Huzhou is a prefecture-level city in northern Zhejiang province, China. Lying south of the Lake Tai, it borders Jiaxing to the east, Hangzhou to the south, and the provinces of Anhui and Jiangsu to the west and north respectively. Location: Located in the north part of Zhejiang Province, Huzhou City stands on the south bank of the Taihu Lake and adjacent to Jiangsu and Anhui provinces. It enjoys an advantageous location, 75 kilometres (47 miles) north of Hangzhou, 160 kilometres (99 miles) west of Shanghai.
Historical, Cultural facts & Religion
The city has a history of over 2,200 years since it was set as a county of Chu Kingdom in the year of 248 BC. The Sui Dynasty (581-618) governed this area as a prefecture and named it as Huzhou for its adjacency to the Taihu Lake. China has historically followed ancient religions like Buddhism and Taoism for about 2,000 years, according to China’s State Council.
Brief City History
As a national historical and cultural city with a history of human activities for over 1 million years and a construction history of over 2,300 years, Huzhou is the only southern city famous for its lakes around the Taihu Lake. Its jurisdiction includes Wuxing and Nanxun districts, Deqing, Changxing and Anji Counties, with an area of 5,820 square kilometres and a permanent resident population of 2.98 million (among which 2.65 million people are registered, residents). In recent years, the city has successively won the honorary titles of National Model City for Environmental Protection, National Sanitary City, National Garden City, China’s Outstanding Tourist City, China’s Charming City, one of the top hundred cities for Comprehensive Strength in China, National Forest City and the happiest city in China. Besides, it has become the first municipal demonstration area of ecological civilization around the country. Located in the centre of the Yangtze River Delta region, Huzhou is the node city connecting the north and south areas of the Yangtze River Delta region, as well as the East and Central China. It is also the hinterland of Hangzhou, Shanghai and Nanjing, 75, 130 and 220 kilometres away from the three cities respectively. It has a national first-class railway and highway networks, the lines passing it include Nanjing-Hangzhou high-speed railway, Shangqiu-Hefei-Hangzhou high-speed railway (built by 2020), Huzhou-Suzhou-Hangzhou high-speed railway (built around 2020), Xuancheng-Hangzhou railway, and G25 Changchun-Shenzhen highway, G50 Shanghai-Chongqing highway, S12 Shanghai-Jiaxing-Huzhou highway, S13 Lian-Yuhang highway, S14 Hangzhou-Changsha highway, 104 and 318 national highways. With the “Little Eastern Rhine River” — Changsha-Shanghai-Huzhou Channel and the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand C, which has been inducted as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, crossing the region, the inland waterway transportation ports add more convenience of transportation to this city. Huzhou is the source region of silk, writing brush, tea, porcelain and liquor, and is a land of silk, fish and rice, and culture for a long time. As a saying goes in the Song Dynasty, “People in China would benefit when the rice in Suzhou and Huzhou is ripe.” Hubi, the first material of the Four Treasures of the Study (writing brush, ink stick, ink slab and paper), refers to the writing brush originating in Huzhou. Qianshanyang Site is known as the source region of the world’s silk and revealed the history of raising silkworm and making silk of over 4,000 years. “Husi”(silk produced in Huzhou) won the gold award at the first Expo held in London in 1851, taking its first step to participate Expo. Chinese Tea Saint Lu Yu completed The Classic of Tea — the world’s first masterpiece related to tea in Huzhou. The city has worshipped culture and education for long and has cultivated lots of famous talents including Cao Buxing, Meng Jiao, Zhao Mengfu, Shen Jiaben, Wu Changshuo, Shen Yinmo. It has attracted lots of celebrities, especially those setting their style in calligraphy and painting, like Wang Xizhi, Yan Zhenqing, Su Shi, leading a saying that “Half of the famous persons in the Chinese calligraphy and painting history come from Huzhou”. This city had seen 19 scholars and 1500 Jinshi (a successful candidate in the highest imperial examinations) since the Tang and Song Dynasties. A total of 40 academicians in the Chinese academies of Science and Engineering come from Huzhou since the founding of the People’s Republic of China.
Language (s) Written & Spoken
Taihu Wu or Northern Wu is a Wu Chinese language spoken over much of southern part of Jiangsu province, including Suzhou, Wuxi, Changzhou, the southern part of Nantong, Jingjiang and Danyang; the municipality of Shanghai; and the northern part of Zhejiang province, including Hangzhou, Shaoxing, Ningbo.
Important Types of Commerce in Huzhou
Huzhou is known as the City of Silk, is one of the Four Capital-cities of Silk in China. The important industries are Textiles (especially silk), building materials and agriculture.
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