Anshan High-Tech Industrial Development Zone consists of two parts: the eastern zone and the western zone. The eastern zone covers an area of 7.9 sq km. It is located to the east of Anshan's downtown area between Dongshan Mountain and Qianshan Mountain. The western zone covers an area of 6.77 sq km and is located to the southwest of downtown.
Both zones are within a ten-minute drive of downtown. One railway and one highway pass Anshan, connecting it with Yingkou, the nearest seaport, and Shenyang, the capital of Liaoning Province.