Bureau of Culture, Radio, Television, and Tourism of Anyang, China

Overview

Sector

Development Cooperation, Sustainable Tourism, Heritage Protection

Country

China

SDG

08 - Decent Work and Economic Growth, 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities, 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Organization Type

Government

URL

http://www.anyang.gov.cn/

Description

About


Anyang, a prefecture-level city in Henan Province, was called Xiang, Yin, Ye, Yecheng, Yedu, Yejun, Xiangzhou, Zhangde in ancient times, etc., Yin or Ye for short. It is located in north-central China and the northernmost part of Henan Province. At the junction of the three provinces of Hebei, Henan and Shanxi, it is bordered by Puyang in the east, Changzhi in the west, Hebi and Xinxiang in the south, and Handan in the north. As of 2019, Anyang City has a total area of ​​7,413 square kilometers, with 4 districts, 1 county-level city, 4 counties, and a permanent population of 5,192,200. Anyang is one of the eight ancient capitals of China. It is the hometown of oracle-bone inscriptions, the birthplace of Zhouyi, the birthplace of the Red Flag Canal spirit, and a national historical and cultural city. In history, the Shang Dynasty, Cao Wei, Hou Zhao, Ran Wei, Qianyan, Eastern Wei and Northern Qi successively established their capitals in Anyang. There are 91 sites for the protection of cultural relics at or above the provincial level, of which 23 are national cultural relics protection units and 68 are provincial cultural relics protection sites. 


Anyang is famous for agriculture, ferrous metal smelting and rolling processing industry, the automobile manufacturing industry, the coking industry, the coal mining and washing industry. In 2020, Anyang City completed a GDP of 230.05 billion yuan, an increase of 3.3% over the previous year. 

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