Anshun lies in the middle of Guizhou
Province. It has an area of 14,900 square km.,
and a population of 3.54 million.
Most of Anshun is hilly with karst
topography. It has a subtropical monsoon climate
with an annual average temperature of 14 °C,
and 270 frost-free days. Annual rainfall averages
The mineral deposits of Anshun include phosphorus,
iron, coal, uranium, lead, zinc, and limestone.
Anshun's major industries are machinery, food
processing, mining, metal making, power, and textile.
The Kaiyang phosphorus mine is the largest phosphorus
mine in China. The output of abrasive produced
in Qingzhen is remarkable. The chief farm products
include rice, tobacco, oil-tea camellia, tea,
and Chinese yams.
Anshun has many beautiful mountains
and rivers the region's main tourist attractions
are the Huangguoshu Falls, Lake Hongfeng, and
the Dragon Palace. It also has many historical
relics, such as the Wen Temple, the Yangming Cave
in Xiuwen, and the Xifeng Hot Spring. The special
locally-made products include An liquor, Tianma
(gastrodia elata ) liquor, wax printing, and wax
Anshun Travel Attractions