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Yangzhou

CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceJiangsu
County-level divisions6 (3 Districts, 2 County-level cities, 1 County)
Municipal seatHanjiang District
Government
Communist Party ChiefXie Zhengyi ( )
MayorXia Xinmin ( )
Area
Prefecture-level city6,678 km 2 (2,578 sq mi)
Urban (2018)363 km 2 (140 sq mi)
Metro2,310 km 2 (890 sq mi)
Population (2010 census)
Prefecture-level city4,459,760
Density670/km 2 (1,700/sq mi)
Urban (2018)1,665,000
Urban density4,600/km 2 (12,000/sq mi)
Metro2,146,980
Metro density930/km 2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 ( Beijing Time )
Telephone(0)514
ISO 3166 codeCN-JS-10
Licence plate prefixesK
Websiteyangzhou .gov .cn /english (in English)
Yangzhou Free Stock Photo - Public Domain Pictures "Yangzhou Free Stock Photo - Public Domain Pictures", by Public Domain Pictures, licensed under CC0

Chinese Name: population: 4 583 400 Area: 6 591. 21 Square kilometers location: in the central area of Jiangsu Province, East China Administrative Division: 3 districts, 1 county and two county-level cities. Area Code: 0514 Zip Code: 225000 GDP: CNY 585. 008 billion Yangzhou is situated in the central region of Jiangsu where the Yangtze River and Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal meet. It is close to Yancheng and Taizhou to the East, Nanjing to the southwest, Anhui to the West and Huaian to the northwest. This is a small quiet city with a long history and was Name as City of Gastronomy by UNESCO in 2019. Fine workmanship and fresh ingredients are two characteristics of Yangzhou Cuisine. Famous dishes include Braised Meat Balls in Brown Sauce, Squirrel-shape Mandarin Fish, Yangzhou fried Rice and Wensi Tofu. Local breakfast also offer many choices, from dry Beancurd Threads in Consomme to Three-Dice Buns and Shumai. Many of Yangzhou's specialty snacks and time-honor shops are gathered in Dongguan Street and Dongquan Street. Yangzhou's charm is more than that as exquisite traditional gardens, beautiful waterscape and numerous historical sites along the Grand Canal also attract many tourists to visit and fall in love with the city. The slender West Lake just compares favorably with the famous West Lake in Hangzhou. Whats more, Yangzhou will hold the Yangzhou World Horticultural Exposition in 2021 and the World Half Marathon Championship in 2022. Welcome visitors from all over the world! Yangzhou is without doubt the top tourist city in China, with fascinating beauty. With a long history of over two thousand years, city has accumulated numerous cultural assets. It also possesses rich tourist resources such as endless water scenes, tastefully landscaped gardens as well as varied architecture, in both magnificent and simple delicate styles. The most famous attractions include Slender West Lake, Ge Garden, He Garden and Daming Monastery. Waterways: city is noted for its waterways, including Yangtze River, Jinghang Canal, Baoshe River, Datong River, Beichengzi River, Tongyang Canal, Xintongyang Canal, Baima Lake, Baoying Lake, Gaoyou Lake, and Shaobo Lake. The city has its own Airport, Yangzhou Taizhou Airport, which is located in Dinggou Town, Jiangdu District, 30km away from the City Center Area. Currently, It seves flights daily to over 10 large cities in China, including Beijing, Shenzhen, Xiamen, Shenyang, xi'an, Guangzhou, Kunming, Sanya, Harbin and Chengdu. Visitors can also fly into Nanjing Lukou International Airport and then take a daily bus to get to this city. Traveling by train is an attractive option for visitors entering or leaving the city. Yangzhou Railway Station, located on Wenchang West Road, has direct services to many major cities in China, such as Beijing, Shanghai, xi'an, Guangzhou, Nanjing, Hankou. Probably the most important transport facilities in the city are long-distance buses and expressways. Passengers can easily get wherever they want within the city, as well as neighboring cities, by long-distance bus. As well as public bus service, sightseeing buses and taxis are also easily accessible in the city.

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History

Guangling, first settlement in the Yangzhou area, was found in the spring and Autumn period. After the defeat of Yue by King Fuchai of Wu, garrison city was built 12m above water level on the North bank of Yangtze in c. 485 BC. This city in shape of three by three li square was named Hancheng. Schinz, 1996 newly built Han Canal form moat around the south and east sides of the city. The purpose of Hancheng was to protect Suzhou from naval invasion from Qi. During the Han dynasty, Guangling was the seat of Guangling Commandery. It constituted part of Xu Province, rather than Yang Province, which covered the entire southeastern part of China then. In 590, city was made capital of the newly established Yang Prefecture, and began to be referred to with its current name. Under Emperor Yang of Sui, Yangzhou was the southern capital of China. It was called Jiangdu upon completion of the Grand Canal until the fall of the Sui dynasty. By mid 610s, combination of fruitless attempts to conquer the Korean kingdom of Goguryeo, together with natural disasters and provincial unrest, ensure many people Emperor Yang had lost the legitimacy of his monarchy. As revolts spread across China in 616, Emperor abandoned the North and meanwhile withdrew to Jiangdu, where he remained until his assassination in 618.

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Climate

Yangzhou has a subtropical monsoon climate with humid changeable wind; longer winters for about 4 months, summers 3 months and shorter springs and autumns, 2 months respectively; frost-free period of 222 days and annual average sunshine of 2177 hours. The mean annual temperature is 15. 72 C annually; normal monthly means 24-hour temperature range of 2. 5 C from January to 28. 0 C in July. Annual average precipitation is 1 043 mm, and about 45 percent of rainfall is concentrated in summer. The rainy season, know as plum rain season, usually lasts from mid-June to late July. During this season, plums are ripening, hence the name plum rain.


Average temperatures and precipitation

The hot season lasts for 3. 6 months, from May 25 to September 13, with an average daily high temperature above 80AF. The hottest day of the year is July 29, with an average high of 90AF and a low of 78AF. The cold season lasts for 3. 1 month from December 1 to March 4, with an average daily high temperature below 52AF. The coldest day of year is January 13, with an average low of 29AF and a high of 43AF. The figure below shows you compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, vertical axis is the hour of day, and color is the average temperature for that hour and day. Baltimore, Maryland, United States is a far-away foreign place with temperatures most similar to Yangzhou.

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Cuisine

Table

EnglishChinesePinyin
Braised Shredded Chicken with Ham and Dried Tofuda zhu gan si
Yangzhou Fried Riceyang zhou chao fan
Minced Crab Meat and Pork Ballsxie fen shi zi tou
Sweet and Sour Mandarin Fishsong shu gui yu
Three-nested Ducksan tao ya
Pingqiao Tofu Soupping qiao dou fu geng
Ruandou Eelruan dou chang yu
Sliced Bean Curdwen si dou fu
Roasted Pig Head in Brown Saucepa shao zheng zhu tou

Local Cuisine is one of the main reasons many Chinese travelers make the journey to Yangzhou. There are an incredible number of restaurants throughout the city, most of which boast very reasonable prices as well. Weiyang Cuisine, Yangzhou style, is well known throughout China, as Yangzhou fried Rice is one of the most famous local exports. Some of China's most creative and eye catching dishes come from Yangzhou school of Cuisine called Huaiyang. Along with Sichuan, Cantonese, and Shandong cooking schools, Huaiyang Cuisine is distinctive and masterful skill that locals are certainly quite proud of. Two of the best places to try authentic Huaiyang Cuisine are at Ye Chun and Fu Chun Restaurants, which are both set in tasteful locations. Otherwise, Yangzhou is packed with restaurants that serve Huaiyang Cuisine. In fact, sometimes it is hard to find anything else!

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Culture

The Yangzhou dialect of Chinese is representative of Lower Yangtze Mandarin, and is particularly close to the official language of Ming and Qing courts, which was based on the Nanjing dialect. However, it does differ considerably from modern Standard Chinese, although they are still moderately mutually intelligible. Dialects have also been used as a tool for regional identity and politics in Jiangbei and Jiangnan regions. While the city of Yangzhou was a center of trade, flourishing and prosperous, it was considered part of Jiangnan, which was known to be wealthy, even though Yangzhou was north of the Yangzi river. Once Yangzhou's wealth and prosperity were go, it was then considered to be part of Jiangbei, backwater. After Yangzhou was removed from Jiangnan, its residents decided to replace Jianghuai Mandarin, which was the dialect of Yangzhou, with Taihu Wu dialects. In Jiangnan itself, multiple subdialects of Wu fought for the position of prestige dialect. During the period of prosperity and Imperial favour, arts of storytelling and painting flourished in Yangzhou. Innovative painter-calligrapher Shitao lived in Yangzhou in the 1680s and again from 1697 until his death in 1707. A Later, group of painters from that time called Eight Eccentrics of Yangzhou are famous throughout China. Former General secretary of CPC, President of China Jiang Zemin was born and raised in Yangzhou. His middle school is located right across from the public notary's office in Yangzhou. Yangzhou is famous for its carve lacquerware and jade. Some of China's most creative and eye catching dishes come from the Yangzhou school of cuisine called Huaiyang. Along with Sichuan cuisine, Cantonese cuisine, and Shandong cuisine, Huaiyang cuisine is distinctive and masterful skill that locals are quite proud of. The city is famous for its public bath houses, lacquerware, jadeware, embroidery, paper-cut, art & crafts velvet flavers. The City was awarded the Habitat Scroll of Honour in 2006. Yangzhou is also very famous for its toy industry. Many tourists from neighboring cities travel to the city for its good-quality and low-price toys. It is worth mentioning that the city is also famous for ancient folk art called Yangzhou storytelling, which is like Xiangsheng traditional Chinese comedic performance. It rise as a performing act during the Ming Dynasty. In performance, artist details interesting historical stories to audiences, using Yangzhou dialect. These stories have been edited by artists, so they sound very soul-stirring and funny. The best known artist of Yangzhou storytelling was Wang shaotang. His most famous works are 10 chapters of Wu Song, 10 chapters of Song Jiang, 10 chapters of Lu Junyi, and 10 chapters of Shi Xiu.

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The contemporary city

Preserving cultural heritage while upgrading urban areas can be a challenging task for cities. Cities Development Initiative For Asia supports the City of Yangzhou in designing its Urban renewable Project with an integrated approach. This puts Yangzhou on the right track toward achieving Sustainable Development goals. Having been settled well over 2 000 years ago, Yangzhou City in the Peoples Republic of China is not short on history and culture. Locate in and around the city are the oldest canals in China, historical sites dating back to the Tang and Song Dynasties, and manmade landscapes and natural scenery that attract millions of tourists every year. However, this rich heritage has become a challenge for urban development in modern Yangzhou. The city has not been able to come up with sufficient public funding to upgrade its outdated public infrastructure or restore deteriorating housing stock in the citys old town, leading most of its younger and wealthier residents to move out and leave behind a decaying urban centre. In 2009, it was estimated that 30 to 40 % of old towns residents belong to low-income groups. Citys attempts to revitalize areas through private investments have likewise failed as investors find it more profitable to build new developments rather than engage in Urban renewal. Another issue that the city faces is water pollution caused by industries located along the ancient Canal in its urban centre. Here, city has responded with water rehabilitation Project that seek to improve water quality, and redevelop and repurpose these areas. Seeking approaches to boost urban regeneration and reduce water pollution to help the city develop more effective, integrated solutions to these challenges, CDIA supports Yangzhou Construction Bureau in preparing pre-feasibility studies for development projects, and assists it in linking these projects to finance. This work has focused on three projects, in particular: preservation of the citys old town-For this project, CDIA recommended strategies for financing small-scale development and upgrading as modern housing and commercial activities were introduced in the prime location of the old city centre. It proposes that some of profits from development efforts be used to upgrade existing housing stock and infrastructure. Following CDIAs intervention, old town preservation Project was also linked to a loan provided by China Development Bank. Development of San Wan Wetland Park-This Project provides integrated solution for relocation, water clean-up, and redevelopment in the area within the context of Yangzhous overall Development plan to upgrade its ancient Canal system. The Project explores 1 approaches to securing sufficient interest from the private sector for redevelopment Project, such as transfer of user rights, and 2 options for sharing financing of clean-up between public and private sectors. Following CDIAs intervention, San Wan Wetland Park Project was picked up by private investors under a public-private partnership model. This led the project to having an estimated investment value of 375 million.

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Yangzhou Weather

In Yangzhou, average percentage of sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year. The clearer part of the year in Yangzhou begins around August 17 and lasts for 6. 3 months, ending around February 27. On October 22, clearest day of year, sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 69 % of time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 31 % of time. The cloudier part of the year begins around February 27 and lasts for 5. 7 months, ending around August 17. On July 4, cloudiest day of year, sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 69 % of time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 31 % of time.

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Shopping in Yangzhou

Jade articles and lacquer wares produced in Yangzhou are famous. They are representatives of Yangzhou handcrafts. Yangzhou pickles have a long history. It is famous in Jiangsu and Zhejiang Provinces. Being one of the representative snacks in Yangzhou, Yangzhou pickles taste fresh, sweet and crisp. In addition, there are other famous local special products like Fluffy toys, paper cuttings and bonsai. The busiest Shopping Street in Yangzhou is Wenchang Road. All large Shopping Centers are located along the Street. Siwangting Road near Wenchang Pavilion is a popular food street among locals. Recommend Shopping Centers Fluffy Toy Markets Location: there are Fluffy Toy Markets around North Gate, West Gate and South Gate of Slender West Lake. Summary: they are large-scale markets. Prices at North Gate are relatively lower. Transportation: passengers can take public bus No. 20 to South Gate, or take tourist bus No. 1 or No. 2 to North Gate Daqilinge Tea Snack Shop Location: No. 52, Guoqing Road, Guanglin District summary: well-know and time-honor store in Yangzhou, selling authentic local tea snacks. Specialties: peanut brittle, jinguo powder and double-ninth cake golden Engle International Shopping Center Location: No. 120, South Wenhe Road transportation: passengers can take public bus No. 12 26 29 or 32 to get there. Summary: located in Yangzhous busiest area-Wenchangge Square, it is a large comprehensive Shopping Center with numerous brands. Daruifa Supermarket Location: No. 2, Hancheng Street transportation: passengers can take public bus No. 20 26 or 66 to get there. Summary: large supermarket is popular among local people. Wanjiafu Shopping Center Location: No. 1, North Wenhe Road transportation: passengers can take public bus No. 29 or 30 and get off at Wanjiafu station.

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Arrive

Two Chinese Navy ships have arrived at West India Dock in London. Frigates Huanggang and Yangzhou are part of the Chinese Fleet which are rare visitors to UK shores and especially London. Both of new frigates are part of the East China Sea Fleet and belong to the Type 054A missile frigate family developed and built by China. Its hull number is 578. The Frigates are 135 meters long and 16 meters wide and were built by Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. The Type 054 frigate can be used to attack surface ships and submarines with long-range surveillance and air defense capabilities. Both Huanggang and Yangzhou were recently at the Port of Antwerp in Belgium on a friendly visit, and the trip to London is part of a tour of European ports.

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