Huangshan City is located at the southernmost tip of Anhui Province. The city neighbors Jaingxi Province in the southwest, Zhejiang Province in the southeast, Xuancheng City in the northeast, and Chizhou City in the northwest. Huangshan City, established as the scenic support area for the Yellow Mountain, is a tourist city that includes Yellow Mountain Scenic Area and many ancient Huizhou style villages...More
Chinese Name: 黄山市 （Huáng shān shì）
Area: 9,807 square kilometers.
Population: 1.47 million
Area Code: 0595
Zip Code: 245000
Neighboring Areas:Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Hubei, Henan, and Shandong provinces
Zip Code: 572000
Nationality: Han, Ni
What to see in Huangshan?
Huangshan is an international tourist city, with unique and rich tourist resources. The most distinctive feature is that the natura1 beauty of the landscape matches and associates harmoniously with the historic and cultural signs, Huangshan Scenic Zone, one of the world wonders, was listed as the world cultural and natural heritage by UNESCO in 1990. Huangshan lies so many cultural sights such as Xidi and Hongcun, listed as World cultural heritage, Qiyunshan Taoist bethel, Huashan Grotto and jianjiang Scenic Attraction a wonder to admire, Taiping lake an emerald in Southern Anhui, Guniujiang and Qingliangfeng national reserves, the Xin'an river - a natural gallery, Shexian - a nation preserved historic reserve only to name some..
When to visit Huangshan?
Located in the subtropics, the city has a typical subtropical monsoon humid climate. It is clearly divided into four seasons with short spring and autumn while long summer and winter. The comfortable weather affords good opportunities to travel to the city and its stunning environs throughout the year.
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How to get to Huangshan?
Traffic has recently been developed greatly in Huangshan.Due to rugged terrain, Huangshan was traditionally a secluded region. The Xinan River provided an outlet to the east. Winding, narrow roads through Huang Mountains made trips to Xuancheng, Wuhu, Guichi and the Yangtze River slow and arduous. In recent decades, improvements to the transportation infrustructure have made the city and its surrounding tourist attractions more accessible.The external transport of Mt. Huangshan has formed a network with land ways primarily, waterways and airways, which provides overseas and domestic travelers with great convenience.
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Huangshan is a region with a long history and splendid cultures. Since using Huizhou as its former name, the city is famed for the ancient Hui Culture, including Hui businessmen, Hui carvings, Xin'an school of painting, Xin'an medicine, Hui architecture, Hui cuisine, and Hui Opera (one of the tonalities of Beijing Opera). The current name came in due form since April, 1988.