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About Anhui

Anhui Province was established in the sixth year of the Reign of Kangxi Emperor of the Qing Dynasty (1667AD). Anhui, the name of the province, is a portmanteau word combining the first characters of Anqing and Huizhou. Because there was an ancient state named “Wan” during the Spring and Autumn Period (722-481 BC) and a mountain called “Wanshan” in the province, Anhui is called “Wan” for short.
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