is located in the southern of the Lake Tai and at extreme north of Zhejiang province,
with a history of 2300 years. It is the birthplace of Chinese writing brush
culture, silk culture, and tea culture. In a general aspect, Huzhou is situated
in the centre of the Yangtze River Delta Economic Area, Shanghai, Hangzhou,
Nanjing three major cities in China. According to the 2010 census, the
population in Huzhou has reached 2.8 million residents, with 757 thousand
inhabitants living in Wuxing District.
Convenient transportation and distinguished geographical advantage
Located in the centre of the triangle area, and the common
hinterland of Shanghai, Hangzhou, Ningbo city, Huzhou is also a node connecting
from north to south wings and east-central region in the Yangtze River Delta,
with 75 km away from Hangzhou, 130 km away from Shanghai, 220 km away from
Nanjing. With a national first-class railway, highway, inland water
transhipment port, Huzhou also owns different high-speed railways and highways,
such as G25, G50, S12, S13, S14, including 104, 318 national highway. What’s more, a channel which is known as the "Oriental Rhine"
runs through the city, making transport rather convenient.
humanities with profound culture
With a great deal of reputation of silk, agriculture and cultural,
Huzhou had an old saying that "the
harvest of Suzhou and Huzhou could feed the world" in the Song dynasty. It
is not only the origin place of silk culture and tea culture, but also the
birthplace of writing brush, which is known as the prime one of the "four
treasures" in study.
a highly focus on education and culture during the long-time tradition,
numerous talented people were raised up, including calligraphers, writers and
artists and other celebrities. As they said “within the achievement of Chinese painting and
calligraphy, Huzhou owns a half”, there are loads of
painters and calligraphers in distinctive factions.
beautiful ecological environment
“A range of mountains rises from Mountain Tianmu. Rivers, streams and
canals flow from Lake Tai. I have travelled to every clear and beautiful place
in south of China and only to find that Huzhou is the most ideal city to live
in.” This poetry of poet Dai Biaoyuan from Yuan Dynasty
not only expresses the highly praise of Huzhou of its pleasant living
environment from the past, but also today's ecological reality. In 2005,
Comrade Xi came to a fieldtrip in Anji, Huzhou and proposed the thought of
" Green hills and clear water are golden mountain and river of
silver" for the first time, and also put important implements of "two
mountains development” and”
Chinese beautiful countryside” in practice. In terms of
city landmarks, there is a famous “inner tower” - Feiying Tower from where you could enjoy the whole view of city;
the first twins’ towers - Dongwu International Building
stands in the city center; one of the most global optimal building - the Moon
Hotel has brought the Lake Tai holiday resort more glorious.
Social harmony, with strong momentum of development
In recent years, Huzhou has achieved rapid and coordinated
development consistently in both economy and society. In 2015, the income ratio
of urban and rural residents was 1.73:1, which made Huzhou one of the areas
with smallest gap between urban and rural throughout the country. A stable
society with orders has brought citizens from Huzhou the most social security,
satisfaction of belonging and happiness of individuals among the province.
Meanwhile, Huzhou is about to catch up with the development of the "Great
Five Development "concept currently, and trying to implement the
government "Double Eight Strategy " earnestly. By insisting the
concept of making an eco-friendly city continuously, it holds on straight to
the end with a certain blueprint in order to speed up building a modern
ecological lakeside city, make new contributions to a well-off society with