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Hefei maps in English & Chinese - overall kinds of maps of Hefei City contains Hefei city map 2010, Hefei climate map, Hefei transportation map, Hefei attractions, Hefei hotel map, etc, which cover all parts of Hefei city, such as Hefei tourism, Hefei entertainment, Hefei local food, Hefei local custom, and much more. All of these maps can help tourists explore the capital city of Anhui Province, China.

Being the capital city, Hefei has been playing a significant role in the politic, economy, and culture of Anhui province and has been ranked as one of the fifty strongest cities in China. Lying between the Yangtze River and Huaihe River, Hefei is close to the coastal area playing an important part in connecting the eastern and western areas of China while also linking the south and north. It is renowned as the most attractive tourist destination for the beautiful natural landscape and the famous counties-Xidi and Hongcun where the original local folk customs and conditions are preserved.

With a long history of more than 2,000 years, Hefei is endowed with numerous historical and cultural relics which have attracted thousands of tourists from home and abroad. It was used to be the capital of many Dynasties in the Ancient time, so the prosperous time leaves it with the worthwhile tourism value.

Location and Topography of Hefei

Located in central Anhui and in the middle of Janghuai hilly land, Hefei covers an area of 7266 square kilometers holding a population of 3.92 million. Most part of the city is on the gently undulating plain, and to the south, Chao Lake lays there, one of the five famous big fresh-water lakes in China. Lying between the Yangtze River and Huaihe River, it boasts abundant water resources.

Climate of Hefei

Hefei enjoys a subtropical monsoon climate with four distinct seasons. The annual average temperature is about 15 degree Celsius with an average temperature of 28 degree Celsius in summer and an average temperature of -10 degree Celsius in winter. The summer is not overly hot and the winter is also appropriate compared with the northern cities in China. The best time to have your tour should also be the warm spring and the cool autumn.

Transportation in Hefei

Railways in Hefei

Hefei Railway Station has the trains reaching Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Hangzhou, Ningbo, Chengdu, Nanchang, etc, while the Hefei Western Railway Station boasts the rains reaching the neighboring cities of Anhui province such as Anqing, Bengbu, Wuhu, Haozhou, Huangshan, etc.

Highways in Hefei

As the centre of the highway network of Anhui Province, Hefei is one of the main highway transportation hubs in China. The two main highways are Hefei-Nanjing-Shanghai expressway which runs east-west, and Hefei-Wuhu expressway which runs north-south. The No.206 National Highway and No.312 National Highway are joined together in Hefei, making Hefei the center of the highway network in Anhui Province.

Airways in Hefei

Hefei Luogang International Airport is a modern airport offering more than 20 domestic airlines. It serves domestic flights to destinations such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Qingdao, Dalian, Chengdu, Xian, Wuhan, Shenyang, Changchun, Harbin, Hangzhou, Fuzhou, Xiamen, Wenzhou, Anqing, and Huangshan, etc. Hefei Luogang International Airport, capable of receiving jumbos, has nonstop regular flights to Hong Kong.

Travel & Sightseeing in Hefei

As a result of its important historical strategic position and the Chao Lake, Yangtze River and Huaihe River surrounding it, Hefei has been endowed with the gorgeous natural beauties and historical and cultural relics. The hot places of natural interests are the well-known Chao Lake Scenic Area with green mountains, the "Moonlit night of the Chao Lake" and the "Morning glow of four peaks". Besides, there are many parks built around Hefei city based on the Park's Horticulture Department. The historical sites include the Hui Garden, through which tourists can best learn about Anhui province Culture such as the Huangshan Mountain, Di Garden and more, and Memorial Temple of Lord Bao is the typical architectural complex built in the Qing Dynasty.

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