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Qianshan County

Qianshan County is a county in Anhui Province, People's Republic of China under the jurisdiction of Anqing City. It has a population of 570,000 and an area of 1,686 square kilometres (651 sq mi). The government of Qianshan County is located in Meicheng Town. The well-known Wan Mountain, or Tianzhu Mountain, is located within the borders of the County

Administrative divisions

Qianshan County has jurisdiction over 11 towns and 19 townships.

Towns

Townships

Geography

Lake Xuehu, noted for its lotus plants, lies in the centre of the county. The number of plants has decreased in recent years, possibly because they provide a food source for lobsters.

Wanghe Town, hometown of Xuruoyu, is in the south of the county.

The Qian River with its noted River Beach flows through Qianshan county from north to south.

History

The Two Qiaos, two sisters from the Three Kingdoms era were from Wan County, Lujiang Commandery (present-day Qianshan County, Anhui).

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