ABOUT HEFEI

  • Hefei Overview

    Hefei, capital city of Anhui province, is located between the Yangtze River and the Huaihe River, and beside the Chaohu Lake. It is a mid-China city nearest to the coastal cities in eastern China. Under the city's jurisdiction there are...

    History

    The name of “Hefei” first appeared in the Collected Biographies of Merchants under the Historical Records written by Sima Qian, a famous writer and historiographer in Chinese history. It goes like: Hefei, impacted economically from bot...

    Administrative Di...

    Under the city's jurisdiction there are four urban districts, four counties, one county-level city and three development zones. Namely: Yaohai, Luyang, Shushan and Baohe Districts, Feidong, Feixi, Changfeng and Lujiang Counties, Chaohu ...

    Nature and Geogra...

    Hefei, the capital of Anhui Province, located in the central region of China (Geographical Coordinates: 32’N and 117’E) between Yangtze and Huaihe Rivers and near Chaohu Lake. It possesses a strategically important location easily acc...

  • Economic Strength

    By making good use of the abundant resources of land and natural minerals, advantages in science and education and low labor cost, Hefei is now in a prime period with the highest speed in development and the best quality in economic oper...

    Industry and Agri...

    With a full catalog of industries and supporting facilities, Hefei is a new booming industrial city featuring manufacturing. Eight key industries have taken shape, comprising auto-making,equipment manufacturing, house-hold appliance, che...

    International Exc...

    Kurume, Japan, May 20, 1980 Freetown, Sierra Leone, March 20, 1984 Bujumbura, Burundi, July 4, 1986 Columbus, Ohio, USA, November 17, 1988 Aalborg, Denmark, April 22, 1989 Lleida, Spain, April 4, 1998 Wonj...

    Postal Service

    Separated from the original postal and telecommunication management, Anhui Post Bureau was inaugurated on December 25,1998 and it is co-administered by both China State Post Bureau and Anhui local government with the former exercising p...

  • Urban Construction

    Hefei, when it was made a city, covered only 5 square kilometers and had a population of 50 thousand. In 1983, Hefei Municipal Government launched an unprecedentedly grand city-building program, thus lifting the curtain on the r...

    Cultural and Educ...

    Thanks to the great attention paid by leaders at different levels and the joint efforts made by educational workers in Hefei, Deng Xiaoping Theory has been upheld, Party's educational policies have been implemented, reforms deepened and...

    Science and Techn...

    Science & Education Resource Hefei boasts more than 200 various kinds of science and research institutes including Hefei institutes of Physical Science, CAS, and almost 100 institutions of higher learning and technical colleges...

    Landscaping and A...

    Hefei was named one of the three national garden cities in 1982. Here, the city is embraced in green trees, air is fresh ,flowers are in bloom all the year around, and the landscape features both small hills and large pieces of waters. ...

  • Urban Traffic

    Hefei is located in the center of China, where converges the south part and the north part of the country, and traffic leads to the east and the west. A circle drawn with a radius of 500 kilometers and with Hefei as the center covers an...

    Sports and Body-b...

    In 2012, Hefei hosted 2 large-scale sport events and 18 municiple-level sports. Athletes did well in many competitions, with 13 golden medals, 5 silver medals, 7 copper medals. 260 farmers sports projects and 70 mass fitness projects w...

    Population and Em...

    The population growth was continuously under control. According to statistics released for an annual report by the security department, by the end of 2012, the total resident population of the city reached 7,572,000, with an increase of...

    Social Security

    Endowment Insurance: In 2012, the unified Basic Endowment Insurance had covered 1,324,200 staff and workers in Hefei. The sum of money to be collected for the fund in the year was about 7.41 billion yuan. All 7.33 billion yuan had been ...