|Country||People's Republic of China|
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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.
The second campus of Sanda University, known as Guangbiao Institute, is located in Jiashan County.
Jiashan formerly was part of Jiaxing. In 1430, Jiashan was established.
Jiashan County consists of six towns, three subdistricts, 11 communities, 16 residential zones and 164 administrative villages.
Huang Ju was a Chinese politician and a high-ranking leader in the Communist Party of China. He was a member of the Politburo Standing Committee, China's top decision making body, between 2002 and 2007, and also served as the first-ranked Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China beginning in 2003. He died in office before he could complete his terms on the Standing Committee and as Vice-Premier.
Jiaxing, alternately romanized as Kashing, is a prefecture-level city in northern Zhejiang province, China. Lying on the Grand Canal of China, Jiaxing borders Hangzhou to the southwest, Huzhou to the west, Shanghai to the northeast, and the province of Jiangsu to the north. At the 2010 census, its population was 4,501,657 and its built-up area made of 2 urban districts was home to 1,201,882 inhabitants.
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. At the 2010 census, its population was 2,893,542 inhabitants, of whom 757,165 lived in the built-up area made of Wuxing District as Nanxun District is not being conurbated yet.
Changzhou is a prefecture-level city in southern Jiangsu province, China. It was previously known as Yanling, Lanling and Jinling. Located on the southern bank of the Yangtze River, Changzhou borders the provincial capital of Nanjing to the west, Zhenjiang to the northwest, Wuxi to the east, and the province of Zhejiang to the south. Changzhou is located in the highly developed Yangtze Delta region of China extending from Shanghai going northwest. The population of Changzhou city was 4,592,431 at the 2010 census.
Xitang, formerly known as Xietang, Pingtang and Xutang, is a historic town in Jiashan County, Zhejiang, China. It borders Luxu Town in the north, Yaozhuang Town in the east, Ganyao Town in the southeast, and Tianning Town and Town in the west. As of the 2016 census it had a population of 57,400 and an area of 83.61-square-kilometre (32.28 sq mi). Xitang is a water town crisscrossed by nine rivers. The town stretches across eight sections, linked by old-fashioned stone bridges. In the older parts of town, the buildings are set along the banks of the canals, which serve as the main transportation thoroughfares in the area.
Pinghu is a county-level city in the east of Jiaxing's administrative area, in the northeast of Zhejiang Province, bordering Shanghai to the northeast. It sits next to the East China Sea and the north shore of Hangzhou Bay. Prior to the Ming Dynasty, Pinghu was part of Haiyan County. In 1430 Pinghu County was established. In 1991 Pinghu became a county-level city under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Jiaxing.
Beibei District is a district in the Chongqing municipality, People's Republic of China. A satellite town in the north of central Chongqing, Beibei got its name because of the huge rock that extends to the middle of Jialing River, and is known for its historical culture in the period of the Republic of China. It covers around 755 square kilometers and has a population of about 0.65 million (2004).
Xiuzhou District is a district in Jiaxing, Zhejiang, China, bordering Jiangsu province to the north. There is 90 km (56 mi) to central Shanghai in the northeast, 80 km (50 mi) to Hangzhou in the southwest and 70 km (43 mi) to Suzhou in the north. It is an important urban district of Jiaxing city. The total of Xiouzhou District is 542 km2 (209 sq mi), population of 500,000 and it is composed of 5 towns, 4 streets and 1 provincial E.D. Zone.
Nanhu District is a district in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province of China. Its former name was Xiucheng District (秀城区), and it changed to current name on 17 May 2005. Total area is 425.83 km2 (164.41 sq mi), and total population is 450,000 in 2001. At the end of 2013, the number of households registered in Nanhu District
Jiashan Senior High School, formerly known as Jiashan County Junior High School, Jiashan County First Junior High School, and Jiashan Second High School, was founded in September, 1926. It is the earliest established high school in Jiashan County, and is a key high school in Zhejiang Province. In August, 2001, the school was relocated to a new site, 318 Jiashan People Ave., and was renamed Jiashan Senior High School.
Taihu Wu (吳語太湖片) or Northern Wu (北部吳語) 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, Huzhou, and Jiaxing. A notable exception is the dialect of the town of Jinxiang, which is a linguistic exclave of Taihu Wu in Zhenan Min-speaking Cangnan county of Wenzhou prefecture in Zhejiang province. Used in regions around Taihu Lake and Hangzhou Bay, this group makes up the largest population among all Wu speakers. Taihu Wu dialects such as Shanghainese, Shaoxing and Ningbo are mutually intelligible even for L2 Taihu speakers.
Mingguang, formerly Jiashan County, is a county-level city in the northeast of Anhui Province, China, bordering Jiangsu province to the northeast and east. It is under the administration of Chuzhou city.
Jiashan South railway station is a railway station of the Shanghai–Hangzhou Passenger Railway located in Zhejiang, People's Republic of China.
The Shanghai–Kunming Railway or Hukun Railway, also known as the Hukun Line, is a major arterial railroad across eastern, south central and southwest China. It connects Shanghai, whose shorthand name is Hu, and Kunming. The line has a total length of 2,690 km and passes through Shanghai Municipality, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Hunan, Guizhou and Yunnan Province. Major cities along route include Shanghai, Jiaxing, Hangzhou, Yiwu, Jinhua, Shangrao, Yingtan, Pingxiang, Zhuzhou, Huaihua, Kaili, Guiyang, Anshun, Qujing, and Kunming.
The Shanghai–Hangzhou high-speed railway, also known as the Huhang high-speed railway or Huhang passenger railway is a high-speed rail line in China between Shanghai and Hangzhou, Zhejiang. The line is 202 km (126 mi) in length and designed for commercial train service at 350 km/h (217 mph). It was built in 20 months and opened on October 26, 2010. The line shortened travel time between the two cities from 78 to 45 minutes. The line is also used by trains departing Shanghai's terminals for Nanchang, Changsha, Guiyang, and Kunming making it part of the Shanghai–Kunming High-Speed Railway. It has made the proposed Shanghai–Hangzhou Maglev Line unlikely.
The Shanghai–Hangzhou railway also known as the Huhang railway, is a double-track railroad in eastern China between Shanghai and Hangzhou in Zhejiang Province. Its name in Chinese, the Huhang Line, is named after the railway's two terminal cities, Shanghai, whose Chinese character abbreviation is hu and Hangzhou. The line is 200 km (124 mi) long and was built from 1906 to 1909. Cities along the route include Shanghai, Jiaxing and Hangzhou. The line now forms part of the Shanghai–Kunming railway.
In early March 2013 over 16,000 dead pigs were found in the Shanghai Songjiang section of the Huangpu River, which supplies the city of Shanghai, China with some of its drinking water. The pigs were dumped by farmers in neighbouring Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, a major pig farming area that is upstream of Shanghai.
Taozhuang is a town of Jiashan County, Zhejiang Province, China. Located in the northwest of the county, Taozhuang is famous for Lake Fenhu and its steel market.
The Hangzhou–Jiaxing–Huzhou Plain, or Hangjiahu Plain is the largest plain in Zhejiang province, and is an integral part of the Yangtze Delta. Comprising an area of 7,620 square kilometres, it is bound by Lake Tai to the north, the Qiantang River / Hangzhou Bay to the south, and Tianmu Mountain to the west. It includes all of the prefecture-level city of Jiaxing, most of Huzhou, and the northeastern part of Hangzhou.