown. The planned area covers 113, among which 39 sq. km. is recent plan. It has great advantage in location and transportation.
  Complying with the strategic plan of "First year for foundation, three years for effect and five years for considerable development", the zone has been progressively built into the new growth pole of Lu'an in economic development.