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Shaoxing lying to the south of the Yangtze Delta and in the north of the centrally located Zhejiang Province, It is a famous historical and cultural city listed by the state. Shaoxing City enjoys a long history as early as 6,000 years ago and was the capital of ancient YueKingdom 2400 years ago.

Situation of Shaoxing
Shaoxing, like a pearl with simple but elegant light, stands in the line between Hangzhou and Ningbo. Covering an area of 8256 square kilometers, Shaoxing has a population of 4,340,000. The city proper is 339 square kilometers with a population of 640,000. Two counties, three county-level cities and a district compose the whole of Shaoxing prefecture.

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Weather & Temperature of Shaoxing
Shaoxing has warm and moist weather with four distinct seasons. The average annual temperature is 16.5 C (61.7F). Shaoxing has heavy rainfall through two rainy seasons: one during March to June and the other during September. In the rainy seasons, humidity is high and feels humid and hot. During April and May, although still in the rainy season, the temperature is comfortable.

Culture of Shaoxing
Numerous accomplished scholars or figures were born or lived here such as Yu the Great in the far ancient China and the famous writer Lu Xun in modern times. This city thus boasts the title of 'City of Personages.' It was also the seat of the ancient Yue Kingdom during the Spring and Autumn Period (770 BC-476 BC) and quite prosperous during that time.
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Travel in Shaoxing
With a history of thousands of years, Shaoxing is renowned for the abundant tourism resources including cultural relics like the Yu the Great Mausoleum and many residences of famous figures in Chinese history. In fact, Shaoxing is recognized as one of the Famous Historical and Cultural Cities in China. Moreover, as a city to the south of the Yangtze Delta, the natural scenery in Shaoxing is totally charming and varied with an intriguing landscape of numerous green hills and clean waters.

Shaoxing Food
As an important branch of Zhejiang Cuisine, Shaoxing dishes are famous for their rural style in ingredients, such as duck fed with vinasse-the sweet residue of the distillery process- and the pollution-free local chickens. Owing to this raw material, Shaoxing dishes serve up a fresh taste teeming with nutrition.
Shaoxing is fast to Hangzhou, Shanghai, and Ningbo through Shanghai-Hangzhou-Ningbo Expressway or Shanghai-Hangzhou-Ningbo Railway. Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal also runs across the city. - Just to explore the Shaoxing for yourself! offers online information on Shaoxing Travel Guide and More City Guide of China. Keep browsing our site for more information on China.

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