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Suzhou City
Suzhou City: 
Jiangsu - Suzhou; 
Profile in Suzhou, Jiangsu Location: situated in the south of Jiangsu Province, in the middle of the Yangtze Delta; in the lower reaches of the Yangtze River and on the shores of Taihu Lake, bordering on Shanghai in the east, Zhejiang Province in the south , Taihu Lake in the west and the Yangtze River in the north; between north latitude 3047' - 3202', east longitude 11955' - 12120'.

Neighboring Areas: Zhejiang, Anhui, Shandong Provinces and Shanghai Municipality

Physical Features: 10 percent is cultivated fields, 30 percent hills, and the rest covered with water, low and smooth terrain with altitude of 4 meters above sea level

Population: 5.71 million
Urban Population: 1.05 million
Area: 8,488 sq km

Nationalities: Han, Hui, and Manchu

History: also known as "Gusu city", having the fame of "Oriental Venice", Suzhou was set up in BC 514; being a city with history of more than 2500 years, it was named Suzhou in A.D.581, Sui dynasty.

Climatic Features: in the north edge of subtropical zone, monsoon maritime climate; mild and humid; with enough sunshine

Average Temperature: annual average temperature 15.7C

Mountains: Mt. Lingyan, Mt. Tianping; Tiger Hill; Mt.Yushan

Rivers: the Yangtze River, Yangcheng Lake, Chenghu Lake; Jinghang canal

Local Highlights: Kunqu Opera, Suzhou Opera and Ballad-sing; silk; handicrafts such as: Suzhou Embroidery, Fans, national musical instruments, scroll mounting, lanterns, mahogany furniture, jade carving, silk tapestry, traditional painting pigments of Jiangenxutang Studio, the New Year's wood-block prints of Taohuamu Studio, etc; Yangcheng Lake huge crab
Travel in Suzhou
Canglang Pavilion ( Blue Wave Pavilion )
Garden of the Master of the Nets
Hanshan Temple ( Cold Mountain Temple)
Humble Administrator's Garden
Lingering Garden
Tiger Hill
Hotel in Suzhou
New City Garden Hotel Suzhou
Suzhou Baodao Garden Hotel
Suzhou Garden View Hotel
Suzhou Gentleman Hotel
Suzhou Zhongshan Hotel
Youngor Central Hotel
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