Xuancheng Travel Guide
Chinese Name: 宣城市 (xuān chéng shì)
Area: 12,340 square kilometers (4,765 square miles)
Location: Xuancheng is situated in the southeastern region of Anhui Province, neighboring Huangshan to the south, Chizhou to the west and Wuhu to the north. To the east, it is bordered by Zhejiang and Jiangsu provinces.
Administrative Division: 1 district (Xuanzhou); 5 counties (Langxi, Guangde, Jingxian, Jingde, Jixi); 1 county-level city (Ningguo)
Seat of the City Government: No.31, Aofeng Dong Lu, Xuzhou District
Useful Telephone Numbers:
Tourist Complaints: 0563-3203970
Weather Forecast: 121
Zip Code Inquiry: 184
Bank of China: No.22, Aofeng Dong Lu, Xuanzhou District
China Post: No.10, Huancheng Xi Lu, Xuanzhou District
Scenic Spots in Jixi: Longchuan Scenic Area, Zhangshan Grand Canyon, Qingliangfeng National Nature Reserve.
Other Scenic Spots: Enlong World Wood House Village in Ningguo City, Jingting Mountain, Taiji Cave.
2. Xuanzhou is 298 kilometers (185 miles) from Shanghai, about four hours' drive, and 206 kilometers (128 miles) from the capital city of Anhui, Hefei, which is about three hours' drive. The Bus Station can be found in No.9, Meixi Lu in the southern area of the city proper.
The city enjoys a subtropical humid monsoon climate, enjoying four distinct seasons and abundant precipitation. Of the four seasons, summer is the longest. Its annual average temperature falls round 15.6C (60.1F). Most of the rainfall occurs in summer. The plum rain season lasts from mid-June to early July.
When to Go: Xuancheng is favorable for traveling all the year round, especially in May, July, August and October.
Xuancheng Travel Tips
Physical Features: Its terrain is varied and complicated, basically sloping downward from the south to the north. Landform of Xuancheng can be approximately divided into five types: Mountain, hill, valley and basin, hillock and plain. The south and southeast regions belong to ranges of Tianmu Mountain, while the southwest and west regions are respectively parts of ranges of Mt. Huangshan and Mt. Jiuhua.
Special Local Products: Xuan Paper, Xuan Writing Brush, Hui Ink; bamboo shoot, Xuan pawpaw, Chinese gooseberry, hickory nut, chestnut, Shuidong honey jujube, tea; crab, whitebait and Chinese paddlefish of Nanyi Lake.
Can we know the costs ?
Is there any aero plane service available?
Can we know the its costs ?
There is a train available, which departs at 08:52, and the travel time is about 22 hours. The fare for the hard seat is CNY192, and CNY 351 for the hard sleeper.