Regionalism
  The city of Ankang governs 1 district and 9 counties: Hanbin District, Hanyin County, Shiquan County, Ningshan County, Ziyang County, Langao County, Pingli County, Zhenping County, Xunyang County and Baihe County. By the end of 2006, there are 109 towns, 88 villages, 3 urban offices……            <more>  
Population
  According to the sample survey among 1¡ë of the total population in 2006, the permanent resident population of Ankang is 2.6501 million at the end of the year, an increase of 2000 more than the previous year……        <more>  
Nationality and Religion
  There are 23 ethnic groups who live together£¬such as Hui, Man, Mongolian, Miao, Bai, Dong, Zhuang and so on. The Han nationality accounts for 99.1 percent of the total population of the city and other minority groups……            <more>  
Ankang Profile
Ankang, located in the southeast of Shaanxi Province, is between the north latitude of 31°42' and 33°49', and between the east longitude of 108°01' and 110°01'. The city of Ankang covers 23,529 square kilometers, accounted for 11.4% of the territory of Shaanxi Provcince. The city's south lies in the north side of Daba Mountains and north closes to main ridge of Qinling Mountains. It stretches 200 kilometers from west to east and 240 kilometers from north to south. Hanjiang River traverses through from west to east and composes to the natural physiognomy of "a river between two mountains". The highest part of the city is situated in the east side of Qinling Mountains with an attitude of 2964.6  
meters and the lowest part is 170 meters, which located at the exit of Hanjiang River in Baihe County, which relative difference on atitude is 2794.6 meters. Ankang has unique geographic advantages, which is situated in Xi¡¯an, Wuhan, and Chongqing three Economic District¡¯s geometric center. Between inter-provincial, it adjoins with Hubei Province in the east, Sichuan Province and Chongqing Municipality in the south. In Shaanxi Province, Ankang borders the capital city of……            <more>
Economy Development
In 2007, under the correct leadership of Ankang Municipal Party Committee of the Chinese Communist Party, we fully carried out scientific development outlook , relied firmly on all the  
people of the whole city, made great efforts to implement a breakthrough of the development, accelerated the construction of harmonious Ankang, we accomplished the various tasks set by the Second Session of the second National People's Congress preferably and made new and great progress on the journey of breakthrough development. The year of 2007 has been the best year of speed of development and benefits in recent years in Ankang……            <more>
Climate
Ankang is located in the region of continental subtropical monsoon climate. It has four distinctive seasons, abundant rain, long frost-free periods and obvious vertical regional climate.  
The annual average temperature is around 12 C in Ningshan and Zhenping County and about 15 C in other counties. The total number of annual sunshine hours is between 1495.6 and 1836.2.The number of rainfall is between 750 and 1100 millimeters each year. The frost-free period is as long as 210-270 days, which lasts on average ……            <more>
Prospects
The expected targets for Economic and Social Development in 2008:the gross production of the whole city is 22 billion yuan, an increase of 12 percent more than the previous year;fixed assets  
investment of the whole city reaches 18 billion yuan, rising by 22 percent, of which local fixed assets investment hit 12 billion yuan, up 21 percent; and the gross financial income reaches 2.6 billion yuan, increasing by 30 percent, including the general budgetary revenue totals 720 million, up 24 percent; the total volume of retail sales for social consumables is 7.2 billion yuan, increasing by 15 percent; the farmers¡¯ per capita net income reaches 2480 yuan, while the per……            <more>
Tourism Resources
Ankang was named as Jinzhou anciently, which is located in the south of Shaanxi Province, adjacent to Sichuan, Chongqing and Hubei and Hanjiang River runs through. The three electrified railways  
of Yangpingguan-Ankang, Xiangfan-Chongqing and Xi'an-Ankang Railway intersect in Ankang. Hence, the city has obvious advantages in tourism. Ankang City borders Xi'an in the north, Sanxia in the south, Taoist Holy Land Wudangshan and Shenlongjia Natural Reverse of Hubei in the east and ruins of Three Kingdoms of Hanzhong in the west……            <more>
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