Ankang

Ankang

Ankang is a prefecture-level city in Shaanxi province, China. Ankang is geographically considered to be part of southern China, but appears to be located in central China.

About Ankang

Ankang is a prefecture-level city in Shaanxi province, China. Ankang is geographically considered to be part of southern China, but appears to be located in central China. However, on administrative terms, as Shaanxi is officially part of Northwestern China, it is considered to be part of the Northwest. Ankang is located in the southeastern part of Shaanxi Province, north of the Ba Mountain and south of the Qinling. Measuring 200 km from east to west and 240 km from north to south, the prefecture-level city of covers an area of 23,500 square kilometers. The Han River (Hanshui) crosses it from west to east, forming a natural landform of 'a plain between two mountains'. Ankang has a long history, with a recorded history of more than 3,000 years and cultural history which can be traced back to the Stone Age. Ankang County was set up in the first year of Taikang in Western Jin Dynasty (A.D.

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