Archive for August, 2011

  • Anhui Province, China

    Posted in China | August 11, 2011
    Anhui Province is located in eastern central China. The province is one of China’s most important provinces. It is located across the basins of Yangtze River and Huaihe River. The province of Anhui shares its boundaries with the provinces of Henan, Shandong, Hubei, Jiangxi, Zhejiang and Jiangsu. Anhui was the first region in southern China where the Han dynasty settled, from c 205 BC. The Ming dynasty ruled Anhui in the 14 t h to 17 t h centuries. Anhui became a province of its own under the Manchi dynasty in the 17th century. The Japanese occupied it for a period of time in the WWII. After the war, it was held by the Nationalists for some time, before communists took over. Anhui is an important center for culture, history and more. The province  [...]