Qianshan County

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Qianshan County is a county in Anhui Province, People's Republic of China under the jurisdiction of Anqing City. It has a population of 570,000 and an area of 1,686 square kilometres (651 sq mi). The government of Qianshan County is located in Meicheng Town. The well-known Wan Mountain, or Tianzhu Mountain, is located within the borders of the County

Administrative divisions[edit]

Qianshan County has jurisdiction over 11 towns and 19 townships.

Towns

Townships

Geography[edit]

Lake Xuehu, noted for its lotus plants, lies in the centre of the county. The number of plants has decreased in recent years, possibly because they provide a food source for lobsters.[citation needed]

Wanghe Town, hometown of Xuruoyu, is in the south of the county.

The Qian River with its noted River Beach flows through Qianshan county from north to south.

History[edit]

The Two Qiaos, two sisters from the Three Kingdoms era were from Wan County, Lujiang Commandery (present-day Qianshan County, Anhui).

Coordinates: 30°45′38.92″N 116°33′10.04″E / 30.7608111°N 116.5527889°E / 30.7608111; 116.5527889