Bengbu Facts

Chinese Name: 蚌埠市 (bèng bù shì)
Population: 3,524,700
Area: 5,952 square kilometers (2,298 square miles)
Nationalities: Han

Location: Situated in the north of Anhui Province, Bengbu is bordered by Huainan City in the south and neighbors Jiangsu Province in the east. The Huaihe River flows through the southern part of the city's territory.
Administrative Division: 4 districts (Bengshan, Longzihu, Yuhui, Huaishang); 3 counties (Huaiyuan, Wuhe, Guzhen)


 Longzi Lake 

Located in the eastern suburb of Bengbu, Longzi Lake Scenic Area is composed of Longzi Lake, Xuehua Mountain, Caoshan Mountain, Xilu Mountain and Zhuizi Mountain. Covering an area of eleven square miles, with over one third of it being the water area, Longzi Lake Scenic Area is famous for breathtaking natural scenery as well as rich historical relics.

Longzi Lake has an indented coastline and deep water. It is surrounded by mountains on three sides. The undulating Zhuizi Mountain and Caoshan Mountain lie on the eastern coast. To the west, Meihua Mountain and Xuehua Mountain are covered with patches of green trees. To the south, there are nine channels which are the source of Longzi Lake.

Moreover, Longzi Lake Scenic Area has many historical relics such as an ancient gingko tree from the Tang Dynasty (618-907), the tomb of Tang He (a great general in Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644)), Xiyan Temple relic and Linglong Pagoda Relic.
White Milk Spring (Bairu Spring)

Lodged between Jingshan Mountain and Huai River, in the south Huaiyuan County suburbs, White Milk Spring gets the name after its milk white spring water. The spring sprouts gushing mineral-rich water all seasons in the center of Chunyang Temple. It was once called Baigui (White Tortoise) Spring, when people sighted a white tortoise emerges from the spring. Wanghuai Tower stands on the left side of the spring and Shuanglie Temple stands on the right side. The place is beautiful and tranquil. The spring water is suitable for making tea.





此外,龙子湖风景区有许多历史文物,如唐代(618-907),唐河(明代伟人(1368 - 1644年))的古代银杏树,西安寺遗物和玲珑宝塔遗物