Hefei

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Hefei (合肥; Héféi) is a second tier city and the capital of Anhui province China.

Located in the central portion of the province, it borders Huainan to the north, Chuzhou to the northeast, Wuhu to the southeast, Tongling to the south, Anqing to the southwest and Lu'an to the west. A natural hub of communications, Hefei is situated to the north of Chao Lake stands on a low saddle crossing the northeastern extension of the Dabie Mountains, which form the divide between the Huai and Yangtze rivers. The present-day city dates from the Song dynasty. Before World War II, Hefei remained essentially an administrative centre and the regional market for the fertile plain to the south. It has gone through a growth in infrastructure in recent years. Hefei is the location of Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak, an experimental superconducting tokamak magnetic fusion energy reactor. From the 8th to the 6th centuries BC, Hefei was the site of many small states, later a part of the Chu kingdom.

Country:
China
Region:
Asia
Population:
7,500,000 people
Safe tap water:
No, contaminated
Internet speed:
7 Mbps
Best wireless carrier:
Best coffee:
Starbucks
Cashless society:
No, cash only (esp. for foreigners)
Best taxi app:
Gender ratio (% man):
56 %
Power:
230V50Hz
Ambulance:
120
Fire department:
119
Police:
110

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