Jiashan County

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Jiashan
Jiashan County

嘉善县
Jiashan is located in Zhejiang
Jiashan
Jiashan
Location of the seat in Zhejiang
Coordinates: 30°49′52″N 120°55′34″E / 30.831°N 120.926°E / 30.831; 120.926Coordinates: 30°49′52″N 120°55′34″E / 30.831°N 120.926°E / 30.831; 120.926
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceZhejiang
Prefecture-level cityJiaxing
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Jiashan County (simplified Chinese: 嘉善县; traditional Chinese: 嘉善縣; pinyin: Jiāshàn Xiàn) is a county in the north of Zhejiang Province, bordering Shanghai to the northeast and Jiangsu province to the north. It is administered by the prefecture-level city of Jiaxing. Jiashan is nicknamed "The Land of Fish and Rice", and is 80 km (50 mi) southwest of central Shanghai, 95 km (59 mi) east of Hangzhou, and 90 km (56 mi) south of Suzhou. The county seat is located on 126 People Avenue, 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]

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