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Chizhou

Chizhou
池州市
Prefecture-level city
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Country People's Republic of China
Province Anhui
County-level divisions 4
Municipal seat Guichi District
(30°38′N 117°28′E / 30.633°N 117.467°E / 30.633; 117.467)
Government
 • CPC Secretary Wang Hong (王宏
 • Mayor Yong Chenghan (雍成瀚)
Area
 • Total 9,423 km2 (3,638 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 1,550,000
 • Density 160/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Area code(s) 0566
ISO 3166 code CN-AH-17
GDP (2017) CNY 65.41 million yuan
 - per capita

CNY 38,014

USD 5,992
License Plate Prefix 皖R
Website www.chizhou.gov.cn
City trees
Camphor tree (Cinnamomum bodinieri Levl.)
City flowers
Armenian plum (Armeniaca vulgaris)

Chizhou (Chinese: 池州; pinyin: Chízhōu) is a prefecture-level city in the south of Anhui province, China. It borders Anqing to the northwest, Tongling and Wuhu to the northeast, Xuancheng to the east, Huangshan to the southeast, and the province of Jiangxi to the southwest.

Mount Jiuhua (Jǐuhuáshān), located in Qingyang county, is one of the four sacred mountains of Chinese Buddhism.

Simple history: Chizhou was formally established in the fourth year of era of Wude, Tang Dynasty. ( A.D. 621 )

Administration

The prefecture-level city of Chizhou administers four county-level divisions, including one district and three counties.

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Transport

Chizhou is served by high speed train and the Tongling–Jiujiang Railway.Chizhou Jiuhuashan Airport was opened in August 2013, serving Tongling and Mount Jiuhua.

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