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Quick Facts
Capital Hangzhou
Government Chinese Province
Currency Chinese Renminbi (¥) (CNY)
Area 101,800 km2
Population 54,890,000(2013 est)
Language Official: Mandarin
Spoken Regional:Min Nan
Religion n/a
Electricity 220V/50Hz (US/European plug for 2-pin, Australian plug for 3-pin)
Time Zone UTC +8

Zhejiang (浙江) is in a province in East China.



Main Cities[edit]

  • Hangzhou - Zhejiang's capital, former capital of China, China's busiest destination for domestic tourism, famous for tea, silk and the great West Lake.
  • Huzhou - includes the historic district of Anji
  • Jiaxing - civilized city of fish, rice and silk including famous resting-on-water towns Wuzhen and Xitang
  • Ningbo - former treaty port, clean and compact with interesting islands nearby, Putuoshan and Zhoushan.
  • Shaoxing - traditional Chinese cultured city
  • Wenzhou - major industral center, near the sea and Fujian border
  • Yiwu - vibrant with Middle Eastern flavour due to large Islamic business community.
  • Zhoushan

Smaller Cities[edit]

  • Beilun - international port near Ningbo
  • Cixi
  • Jiangshan- is a small city at the intersection of Zhejian, Fujian and Jiangxi.
  • Lin'an - 40 km west of Hangzhou, where the mountains rise above the landscape, Tianmushan stretching towards Huangshan/Yellow Mountain. In the municipality of Lin'an is the small village Tongshan with the Tongshan Hikers Hostel.
  • Linhai, where you can climb Jiangnan Great Wall, the southern most section of the Great Wall.
  • Lishui
  • Pan'an County
  • Taizhou
  • Xikou - Hometown of Chiang Kai-shek.
  • Yuyao - historic city located in northern Zhejiang
  • Zhuji

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  • Wuzhen (乌镇) is located on the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal and also around a net-work of other smaller canals and rivers. The town has numerous bridges, ancient harbors and water-side pavilions, and makes an excellent complimentary side-trip for visitors staying in nearby Hangzhou. Buses ply the route from Hangzhou to Wuzhen.

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  • Zhejiang Sanli New Century Grand Hotel (杭州三立开元名都大酒店), No.538, Shaoxing Road Hangzhou Zhejiang, [1]. The hotel is located in the core area of business district in the northern part of Hangzhou, very convenient. To the north it lies against a Canal tributary, and to the east the hotel faces the northern City Sports Park of 46 hectares in area.  edit
  • Zhejiang Shaoxing New Century Grand Hotel (绍兴开元名都大酒店), No.278 East Renmin Road, Shaoxing,Zhejiang, [2]. The hotel has 355 luxury guestrooms, each room is carefully designed and decorated, comfortable and elegant.25F-29F are the executive floors of Prestige Club, providing a host of special privileges for honored guests  edit
  • New Century Grand Hotel Tonglu (桐庐开元名都大酒店), 999 Baiyunyuan Road, Tonglu, Hangzhou, [3]. The New Century Grand Hotel Tonglu (Tonglu Kaiyuan Mingdu Dajiudian) is located in the city's central business district, at the intersection of South Yingchun Road and Baiyunyuan Road.  edit

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