Anqing is a prefecture-level city in southwestern Anhui province, East China. It borders Lu'an to the north, Chaohu to the northeast, Tongling to the east, Chizhou to the southeast, and the provinces of Jiangxi and Hubei to the south and west respectively. The prefecture-level city of Anqing administers 11 county-level divisions, including 3 districts, 1 county-level city and 7 counties. The people of Anqing have a unique dialect that is quite different to the rest of Anhui Province. Anqing is located in the southwestern part of Anhui province, and on the northern shore of the lower Yangtze.