Hefei (合肥)


Hefei is a tier 2 city located within Anhui Province in East China. It is also Anhui's Provincial Capital.

In China's administrative hierarchy, Hefei is classified as a "Prefecture-level City", meaning it is governed under Anhui province control.

Map of Hefei

Hefei in Chinese

The official name of Hefei in simplified Chinese characters and pinyin is:


In Chinese it is common to add the character for "City" (市) to the name. In such case Hefei would be written:

Héféi shì

Hefei Development Zones

Free Trade Zones in Hefei

Since the establishment of the Anhui Free Trade Zone in 2020, the following sections within Hefei have been designated as free trade zones:

  • Bonded Area of Hefei Economic and Technological Development Zone

High Tech Zones in Hefei

The following high tech zones are located in Hefei:

  • Hefei High-Tech Industry Development Zone (合肥高新技术产业开发区)
       - website: hefei-stip.gov.cn
       - focus industries: Household appliances & parts; Automobile; Electronic information

Hefei Transportation

Airports in Hefei

Hefei is served by the following airports:

  • Hefei Xinqiao International Airport (IATA: HFE | ICAO: ZSOF)

Hefei Metro

The city of Hefei's metro system commenced operation on 26 December 2016.

Hefei Companies

High-profile Hefei Companies

The following Chinese companies are headquartered in Hefei:

  • 合肥维天运通信息科技股份有限公司 | Hefei Weitian Yuntong Information Technology Co., Ltd.
  • 文一投资控股集团 | Wenyi Investment Holding Group
  • 合肥华泰集团股份有限公司 | Hefei Huatai Group Co., Ltd.
  • 合肥晶澳太阳能科技有限公司 | Hefei Jing'ao Solar Technology Co., Ltd.
  • 徽商银行股份有限公司 | Huishang Bank Co., Ltd.
  • 安徽省安粮集团有限公司 | Anhui Anliang Group Co., Ltd.
  • 安徽省交通控股集团有限公司 | Anhui Transportation Holding Group Co., Ltd.
  • 安徽省众城集团 | Anhui Zhongcheng Group
  • 阳光电源股份有限公司 | Sunshine Power Co., Ltd.
  • 安徽出版集团有限责任公司 | Anhui Publishing Group Co., Ltd.
  • 安徽国祯集团股份有限公司 | Anhui Guozhen Group Co., Ltd.
  • 安徽建工集团控股有限公司 | Anhui Construction Engineering Group Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • 安徽新华发行(集团)控股有限公司 | Anhui Xinhua Distribution (Group) Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • 安徽江淮汽车集团控股有限公司 | Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • 安徽江淮汽车集团股份有限公司 | Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group Co., Ltd.
  • 安徽辉隆农资集团股份有限公司 | Anhui Huilong Agricultural Materials Group Co., Ltd.
  • 安徽辉隆投资集团有限公司 | Anhui Huilong Investment Group Co., Ltd.

N.B. English names provided are based on automated translations and may not be consistent with those used by the companies

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