- Older Spelling. Anqing.
or An·ch'ing, An·king
- a city in S Anhui province, in E China, on the Chang Jiang: former capital of Anhui.
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The other cut is just below the city of Anking hence to Kianglung beacon, a distance of about six miles.
As Wuhu is the center of the rice trade these twin cities of Anking will be the centers of the tea trade.
- a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Anqing
- a city in E China, in SW Anhui province on the Yangtze River: famous seven-storeyed pagoda. Pop: 686 000 (2005 est)
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