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In the province of Anhui in China, the city of Ouhu, the center of the automobile industry, has been revived. It was supposedly founded in the ancient period, in the 2nd century AD. Initially, it was a small village located on the banks of the river Jinxo. In those early days its inhabitants were engaged in fishing and selling seafood. The second half of the 19th century was marked by the citys opening up to foreign trade with foreign countries. Most of the industry was established in the mid-20th century.

Uhoa has been known as a successful port city in the modern period. The depth of the harbors waters makes it possible for large ocean liners to enter the harbor. The ports terminals are often frequented by ships that sail to Japan and SINGAPORE.

Uhoo, a prominent industrial center and transit hub. It is located at the intersection of Highway 205 and the famous Shanghai-Highway. There are almost 280 kilometers between Ouhu and Huangshan. The city has a trading and distributing station in the village, which lies downstream. Oil and tea processing plants, as well as flour and flour mills, are operating. Thanks to the iron ore deposits in the Magnesium area, the city has developed its metal industry. The Chinese translation of the name is Special Benefit. The plant was founded in 1997. It was initiated by the city, and the shareholders were state companies. The first production began in 1999. At this stage, all lines have been robotized, and workers are monitoring the quality of the products. The ancient building is considered the center of the memorial. The temple was built during the reign of the last ruler of the Han Han dynasty from 889 to 904.

100 USD = 669.95 CNY

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  • Air quality: 100 US AQI Moderate. Air quality is acceptable. However, there may be a risk for some people, particularly those who are unusually sensitive to air pollution.
  • Tap water: No, not drinkable
  • Religious government: Non-religious
  • Population: 700,000 people
  • GDP: $8,126 / year
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 2 Mbps Internet in Wuhu is fast averaging 16 Mbps but the Great Firewall slows down speeds to foreign websites by 8x to 2 Mbps.
  • Best wireless: China Mobile
  • Pay without cash: No, cash only esp. for foreigners because WeChat is very hard to set up
  • Tipping: Tipping in China is generally uncommon and can even be considered rude or embarrassing in some circumstances. Seriously. Leaving money on a table in an authentic restaurant may confuse a staff member or cause them stress. … Even worse, gratuity is illegal in airports and some establishments.
  • Apartment listings: Ganji
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best taxi: Didi
  • Best short-haul air carrier: Hainan
  • Best intl air carrier: China Southern Airlines
  • Monthly costs for expat: $1250
  • Monthly costs for family: $3500
  • Monthly costs for local: $1000
  • Meal: $2
  • Small Cola: $0.6
  • Beer 1 Pint: $4
  • Coffee: $4

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