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Qianshan
潜山市
Tsienshan
Peak of Tianzhu Mountain
Qianshan in Anqing
Anqing in Anhui
Coordinates: 30°37′52″N 116°34′52″E / 30.631°N 116.581°E / 30.631; 116.581Coordinates: 30°37′52″N 116°34′52″E / 30.631°N 116.581°E / 30.631; 116.581
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceAnhui
Prefecture-level cityAnqing
Area
 • Total1,686.03 km2 (650.98 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total522,000
 • Density310/km2 (800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
246300

Qianshan is a county-level city in the southwest of Anhui Province, People's Republic of China; it is under the jurisdiction of the prefecture-level city of Anqing. 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 has jurisdiction over 11 towns and 18 townships.

Towns

Townships

Geography

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

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

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

History

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