Maanshan Overview

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Ma’anshan (simplified Chinese: 马鞍山; traditional Chinese: 馬鞍山; pinyin: Mǎ’ānshān), also colloquially written as Maanshan, is a prefecture-level city in the eastern part of Anhui province in Eastern China. An industrial city stretching across the Yangtze River, Ma’anshan borders Hefei to the west, Wuhu to the southwest, and Nanjing to the east. It is a core city of the Nanjing Metropolitan Circle.

Maanshan (Anhui) Travel Guide introduces useful travel information of Maanshan including travel tips, attractions, top things to do, tours, transportation, weather, climate, food, restaurants, accommodation, festivals, nightlife, activities, education, shopping, photos and maps.

As of the 2010 census, Ma’anshan was home to 2,202,899 inhabitants, of whom 1,366,302 lived in the built-up area made of three urban districts and Dangtu County, which is largely urbanized.[1] After the August 2011 administrative re-regionalization of Anhui Province, its population rose to 2.20 million, as two additional counties (He and Hanshan) were placed under its administration.


The prefecture-level city of Ma’anshan administers 6 county-level divisions, including 3 districts and 3 counties.

  • Yushan District (雨山区)
  • Huashan District (花山区)
  • Bowang District (博望区)
  • Dangtu County (当涂县)
  • He County (和县)
  • Hanshan County (含山县)

In September 2012, Jinjiazhuang District was dissolved and merged with Huashan District, while part of Dangtu County was split and established as Bowang District.

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