15 Facts About Ankang


Ankang is a prefecture-level city in the south of Shaanxi Province in the People's Republic of China, bordering Hubei province to the east, Chongqing municipality to the south, and Sichuan province to the southwest.

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Ankang County was established in 1st Taikang year of the Western Jin Dynasty .

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Ankang is located in the southeastern part of Shaanxi, north of the Daba Mountains and south of the Qinling.

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Ankang has a monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate, with cool, dry winters, and hot, humid summers.

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Ankang includes one District,one county-level city and eight counties, totaling 109 towns, 88 townships and 3 sub-district offices.

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The operas of Ankang have a long history, with nearly ten varieties, of which Han Opera is the best and most mature.

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Ankang is well known as "the land for folk songs" and was named as "the land for folk songs in China" by the Ministry of Culture in 2003.

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Ankang encompasses 32 scenic areas and 78 scenic spots, among which 29 places have potential for development, including some historic and scenic sites at the provincial level, such as Nangong Mountain National Forest Park, Ying Lake and Xiangxi Hole, as well as many historic and scenic sites or tourism projects such as Qianjia Ping, the origin of the Shen River, Pinghe Liang, rafting on the Lan River, etc.

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Ankang has four national forest parks and seven forest parks at the provincial level.

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Ankang is the subtropics continental monsoon climate with assembled biological resources.

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Ankang has a total of 430 kinds of wild animals, of which 34 were classified as national protective rare animals.

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Ankang is rich in Chinese herbal medicines, with more than 1290 kinds of species.

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Ankang's tea has a long production history, which is one of seven major tea-planted areas in China.

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Ankang is an important base for forest and animal husbandry.

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Ankang carry out three projects of afforestation, ecological protection and environmental control to maintain and develop a good ecological environment with blue sky and white clouds, green mountains and blue waters in Ankang.

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