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Anguo (simplified Chinese: 安国; traditional Chinese: 安國; pinyin: Ānguó), nicknamed "Medicine Capital" (药都), is a county-level city under the administration of and 52 kilometres (32 mi) south of Baoding, central Hebei province, China.[1]

Anguo

安国市

Ankwo
Temple for the God of Medicine
Temple for the God of Medicine
Location in Baoding
Location in Baoding
Anguo is located in Hebei
Anguo
Anguo
Location in Hebei
Coordinates: 38°25′05″N 115°19′37″E / 38.418°N 115.327°E / 38.418; 115.327Coordinates: 38°25′05″N 115°19′37″E / 38.418°N 115.327°E / 38.418; 115.327
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHebei
Prefecture-level cityBaoding
Area
 • Total486 km2 (188 sq mi)
Elevation
33 m (107 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total370,300
 • Density760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
071200
Area code(s)0312
Websiteanguo.gov.cn
Anguo
Simplified Chinese安国
Traditional Chinese安國
PostalAnkwo
Qizhou
Chinese祁州
PostalChichow

It has a provincially protected Temple of the God of Medicine (藥王廟) established around 100.

In premodern China, Anguo was Qizhou (Chinese: 祁州; pinyin: Qízhōu). In 1991, Anguo was changed from county into a city. The city governs 20 town-level entities in 486 km2 (188 sq mi), of which the centrally placed Yaocheng (药城; Yàochéng) is the municipal seat. The Chinese playwright Guan Hanqing was born here.

Administrative divisionsEdit

Subdistricts:[1]

Towns:

Townships:

External linksEdit

  1. ^ a b 安国市-行政区划网. XZQH.