Huzhou City is located on the southern bank of Taihu Lake and was named after the vast lake. Huzhou City boasts a long history of 2,300 years, colorful culture, and rich natural resources. As the cradle of silk, writing brush, tea, celadon and wine, Huzhou has long enjoyed the fame of "home of silk and land of culture". Now Huzhou Municipality has jurisdiction over Wuxing, Nanxun two districts and Deqing, Changxing, Anji three counties, covering an area of 5,820 km² with a population of 2.65 million.
Located in the center of metropolitan area of Yangtze River Delta, China's most prosperous city agglomeration, Huzhou is an important hub city. Huzhou is served by four major expressways, three high speed railways, and the Chang-Hu-Shen waterway, enjoying very easy access.
There are five state level development zone and seven province level development zone in Huzhou. Huzhou City gives priority to develop the four leading industries - information economy, high-end equipment manufacturing,