Acheng District, formerly Acheng County, (
1 History 2 Population 3 Administrative divisions 4 Commerce 5 Transport 6 People of note 7 Notes 8 References
8.1 Citations 8.2 Bibliography
9 External links
Acheng was known to medieval China as Huining Prefecture, an area of
Shangjing. Its eponymous seat served as the first capital of the
Year Urban population Total population
1994 219,500 631,700
Administrative divisions Acheng is divided into nine subdistricts, eight towns, one township, and one ethnic township: Subdistricts:
Jincheng Subdistrict (金城街道), Jindu Subdistrict (金都街道), Tongcheng Subdistrict (通城街道), Hedong Subdistrict (河东街道), Ashihe Subdistrict (阿什河街道), Sheli Subdistrict (舍利街道), Xinli Subdistrict (新利街道), Shuangfeng Subdistrict (双丰街道), Yuquan Subdistrict (玉泉街道)
Feiketu (蜚克图镇), Jiaojie (交界镇), Xiaoling (小岭镇),
Pingshan (平山镇), Yagou (亚沟镇), Songfengshan (松峰山镇),
The area is rich in mineral resources, including sources of rock,
volcanic rock, granite, molybdenum, zinc, lead, iron, and copper.
The agricultural strengths of the area are grain production and
cattle. Grain production is strong, having produced 33,100 tons of
grain in 2002; much of this grain is essential in feeding the
important city of Harbin.
Acheng is a major industrial area for Heilongjiang, with over 300
types of enterprises, including textile, electromechanics, food,
building materials (especially brickworks), metallurgy, breweries
fueled by the local grain, sugar refineries, a flax plant, iron,
steel, and the production of medicine. In 1996 a new technology
industrial development zone was created on the western side of the
city to encourage the development of high technology, export-oriented
Tourism is also a growing part of the local economy. Acheng is located
on the popular tourist route serving Harbin, the Yabuli ski resort,
Lake Jingpo, and Xingkai Lake. A number of historic and nature
reserves in the area also attract visitors.
The city of Acheng is a 50 km (31 mi) drive from Harbin
Taiping International Airport.
Huang Taihua: artist born in Acheng (1947), director of the Academy of
Fine Arts of Acheng, director of the
^ Some sources give an area of 2,452.1 square kilometres (946.8 sq mi).
^ Google, Inc. 2014
^ a b c d e f g h Cohen 1998, p. 12
^ 2010 Census
Cohen, Saul B., ed. (1998) . "Acheng". The Columbia Gazetteer of
the World. New York, NY: Columbia University Press.
"Acheng, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China, 150300" (Map). Google Maps.
2014. Retrieved 31 Jul 2014.
Hoiberg, Dale H., ed. (2010). "A-ch'eng". Encyclopædia Britannica. I:
A-Ak - Bayes (15th ed.). Chicago, Illinois: Encyclopædia Britannica,
Inc. ISBN 978-1-59339-837-8.
Ming, Ben She. Yi (2011).
Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Acheng.
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