Jiashan County

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Jiashan County (嘉善县; pinyin Jiāshàn Xiàn) is a county of Zhejiang Province, China, administered by the prefecture-level city Jiaxing. Jiashan is nicknamed "The Land of Fish and Rice". It is 80 kilometers west of Shanghai, 95 kilometers east of Hangzhou, and 90 kilometers south of Suzhou. The county seat is located on 126 People Ave., Weitang Town.

The second campus of Sanda University, known as Guangbiao Institute, is located in Jiashan County.

History[edit]

Jiashan formerly was part of Jiaxing. In 1430, Jiashan was established.

Administration divisions[edit]

Jiashan County consists of 6 towns, 3 subdistricts, 11 communities, 16 residential zones and 164 administrative villages.

Subdistricts[edit]

Towns[edit]

  • 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[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Road[edit]

  • G320
  • Shen-Jia-Hu High Way
  • Hu-Hang High Way
  • Ping-Li County Road
  • Chang-Jia High Way

Railway[edit]

  • Hu-Kun Railway
  • Hu-Hang High Railway

Water[edit]

  • Hongqitang Canel
  • Luxutang Canel
  • Taipu River

Industry[edit]

Agriculture[edit]

Tourism[edit]

Culture[edit]

Education[edit]

Notable people[edit]

  • 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

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 30°51′N 120°54′E / 30.850°N 120.900°E / 30.850; 120.900