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Located in the northwest of Anhui province on the southern bank of the lower and middle reaches of the Yangtze River, Chizhou city adjoins Tongling and the Jiuhua and Huangshan Mountains to south. It covers an area of 8,272 square km and has a population of 1.56 million. Chizhou exercises jurisdiction over Guichi district and Dongzhi, Shitai and Qingyang counties and the Jiuhua Mountain Scenic Area.

Jiuhua Mountain

Chizhou boasts beautiful mountains and rivers as well as various interesting landforms. The hilly land in the south, the alluvial plain of the Yangtze River in the north, and the lakes and rivers traversing the whole area combine to form an extremely picturesque landscape. There are two national nature reserves within this area: One is Shengjin Lake, an important preserved wetland in Asia, also known as China’s Crane Lake; the other is Guniujiang, a national nature reserve of wild fauna and flora, which is also called the Great Animal and Plant Gene Bank in East China. In addition, the Jiuhua Mountain National Forest Park and other provincial nature reserves and scenic spots can be found in Chizhou city.

Major tourist attractions in Chizhou:
Chizhou Jiuhua Mountain
Chizhou Guniujiang Nature Reserve
Qiupu Scenic Area (King's Cave) in Jiuhua Mountain
Chizhou Jiuziyan Scenic Area
Chizhou Shengjin Lake
Chizhou Pingtian Lake
Chizhou Xianyu Mountain
Chizhou Old Well Park of Xinghua Village

Source: Anhui Travel Guide