Huaibei, Anhui Province, China

Administration | Geography | Sport | Natural resources | Economy : Industry | Agriculture | Foreign trade | Development zone | Transport

🇨🇳 Huaibei (淮北; Huáiběi) is a prefecture-level city in northern Anhui Province, China. It borders Suzhou (Anhui) to the east, Bengbu to the south, Bozhou to the west, and the provinces of Henan to the north-west and Jiangsu to the northeast. The built-up (or metro) area and the city has an administrative area of 2,741 km² (1,058 sq mi).


Administration The prefecture-level city of Huaibei administers 4 county-level divisions, including 3 districts and 1 county. • Lieshan District (烈山区) • Xiangshan District (相山区) • Duji District (杜集区) • Suixi County (濉溪县)

These are further divided into 43 township-level divisions, including 20 towns, 8 townships and 15 subdistricts.


Geography Situated in northern Anhui, Huaibei is located at the junction of Jiangsu, Henan, and Anhui. The town of Duanyuan  forms the exclave of Duji District that borders Xuzhou (Jiangsu) to the north.


Sport The Huaibei City Stadium is located in Huaibei. The 30,000-capacity venue is used mostly for football (soccer) matches.


Natural resources Huaibei has vast quantities of mineral reserves including marble, iron, copper, gold, silver, nickel, cobalt, fire clay and limestone. It also possesses 2.726 million tons of coal.


Economy: Industry Huaibei is the home to numerous chemical, construction, machinery, textile, power, electronics, and mineral industrial firms. The city has over 2,000 industrial enterprises, of which 22 large and medium-sized ones are run by the state.

The annual output of raw coal from Huaibei is 2,000 million tons, ranking first in eastern China.

The power industry has also developed rapidly and is currently ranked third in eastern China - Huaibei Power Station has a total installed capacity of 950 MW and an annual electricity output of 620 GW. The Huaibei No. 2 Power Station, with the total installed capacity of l.2 GW, is also being built.

The textile industry in Huaibei is ranked second in Anhui. It has established a comprehensive system of printing and dyeing, wool and silk spinning, and knitting processes. The textile firms have 200,000 spindles, 15,000 looms, with a printing & dyeing capacity of 110 million meters.

Huaibei's winemaking industry is over 1,000 years old. The Kouzi wine from the city has an annual output of 20,000 tons.

The construction industry is developing rapidly with an annual cement output of 2 million tons.

The chemical industry focuses on industrial products such as fertilizers, coke, sulphuric acid, and rubber.

The metallurgy, machinery, electronics, and food industries have also produced more than 100 kinds of products have reached or been approaching the national or international level.


Agriculture Huaibei is the main agriculture base for producing and exporting grain, cotton, and domestic animals. The main crops are wheat, maize, cotton, broad bean, rice, and potato. Livestocks include cattle, horse, pig, goat, rabbit, and domestic birds, etc. More than 200,000 mu (130 km² or 50 sq mi) of land has been cultivated for fisheries that contain a large number of fish, shrimps, and crabs. The city is part of the National Agricultural Comprehensive Development Zones in Huanghai and Huaihai.


Foreign trade Huaibei is one of the ten largest coal exporting cities in China and the largest exporter of textile products within Anhui Province. A large exporting enterprise in the city is responsible for producing 13 classes of over 100 kinds of export goods, among them coal, textile, grain, oil, silk, ores, chemicals, and pharmaceutical products. These merchandise are then exported to more than 80 countries and regions such as the United States, Japan, Australia, Canada, Western Europe, Russia, and Hong Kong, etc.


Development zone Huaibei has formed South Lake Economic and Technological Development Zone and the Tanxikouzi Economic and Technological Development Zone to attract foreign investors.


Transport The railways in the city are linked to Beijing-Shanghai Railway to the east, Urumqi-Lianyungang Railway to the north, and Beijing-Kowloon Railway to the west. Six state and provincial highways run through the city. Qinglongshan Port in Huaibei opens to Hongze Lake that connects to Yangtze River. The city is also only 50 km (31 mi) away from Xuzhou Guanyin Airport.

The 550 MHz stations in Huaibei can receive televised programs from more than 20 channels in China.

Huaibei, Anhui Province, China 
<b>Huaibei, Anhui Province, China</b>
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Huaibei was ranked #1101 by the Nomad List which evaluates and ranks remote work hubs by cost, internet, fun and safety. Huaibei has a population of over 1,037,863 people. Huaibei also forms the centre of the wider Huaibei Prefecture which has a population of over 1,970,265 people.

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East of: 116.798

🇮🇩 Balikpapan 116.823

🇨🇳 Cangzhou 116.839

🇮🇩 Taliwang 116.867

🇨🇳 Jinghai 116.917

🇨🇳 Gaoze 116.917

🇨🇳 Suzhou 116.964

🇨🇳 Qufu 116.979

🇨🇳 Longyan 117.017

🇨🇳 Huainan 117.019

🇨🇳 Jinan 117.021

West of: 116.798

🇨🇳 Feicheng 116.772

🇨🇳 Chenghua 116.77

🇨🇳 Changqing 116.754

🇨🇳 Shantou 116.708

🇨🇳 Guangyang 116.7

🇨🇳 Langfang 116.684

🇨🇳 Shunyi 116.661

🇨🇳 Tongzhou 116.644

🇨🇳 Yucheng 116.638

🇨🇳 Huairou 116.632

Antipodal to Huaibei is: -63.202,-33.956

Locations Near: Huaibei 116.798,33.956

🇨🇳 Suzhou 116.964,33.648 d: 37.5  

🇨🇳 Quanshan 117.156,34.282 d: 49  

🇨🇳 Xuzhou 117.187,34.265 d: 49.6  

🇨🇳 Yunlong 117.262,34.211 d: 51.3  

🇨🇳 Fengcheng 116.582,34.704 d: 85.5  

🇨🇳 Qiaocheng 115.883,33.75 d: 87.5  

🇨🇳 Zaozhuang 117.324,34.811 d: 106.6  

🇨🇳 Bozhou 115.779,33.846 d: 94.8  

🇨🇳 Tengzhou 117.162,35.075 d: 128.9  

🇨🇳 Bengbu 117.389,32.917 d: 127.9  

Antipodal to: Huaibei -63.202,-33.956

🇦🇷 Maria Teresa -61.967,-33.75 d: 19898.7  

🇦🇷 Venado Tuerto -61.967,-33.75 d: 19898.7  

🇦🇷 Villa María -63.267,-32.583 d: 19862.3  

🇦🇷 Río Cuarto -64.35,-33.133 d: 19874.8  

🇦🇷 Bell Ville -62.683,-32.633 d: 19860.3  

🇦🇷 Marcos Juárez -62.1,-32.7 d: 19841.9  

🇦🇷 Parera -64.502,-35.147 d: 19837  

🇦🇷 Melincué -61.45,-33.65 d: 19849.7  

🇦🇷 Oliva -63.567,-32.033 d: 19798.6  

🇦🇷 Cañada de Gómez -61.4,-32.817 d: 19805.2  

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