Jiashan County

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Jiashan

嘉善县

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Location of the seat in Zhejiang
Coordinates: 30°49′52″N120°55′34″E / 30.831°N 120.926°E / 30.831; 120.926 Coordinates: 30°49′52″N120°55′34″E / 30.831°N 120.926°E / 30.831; 120.926
Country People's Republic of China
Province Zhejiang
Prefecture-level city Jiaxing
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)

Jiashan County (simplified Chinese :嘉善县; traditional Chinese :嘉善縣; pinyin :Jiāshàn Xiàn) is a county in the north of Zhejiang Province, bordering Shanghai to the northeast and Jiangsu province to the north. It is administered by the prefecture-level city of Jiaxing. Jiashan is nicknamed "The Land of Fish and Rice", and is 80 km (50 mi) southwest of central Shanghai, 95 km (59 mi) east of Hangzhou, and 90 km (56 mi) south of Suzhou. The county seat is located on 126 People Avenue, Weitang Town.

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The second campus of Sanda University, known as Guangbiao Institute, is located in Jiashan County.

History

Jiashan formerly was part of Jiaxing. In 1430, Jiashan was established.

Administration divisions

Jiashan County consists of six towns, three subdistricts, 11 communities, 16 residential zones and 164 administrative villages.

Subdistricts

Towns

Economy

Transportation

Road

  • G320
  • Shen-Jia-Hu High Way
  • Hu-Hang High Way
  • Ping-Li County Road
  • Chang-Jia High Way

Railway

  • Hu-Kun Railway
  • Hu-Hang High Railway

Water

  • Hongqitang Canel
  • Luxutang Canel
  • Taipu River

Industry

Agriculture

Tourism

Culture

Education

Notable people

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