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Huainan History, China


Huainan, also addressed with the name Huai-nan or the City of Hwainan is located in the northern part of Anhui Province, and is between the city of Bengbu, Hefei, Maanshan and Chaohu. It is just beside Jiangsu Province and Henan Province of China.

The location of which is added with twist with this Huaihe River that freely flows in some part of its territory that became the eye and witness of history of the city through time and space with the juncture of the Region of Jianghuai Hilly. 

In the city’s very old book of history, on the chapter of the prehistoric period, it was known that the place itself became the house of many groups of ethnic people. The very land that they reside over centuries ago was owned, in divisions or parts, by several kingdoms and state before the Dynasty of Qin in the year 221 BC- 206 BC, considered to be the period where China was known to be unified. And from that time until the present era, the administration of prefectures and the shires of the area became responsible with the governance of the city. 

Huai-nan  was known to be one of those places with rich coalfields in China. Actually, it is well thought that the city is included in the list of the richest and that is one of the primary reasons of the inclination of the economy of the city or even China as a whole. 1930 is the year when the production of coal began, and in 1939 to 1945 was expanded when the Japanese took its reign upon the city.

 The production of coal increase speed in its improvement with vast new coat reserves’ discovery and in 1950s the city was recognized to be a manufacturing center with the products that include fertilizers, chemicals, steel and iron, processed food and machinery.  

A place that is a part of the area of alluvial plains, Huianan, China, is not just a place that is suitable for destinations and relaxations but also a place of pride and culture with the touch of nature.

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