Chinese Name: 湖州
English Name: Huzhou；Huchow
Other Name: Wucheng乌程；Wuxing吴兴
Abbreviation: 湖 Hu
Zip Code: 31 30 00
Population: 3.407 million
Huzhou 湖州 is a prefecture-level city in Zhejiang Province, one of the 27 cities in the central area of the Yangtze River Delta, the core city of the Greater Bay Area around Hangzhou Bay, and the central city of the G60 science and innovation Corridor G60科创走廊中心城市.
Huzhou is located in the north of Zhejiang, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, and Anhui provinces interchange, east of Jiaxing, south of Hangzhou, west of Tianmu Mountain, north of Taihu Lake, and Wuxi, Suzhou across the lake, is named around Taihu Lake area because of the lake, in the south of Taihu Lake, East Tiaoxi and West Tiaoxi creek confluence.
Huzhou consists of 2 districts and 3 counties, covering an area of 5,820 square kilometers. By the end of 2021, the permanent population of Huzhou is 3.4070 million. In 2021, Huzhou’s GDP will reach 364.49 billion yuan.
Famous Attractions in Huzhou
Huzhou is an ancient city south of the Yangtze River with a history of more than 2,300 years. It was founded in the Warring States Period 战国 and has numerous natural and historical landscapes. Huzhou’s environment is more beautiful, there are three nature reserves in Huzhou, respectively for the Longwangshan nature reserve龙王山自然保护区, Yin Jiabian Yangzi crocodile reserve尹家边扬子鳄保护区, and Changxing limestone reserve长兴灰岩保护区.
Some special scenic spots in Huzhou
- Big Han seventy-two Peaks 大汉七十二峰
- Hidden dragon best organ 藏龙百瀑
- Mogan Mountain 莫干山
- Central south Hundred Grass Garden 中南百草园
- Anji Bamboo Expo Garden 安吉竹博园
- Huzhou Taihu lake 湖州太湖
- Guzhushan Tea Garden 顾渚山茶园
- Tianhuangping Power Station 天荒坪电站
- Xiazhu Lake Wetland 下渚湖湿地
- The silver pit 天下银坑
- Iron Buddha Temple 铁佛寺
- The dragon king mountain 龙王山
- Flying tower 飞英塔
- Tian Fu lake 天赋湖
- The valley of the lotus 芙蓉谷
- Kowloon Gorge 九龙峡
Famous Universities in Huzhou
By the end of 2021, Huzhou has 519 schools of all kinds and levels, with 132,800 students enrolled in the whole year, including 490,100 students and 115,500 graduates. There are 33,400 full-time teachers in all kinds of schools, including 21,000 full-time teachers in ordinary primary and secondary schools. There are 6.80 full-time teachers for every 100 ordinary primary and secondary school students.
List of universities and colleges in Huzhou
- Huzhou University 湖州师范学院
- Huzhou College 湖州学院
- Moganshan Campus of the Zhejiang University of Technology 浙江工业大学莫干山校区
- Nanxun Campus of Zhejiang Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower 浙江水利水电学院南浔校区
- Anji Campus of Zhejiang University of Science and Technology 浙江科技学院安吉校区
- Huzhou Vocational and Technical College 湖州职业技术学院
Diet of Huzhou
Huzhou food culture has a long history, Huzhou has always been a paradise of food. Huzhou cuisine belongs to Zhejiang cuisine, paying attention to the selection of ingredients, and unique cooking, paying attention to the original taste, of fish, shrimp, and seasonal vegetables, and paying attention to knife skills, dishes are often beautiful in shape, have a delicious taste, and highlight the original taste.
Some specialty snacks in Huzhou
- Huzhou lotus root 湖州莲藕
- Taihu lily 太湖百合
- Ling Lake white lentil 菱湖白扁豆
- Changxing ginkgo 长兴白果
- Changxing greengage 长兴青梅
- Nanxun turnip 南浔香大头菜
- Guzhu Purple bamboo shoot tea 顾渚紫笋茶
- Lei Dian loquat 雷甸枇杷
- Dried bamboo of Tianmu 天目笋干
- Anji white piece 安吉白片
- Changxing chestnuts 长兴板栗
- Mogan yellow bud 莫干黄芽
- The taihu lake sambo 太湖三宝
Transportation in Huzhou
Expressways: Hangzhou-Nanjing Expressway, Shenzhou-Zhejiang-Anhui Expressway, Shenjia-Lake Expressway, Hangzhou-Chang Expressway, Suzhou-Hangzhou Expressway (in planning), the second line of Hangzhou Ring City (in planning).
Waterway: Changhushen Line, Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal Huzhou section, Hu Pu line.
The railway: There are Huzhou Station (high-speed railway station), Deqing Station (high-speed railway station), Changxing Station (high-speed railway station), Changxing South Station, Deqing West Station, Anji Station (high-speed railway station).