Jiashan County

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Location
30°49'51"N
120°55'33"E
Country
 China
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Description

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.

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

Weitang(Former Weitang, Lize, Fengnan) Luoxing Huimin(Former Huimin, Datong)

Towns

Northwest: Taozhuang(Former Taozhuang, Fenyu) North: Xitang(Former Xitang, Dashun, Xiadianmiao) Northeast: Yaozhuang(Former Yaozhuang, Dingzha, Yuhui) Southwest: Tianning(Former Tianning, Hongxi, Yangmiao) Centre: Ganyao(Former Ganyao, Fanjing) South: Dayun

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

Jiashan Senior High School Jiashan Second Senior High School Jiashan High School

Notable people

Wu Zhen, a painter in Yuan Dynasty Qian Nengxun, a premier of the Republic of China Sun Daolin, a renowned Chinese actor Huang Ju, Mayor and Party chief of Shanghai, Vice-Premier of the People's Republic of China
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