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Prefecture-level city
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Location of Huainan City jurisdiction in Anhui
Location of Huainan City jurisdiction in Anhui
Country China
Province Anhui
County-level divisions 7
Township-level divisions 66
Municipal seat Tianjia'an District
(32°37′N 116°59′E / 32.617°N 116.983°E / 32.617; 116.983)
 • CPC Secretary Shen Qiang (沈强)
 • Mayor Wang Hong (王宏)
 • Prefecture-level city 5,533 km2 (2,136 sq mi)
 • Urban 1,492.3 km2 (576.2 sq mi)
 • Metro 1,985.6 km2 (766.6 sq mi)
Population (2010 census)
 • Prefecture-level city 2,333,896
 • Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
 • Urban 1,666,826
 • Urban density 1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,938,212
 • Metro density 980/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Area code(s) 554
License Plate Prefix D

Huainan (Chinese: 淮南; pinyin: Huáinán) is a prefecture-level city with 2,334,000 inhabitants in central Anhui Province, People’s Republic of China. It borders the provincial capital of Hefei to the south, Lu'an to the southwest, Fuyang to the west, Bozhou to the northwest, Bengbu to the northeast and Chuzhou to the east. Its built-up area is home to 1,938,212 inhabitants in 2010.[1]


The prefecture-level city of Huainan administers seven county-level divisions, including five districts and two counties.

These are further divided into 66 township-level divisions, including 24 towns, 23 townships and 19 subdistricts.


High-tech development zone[edit]


Summer in Huainan.
Pedestrian Bridge at Huainan

Huainan is a major production center for coal, with an output of 43.28 million tons in 2006.

The city hosted the 17th China Tofu Cultural Festival on September 15–17, 2010, including the National Bean Products Exhibition.[3]


The key high schools:

  • Huainan No.1 high school (for liberal arts)
  • Huainan No.2 high school (for science)
  • Huainan No.5 high school (for science)
  • Huainan No.4 high school (for art and sports)
  • Fengtai N0.1 high school (for science and liberal arts)


East of the city a bridge crosses the Huai River, shared by the Fuyang-Huainan Railway and highway S225. Near the city centre, a ferry provides connection to the (rural) north bank of the Huai River.




National Highways

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