Anguo

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Anguo
安国市
County-level city
Anguo is located in Hebei
Anguo
Anguo
Location in Hebei
Coordinates: 38°25′N 115°20′E / 38.417°N 115.333°E / 38.417; 115.333Coordinates: 38°25′N 115°20′E / 38.417°N 115.333°E / 38.417; 115.333
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hebei
Prefecture-level city Baoding
Area
 • Total 486 km2 (188 sq mi)
Elevation 33 m (107 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 370,300
 • Density 760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 071200
Area code(s) 0312
Website anguo.gov.cn

Anguo (simplified Chinese: 安国; traditional Chinese: 安國; pinyin: Ānguó), nicknamed "Medicine Capital" (药都, is a county-level city under the administration of and 52 kilometres (32 mi) south of Baoding, central Hebei province, People's Republic of China.[1]

It has a provincially protected Temple of the God of Medicine (藥王廟) established around 100.

In premodern China, Anguo was Qizhou (祁州: Qízhōu). In 1991, Anguo was changed from county into a city. The city governs 20 town-level entities in 486 km2 (188 sq mi), of which the centrally placed Yaocheng (药城: Yàochéng) is the municipal seat. The Chinese playwright Guan Hanqing was born here.

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