Hangzhou Fact Sheet
Hangzhou in Chinese Pinyin: Hángzhōu
Hangzhou in simple Chinese: 杭州
Hangzhou is located in the Yangtze River Delta in the People's Republic of China, about 180 kilometers (112 mi) away from southwest of Shanghai.
Area: 16,596 square kilometers
Coordinates: 30°16' N, 120°12'E
Area Code: 0571
Zip Code: 310000
City Flower: Osmanthus fragrans
City Tree: Camphor
Language: Hangzhou Dialect
Main Lake and Rivers: West Lake, Qiantang River, Tiesha River
Hangzhou administers 8 districts, 3 metropolitan counties, and 2 ordinary counties:
Gongshu District, Shangcheng District, Xiacheng District, Jianggan District, Xihu District, Binjiang District, Yuhang District, Xiaoshan Distrit.
◎3 Metropolitan Counties
Lin’an City, Fuyang City, Jiade City.
◎2 ordinary counties
Tonglu County, Chun’an County
Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport
It has four bus stations in east, west, south and north directions.
West Lake, Xixi National Park, Thousand Island Lake, The Grand Canal from Beijing to Hangzhou, The Qiantang River, Lingyin Temple,Six Harmonies Pagoda, Longjing (Dragon Well) Tea Plantation, Xixi National Wetlands Park, Hangzhou Zoo, Zhongshan Park, Impression West Lake etc.
Colleges and Universities
Zhejiang University, Hanzhou Electronic Science and Technology University, Zhejiang University of Technology, Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, Zhejiang College of TCM, Zhejiang Industry and Commerce University, Zhejiang Institute of Finance, Zhejiang Institute of Media, etc.
Subtropical monsoon climate, annual average temperature is 16.2℃. The average temperature is 28.6℃ in Summer and 3.8℃ in Winter.
Sayama, Baguio, Fukui, Yeosu, Beit Shemesh and Kazan
Leeds, Nice, Budapest and Oviedo
Boston, Paramaribo, Curitiba and Indianapolis
Agadir and Cape Town
Special Local Products
West Lake Longjing Tea, Hangzhou Tapestry, Hangzhou Silk, Wang’s Fans, Zhang’s Scissors, Hangzhou Silk Umbrella, West Lake Lotus Root Powder, West Tenjiku Chopsticks, Imitation of the Southern Song Dynasty Kiln Celadon, Xiaoshan Lace, etc.
Dongpo rou-an extremely fatty chunk of pork in a syrupy sauce,
Cuyu-fish with a vinegar sauce