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see HefeiHefei
or Hofei
, city (1994 est. pop. 866,800), capital of Anhui prov., China. A rapidly growing industrial city, it has textile mills, ironworks and steelworks, chemical and food processing plants, and a variety of other manufactures.
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a city in East China and the capital of Anhwei Province. Population, 350,000 (1971). Hofei is a transportation junction. The city has ferrous and nonferrous metallurgy and manufactures machinery, chemical products, leather goods, food products, and cotton. Hofei has a university.


, Hofei
a city in SE China, capital of Anhui province: administrative and commercial centre in a rice- and cotton-growing region. Pop.: 1 320 000 (2005 est.)