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Palace of Prince Xing, Ming Dynasty, Anlu, Hubei
Location in Hubei
Coordinates: 31°16′N 113°40′E / 31.267°N 113.667°E / 31.267; 113.667Coordinates: 31°16′N 113°40′E / 31.267°N 113.667°E / 31.267; 113.667
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Prefecture-level cityXiaogan
 • Urban91.10 km2 (35.17 sq mi)
 • County-level city568,590
 • Estimate 
 • Urban205,400

Anlu (simplified Chinese: 安陆; traditional Chinese: 安陸; pinyin: Ānlù) is a county-level city in east-central Hubei province, China. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Xiaogan.[2] The siege of De'an took place here during the Song-Jin Wars.

Administrative divisions

Map including Anlu (labeled as AN-LU (TE-AN) 安陸(德安)) (1953)
Map including Anlu (labeled as AN-LU (TE-AN) 安陸(德安)) (1953)

Two subdistricts:[2][3][4]

Nine towns:

Four townships:

One other area:


Chinese people republic

September 1987: Anlu became a town according to the documents from central government.[6]


Anlu is at the northeastern part of Hubei province, near Mount Tongbo and Mount Dahong. Route 316, Route 107, Hanshi expressway, and Handan railway goes through the city. Anlu is 80 km from Wuhan.[7]


10.8% lands are high hills. 10% lands are plain. 79.2% lands are low hills. There are more than 20 small mountains, including Mount Baizhao, Mount Daan, Mount Cha, Mount Yueluo. The highest point whose altitude is 517 meters locates at the Taiping Village. The lowest point whose altitude is 31 meters locates at Guzhou Bay.[8]


Anlu’s climate is subtropical monsoon. There are 60 days for spring and autumn and 120 days for winter and summer. Summer is humid and hot, while winter is dry and cold. Yearly mean temperature is 15.8℃. Lowest temperature is -15.3℃ (Jan 30, 1977). Highest temperature is 40.5℃ (August 23, 1959). Yearly mean amount of precipitation is 1172 millimeter. Highest yearly amount of precipitation is 1172.6 millimeter (1954). Lowest yearly amount of precipitation is 652.9 millimeter (1978). Most raining days are from April to August.[8]

Land Resources

Total land area is 1355 square kilometers. The arable land is 50167.09 hectares, which is 37.1% of the total area. Garden covers an area of 917.68 hectares, which is 0.4% of the total area. Forest land area is 29498.77 hectares, which is 21.7% of the total area. The combination of villages and industrial land area is 13171.2 hectares, which is 9.7% of the total area. Traffic land area is 1651.3 hectares, which is 1.2% of the total area. Water area is 17161.0 hectares, which is 12.7% of the total area. The unused area is 22,725.1 hectares, which is 17.2% of the total land area.[9]

Water resources

The river course is a part of the Yangtze River basin. Fu River basin covers 677 square kilometers, which is 50.6% of the total water areas. Zhang River basin covers 232 square kilometers, which is 17.7%. The Zishi River basin covers 100 square kilometers, which is 0.7%. Qingshui River basin covers 16 square kilometers, which is 0.1%. The main river is Fu River and Zhang River, with a total length of 78.7 kilometers. The total length of the river is 812.7 km. The river network density is 0.6 kilometers per square kilometers. The runoff volume is 500 million cubic meters. The annual drainage volume is 1.45 billion cubic meters. The maximum annual drainage volume is 1.8 billion cubic meters. The largest river in the territory is Fu River, which flows from north to south through Burgundy, Yandian, Fushui, Fucheng, Nancheng, Tangdi, Xundian and Xinli. The river basin covers an area of 677 square kilometers, with an average annual runoff of 3570 cubic meters per second.[9]


In 2019, There were 201,700 households in Anlu, with a registered population of 617,100 (143,500 in urban areas and 473,600 in rural areas). There were 318,200 males and 298,900 females. There were 10,500 aged 17 and under, and 109,500 aged 60 and over. At the end of the year, the city's permanent population is 583,300. The permanent population urbanization rate is 52.63%. In 2019, 7,983 people (4,143 males and 3,840 females) were born, among whom 3,979 had a second child. The birth rate was 12.32‰. There were 2,643 deaths, with a mortality rate of 4.08 per 1,000 people; The natural population growth rate is 8.24 per thousand [10]


  1. ^ The rarely used character fù (洑) in Fushui (洑水镇) is sometimes written as the more commonly encountered and homophone character fú (伏) (伏水镇),[4] which is the phonetic component of fù (洑).
  1. ^ a b Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, ed. (2019). China Urban Construction Statistical Yearbook 2017. Beijing: China Statistics Press. p. 66. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  2. ^ a b c 安陆市历史沿革 [Anlu City Historical Evolution]. 行政区划网站 (in Simplified Chinese). 6 August 2014. Retrieved 16 April 2018. 1993年属孝感市代管。{...}洑水镇{...}2010年第六次人口普查,安陆市常住总人口568590人,其中:府城街道132486人,南城街道21735人,赵棚镇29411人,李店镇22166人,巡店镇40338人,棠棣镇25578人,雷公镇30400人,王义贞镇25927人,烟店镇36269人,孛畈镇24765人,狀水镇29112人,陈店乡28808人,辛榨乡28791人,木梓乡19661人,接官乡22057人,安陆市开发区51086人。
  3. ^ 中国安陆网 [Anlu, China Website] (in Simplified Chinese). People's Government of Anlu. Archived from the original on 16 April 2018. Retrieved 16 April 2018. 乡镇 赵棚镇 陈店乡 李店镇 巡店镇 辛榨乡 棠棣镇 木梓乡 雷公镇 王义贞镇 烟店镇 孛畈镇 洑水镇 接官乡 南城街道 府城街道 开发区
  4. ^ a b 2016年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:安陆市 [2016 Statistical Area Numbers and Rural-Urban Area Numbers: Anlu City] (in Simplified Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. 2016. Retrieved 16 April 2018. 统计用区划代码 名称 420982001000 府城街道办事处 420982002000 南城街道办事处 420982100000 赵棚镇 420982101000 李店镇 420982102000 巡店镇 420982103000 棠棣镇 420982104000 雷公镇 420982105000 王义贞镇 420982106000 烟店镇 420982107000 孛畈镇 420982108000 伏水镇 420982200000 陈店乡 420982201000 辛榨乡 420982202000 木梓乡 420982203000 接官乡 420982400000 开发区
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-04-16. Retrieved 2018-04-16.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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