Huzhou University

Huzhou City, China – Huzhou University Located City


1. Brief Introduction

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 2013 census, its population was 2.6 million inhabitants whom 757,165 lived in the built-up (or metro) area made of Wuxing District.

2. History

During the Tang Dynasty, Huzhou administered 5 counties: Wucheng, Wukang, Changxing, Anji, and Deqing.

At the beginning of the Song Dynasty, Gui'an county was divided from the Wucheng county.

During the Qing Dynasty, Huzhou administered 7 counties: Wucheng, Guo'an, Wukang, Deqing, Changxing, Anji, and Xiaofeng.

1949, the People's Republic of China, Huzhou town became the seat of government of the First Special District of Zhejiang, administrative area including the modern Huzhou and Jiaxing prefecture cities.

1983, Huzhou prefecture level city was set up.

3. location

Huzhou, in its general aspect, is in the center of the Yangtze River Delta Economic Area, with the city center 10 km south of Lake Tai (the third largest freshwater lake in China). There are transportation links to the Provincial capital of Hangzhou 78 km away in the south, Jiangsu and Anhui province in the west, and the metropolitan municipality of Shanghai 150 km to the east.

Flowing quietly through the city is the Changxing-Huzhou-Shanghai Channel. It is also referred to as the "Eastern Rhine River" for the continuous barge transportation that goes on similarly to the more internationally known Rhine River in Germany.

The Express Xuancheng–Hangzhou Railway Station is located 8 km west of the city center. This railway line is part of the "secondary tunnel" in eastern China.

4.Public spaces

Lotuses Garden

Wide shot of the western pond in Lotus Garden, Huzhou, Zhejiang province, China

The Lotus Garden (pinyin "Lianhua Zhuang") is a pleasure garden located 20 minutes south on foot from the city center of Huzhou. The main attractions of the garden include the Lotus flowers that bloom seasonally in the three lake system, a large Koi pond near the north gate, a karaoke veranda and amusement rides for children. Also, barge-themed pedal boats are available for leisure boating.

Xiangwang Park

Xiangwang Park (Southwest Gate Park) is a more recent addition to Huzhou's collection of historical parks. It was built in 2009 and located at Chen Bei Bridge. The park includes the rebuilt wooden gate outpost on top of the original defensive wall. A visitor ship is permanently moored one kilometer west of the historic gate.

Long Island Park

Long Island Park (pinyin "Changdao Gongyuan") is a new park just north of the city center on an island stretching north-south in the middle of Xitiao River. It was built in 2009. The park is open every day. A popular destination for local residents after dinner, the lengthy route becomes something of a promenade for people taking their daily constitutional through the form of a jog or, more commonly, a walk. There is a small golf park, a historical pool, and a garden available to visitors.

5. Climate

Huzhou has significant monsoon climate and distinctive four seasons, with abundant precipitation and mild temperature. The topography of Huzhou is high and the vertical climate is obvious. The annual average temperature is 14.75°C (58.55 °F) 

Population: 2.6 million

Temperature: 14.75°C (58.55 °F)