|• Total||957.6 km2 (369.7 sq mi)|
|• Density||340/km2 (890/sq mi)|
|Time zone||China Standard (UTC+8)|
Huaxi has an area of 957.6 square km and a population of 328,700. Its GDP was 4.35 billion RMB in 2006.
It is named after the Huaxi River (the "Flower Brook") that meanders through the town and is featured by genuine hills and waters, pastoral beauty and national minority custom. The North Campus and South Campus of Guizhou University and Guizhou University for Nationalities are located in town. The educational facilities and natural beauty make it a renowned educational and cultural center as well as an important tourist destination of Guizhou and southwest China.