Anqing

Anqing

[ahn-ching]
noun Pinyin.
a city in S Anhui province, in E China, on the Chang Jiang: former capital of Anhui.
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Anqing or Anking (ˈɑːnˈtʃɪŋ)
 
n
a city in E China, in SW Anhui province on the Yangtze River: famous seven-storeyed pagoda. Pop: 686 000 (2005 est)
 
Anking or Anking
 
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anqing

city situated on the north bank of the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang) in southwestern Anhui sheng (province), China. Situated at a crossing place on the Yangtze, it commands the narrow section of the floodplain between the Dabie Mountains to the north and the Huang Mountains on the south bank, at the west end of the lower Yangtze Plain.

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