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Welcome to Ankang

Ankang, with its name indicating eternal health, peace and prosperity, enjoys affluent water resource. As the cradle of the Chinese nation culture, Hanjiang River flows 340km long where the brilliant Han nation culture and Chinese characters originate. The city’s annual precipitation is 1050mm in average. There are 941 rivers with more than 5km2’s drainage area, with 3710m3 freshwater per capita. Meanwhile, Ankang is a significant water source in the middle route of Water Diversion Project. As for historical human landscape, the city is the hometown of Huairang, one of the most famous Buddist monks. Besides, Shen Yinmo, Shen Siyuan and Shen Jiansi, three distinguished masters of the New Culture Movement, were born and fostered here.