Anguo

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Anguo

安国市

Ankwo
Temple for the God of Medicine
Temple for the God of Medicine
Location in Baoding
Location in Baoding
Anguo is located in Hebei
Anguo
Anguo
Location in Hebei
Coordinates: 38°25′05″N 115°19′37″E / 38.418°N 115.327°E / 38.418; 115.327Coordinates: 38°25′05″N 115°19′37″E / 38.418°N 115.327°E / 38.418; 115.327
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHebei
Prefecture-level cityBaoding
Area
 • County-level city485.1 km2 (187.3 sq mi)
 • Urban
81.00 km2 (31.27 sq mi)
Elevation
33 m (107 ft)
Population
 (2017)
 • County-level city415,000
 • Density860/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
 • Urban109,800
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
071200
Area code(s)0312
Websiteanguo.gov.cn
Anguo
Simplified Chinese安国
Traditional Chinese安國
PostalAnkwo
Qizhou
Chinese祁州
PostalChichow

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, China.[2]

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

In premodern China, Anguo was Qizhou (Chinese: 祁州; pinyin: 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.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Subdistricts:[2]

Towns:

Townships:

External links[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, ed. (2019). China Urban Construction Statistical Yearbook 2017. Beijing: China Statistics Press. p. 46. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  2. ^ a b 安国市-行政区划网. XZQH.