Anguo

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Anguo

安国市
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
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hebei
Prefecture-level city Baoding
Area
 • Total 486 km2 (188 sq mi)
Elevation
33 m (107 ft)
Population
(2010)
 • Total 370,300
 • Density 760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
071200
Area code(s) 0312
Website anguo.gov.cn
Anguo
Simplified Chinese 安国
Traditional Chinese 安國
Postal Ankwo
Qizhou
Chinese 祁州
Postal Chichow

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.[1]

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

Subdistricts:[1]

Towns:

Townships:

External links

  1. ^ a b 安国市-行政区划网. XZQH.
  • 药都安国 (Anguo, the Medicine Capital). Municipal government website, in Simplified Chinese


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