Hefei city is the capital of Anhui Province in China. It is also the largest city of Anhui Province. Hofei city was formerly known as Hofei, Lochow or Luzhou Hefei city is situated between the Huaihe River. Hefei city is the political, cultural and economic centre of Anhui. Hefei city occupies an area of 11,434.25 square kilometers. Hefei city has a population of approximately 7,790,000 as per the year 2015. Hefei city dates from the Song dynasty 960-1126.