Huangshan City, established as the scenic support area for the Huangshan
Mountain, has become a tourist city that includes Huangshan Mountain
Scenic Area and many ancient Huizhou style villages. It is located at
the southernmost tip of Anhui Province. The city neighbors Jaingxi
Province in the southwest, Zhejiang Province in the southeast, Xuancheng
City in the northeast, and Chizhou City in the northwest.
in the subtropics, the city has a typical subtropical monsoon humid
climate. It is clearly divided into four seasons with short spring and
autumn while long summer and winter. The comfortable weather affords
good opportunities to travel to the city and its stunning environs
throughout the year.
It is a region with a long history and
splendid cultures. Since using Huizhou as its former name, the city is
famed for the ancient Hui Culture, including Hui businessmen, Hui
carvings, Xin'an school of painting, Xin'an medicine, Hui architecture, Hui cuisine, and Hui Opera (one of the tonalities of Beijing Opera). The current name came in due form since April, 1988.