Chinese Name: 滁州
English Name: Chuzhou 滁州
Other Name: Tuzhong涂中; Qingliu清流
Abbreviation: Chu 滁
Zip Code: 23 90 00
Chuzhou 滁州, a prefecture-level city under the jurisdiction of Anhui Province, is one of the 27 cities in the central area of the Yangtze River Delta, the central city of the north wing of Wanjiang Urban Belt, the core city of the Nanjing metropolitan area and Hefei metropolitan area.
Chuzhou, a prefecture-level city under the jurisdiction of Anhui Province, is one of the 27 cities in the central area of the Yangtze River Delta, the central city of the north wing of Wanjiang Urban Belt, the core city of the Nanjing metropolitan area. Chuzhou got its name from the Chu he river, the Chu he was called “Tu Shui” in ancient times, and Chuzhou evolved from “Tu Zhong” in ancient times.
Chuzhou city spans the Yangtze River and Huaihe River basins, and its main body is the plain area of the lower reaches of the Yangtze River and the Hilly area of the Jianghuai River. Chuzhou city is located in the plains of the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River and the hilly region between the Jianghuai River. It has a north subtropical humid monsoon climate with four distinct seasons, warm and humid.
As of 2020, Chuzhou has jurisdiction over 2 districts, 4 counties, 2 county-level cities, and 2 parks. By the end of 2021, the permanent population of Chuzhou was 3.99 million, and the GDP of Chuzhou reached 336.21 billion yuan.
Famous Attractions in Chuzhou
By 2019, Chuzhou had 4 national forest parks, 59 national, provincial, and municipal cultural relics protection units, more than 40 various scenic spots, and 36 A-level tourist attractions.
Some special scenic spots in Chuzhou
- Langya Mountain 琅琊山
- Zui Weng pavilion 醉翁亭
- Langya Pavilion 琅琊阁
- ChengXiHu 城西湖
- Gushan Lake 姑山湖
- Xiaogang Village 小岗村
- The Ming tomb 明皇陵
Famous Universities in Chuzhou
By the end of 2019, Chuzhou had a total of 1,045 schools of all levels and types (excluding higher education), including 535 kindergartens, 225 primary schools, 270 ordinary middle schools, and 10 secondary vocational schools.
List of universities and colleges in Chuzhou
- Chuzhou college 滁州学院
- Anhui University of Science and Technology 安徽科技学院
- Chuzhou Polytechnic 滁州职业技术学院
- Chuzhou City Vocational College 滁州城市职业学院
Diet of Chuzhou
Chuzhou was born along with the Chu he River. Since ancient times, Chuzhou has been a famous land of fish and rice on the north bank of the Yangtze River, teeming with rice, wheat, and rape.
Some specialty snacks in Chuzhou
- Chuzhou Chrysanthemum 滁菊
- Bright green beans 明光绿豆
- Bonus to Ann 来安花红
- South Qiao Tea 南谯茶叶
- Female mountain Lake hairy crab 女山湖大闸蟹
- Whitebait fish 银鱼
- Lei Guan salted duck 雷官板鸭
- Tianchang Euryale 天长芡实
- Mei city mei fish 梅市梅鱼
- Langya Candy 琅琊酥糖
- Ma Chang Su wat brand 马厂酥笏牌
- Longan manna cake 天长甘露饼
- Hengyu sauce 恒裕酱品
Ports: There are 4 main water ports around Chuzhou, namely Chuzhou Branch river port, Nanjing Xinsheng Wei Port, Nanjing Longtan port, and Nanjing Qiba Port of Yangtze River, which can reach the sea through these ports. The Qi ba port and Longtan port can carry more than ten thousand tons of cargo, to achieve river and sea combined transport.
Aviation: It takes about 1 hour to reach Nanjing Lukou International Airport and Nanjing Ma ‘an International Airport by car from downtown; Hefei Xinqiao International Airport is only one and a half hours away. It takes one hour and 40 minutes to reach Shanghai Hongqiao Airport.