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'' 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 whom 757,165 lived in the built-up (or metro) area made of Wuxing District as Nanxun District is not being conurbated yet.LocationHuzhou, 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 State Way 318 passes through Huzhou in an east-west direction and the State Way 104 in a north-south direction; the Nanjing-Huzhou-Hangzhou toll expressway and Shanghai-Jiangsu-Zhejiang-Anhui toll expressway offers convenient access to major areas in the region.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.Huzhou is in Zhejiang. Our China trip maker app combines visitor reviews with your personal interests to make an itinerary informed by experts, but tailored to suit your style.
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