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Source: ChinaTravelGood   Author: Zachary  Date: 07-29 2008  More Attractions
Code: 0512

Postal Code: 215000

position: Jiangsu Province, located in the southeastern part of the Yangtze River Delta, east of Shanghai, Zhejiang south, west by the Taihu Lake, according to the Yangtze River North.

area: the city#39;s total area of 8,488 square kilometers, of which the urban area of 1,650 square kilometers, the ancient city of 14.2 square kilometers area.

population: the city#39;s total population of 5.9097 million, of which the urban population of 216.87 million.

divisions: exempted Canglang, Pingjiang, Kim Chang, Wuzhong, in the city, the Suzhou Industrial Park, Suzhou New District (Huqiu District) seven areas and Zhangjiagang, Changshu, Taicang, Kunshan, Wujiang five county-level city , 121 towns.

City origin of the name: because of the southwest city named after a mountain Gusu Suzhou, also known as Gusu City.

Suzhou, the ancient name of a sentence, Miss, Miss, Hui Ji, Wu states, Wu Jun, Pingjiang, Sui home in Suzhou, said the extension so far. Suzhou own written records since 4000 has been the history of many years, is the first batch of 24 historical and cultural city one. A long history, unique charm Evolved from the Wu culture.


thousands of years, Suzhou blend of the humanities. In ancient times had to Sun Wu, Fan Zhongyan, Shen Kuo, Tang Yin, Gu Yanwu, Kuai-cheung as the representative of the politicians, thinkers, strategists, scientists, artists, in all areas of contemporary emergence of a large number of outstanding figures. Suzhou, painting, calligraphy, seal carving genre scene, great deal of diversity among; opera, medicine, building self-genre, is unique. Suzhou embroidery, Taohua Wu Wenmingzhongwai woodcut New Year pictures, and other crafts.

Suzhou photos Suzhou City was built in 514 BC, now has 2,500 years of history. Is still located in the Spring and Autumn Period position, basically a "parallel surface, Pei Ho Street adjacent" dual-board structure, "three vertical and three horizontal part of" the river water system and the "bridge water, Fenqiangdaiwa, historical sites of Park, "a unique character. The city#39;s existing municipal heritage conservation more than 487 units, of which 15 state-level and 101 provincial level. Well-preserved classical gardens, more than 60. Suzhou is located in the ancient city water network, roads are built on the river, sea and land parallel; construction and Lin Shui-made, before the roadway after the River, a "bridge, flowing water, people," the unique character. Set construction, landscapes, flowers and trees, sculpture, calligraphy and painting is one of the Suzhou gardens, is human civilization魄-wonderful work, the Zhuozheng Yuan Garden and stay four Chinese were included in the park, and with the Nets Garden, Central show Villa and Canglang Ting , Shi Zilin, arts po, coupling Park, Park Si retire nine classical gardens, in December 97 and November 2000 were included in UNESCO#39;s "World Heritage List," with the ancient town, Zhouzhuang , Lu Zhi is included in the declaration of the world#39;s cultural heritage.

in the spring breeze of reform and opening up, the old Suzhou is full of vitality, established a "city through science and education, outward-led sustainable development" strategy, formed an export-oriented economy, township enterprises in the two major advantages, To cultivate a high and new technology-based new economic growth point, talent, industry and environmental advantages of the new has an inkling.

Suzhou picture

Suzhou are becoming high-tech industries led to the modern manufacturing base, close joint production and research, all kinds of people gathered in technological innovation base, high technology content, export-oriented high, Good economic benefits of modern agricultural base and into human landscape and natural scenery as one, a beautiful ecological environment of the tourist base, 21 in Suzhou will be "economic prosperity, science, education, developed, prosperous lives, and a beautiful environment, social civilization," the basic modernization Region.


Suzhou City, located in the Yangtze River Delta in central, southern Jiangsu Province. Shanghai, east, south of Zhejiang, near the West Wuxi, according to the Yangtze River North. The city#39;s total area of 8,488 square kilometers, Xianxia Canglang, Pingjiang, Kim Chang, Huqiu, Wuzhong, in the city, the Suzhou Industrial Park, Suzhou New District, and other eight areas and Changshu, Zhangjiagang, Taicang, Kunshan, Wujiang five county-level City, the total population of 5.78 million people. Vertical and horizontal in the rivers, lakes, the large north-south through Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, Wang Yuhe, Loujiang, too, such as Pu River connecting East and West, Taihu Lake, Yangcheng Lake, Queensland for the lake, which Dianshan Lake mosaic.

Suzhou here four distinct seasons, a mild climate, abundant rainfall, fertile land, rich products. Agricultural products are producing rice, cotton, rapeseed, incense regular rice, glutinous rice and duck blood Taicang white garlic; specialty citrus, loquat, Bansu, plums, osmanthus, camellia, Biluochun tea; Taihu icefish, Brasenia schreberi, pearl and Yangcheng Lake Crabs famous.

Miss Suzhou is the birthplace of cultural, literary elite come forth in large numbers. Pingtan and Kunqu, the Soviet Union was known as the Suzhou cultural drama "three flowers." Have 400 years of history Kunqu opera, is "the mother of Chinese Opera"; pingtan Suzhou dialect is the rap performance art, in Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Shanghai has spread more than 300 years. Suzhou Arts and Crafts Wenmingzhongwai, Suxiu and Hunan, Sichuan, Guangdong, known as China#39;s embroidered with the "four were embroidered" Taohua Wu woodcut New Year pictures with the famous Tianjin willow green wood, the WHO said, "Yang North South Peach"; Suzhou Ke Silk, sculpture, Song Jin, mahogany and jade carvings, and other crafts, great deal of diversity among talent. Suzhou

2005 in Suzhou city realized 402.652 billion yuan in GDP, calculated according to constant prices increased 15.3 percent over the previous year; local general budget revenue 31.678 billion yuan, up 26.4 percent; retail sales of consumer goods 82.136 billion yuan , An increase of 17.6 percent, total fixed asset investment of 187 billion yuan, up 20.3 percent; new foreign investment registered 15.34 billion U.S. dollars, an increase of 4.3 percent, the actual use of foreign capital (the old-caliber statistics) 6005000000 U.S. Yuan, an increase of 19.4 percent of the world#39;s top 500 transnational corporations have settled down in Suzhou 107; import and export volume over 140 billion U.S. dollars, an increase of 35.7 percent, with exports of over 70 billion U.S. dollars, an increase of 37.9 % Of the city#39;s new 21,000 registered private enterprises and individual industrial and commercial households 18,300; private enterprises and individual industrial and commercial households turned over taxation, investment, respectively accounting for 29.5 percent of the city and 30.4 percent.

in accelerating the "first two" process, the urban and rural residents get more benefits. Urban per capita disposable income of urban residents 16,276 yuan, the city#39;s per capita net income of farmers 8,300 yuan, respectively, an increase of 12.6% and 10.6%. The end of urban and rural residents and foreign currency deposits balance of 212.092 billion yuan, 35,000 yuan per capita savings deposits, an increase of 22 percent. The end of the domestic vehicle ownership amounted to 301,100, an increase of 35 percent.