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Zhejiang Travel Map by ShanghaiNet
Zhejiang Travel Map by ShanghaiNet

Zhejiang Province is located on the southeast coast of China, in the southern part of the Yangtze River Delta.

Zhejiang is bordered by the East China Sea to the east, Fujian to the south, Jiangxi and Anhui to the west, and Shanghai and Jiangsu to the north.

1. Hangzhou

Hangzhou is located in East China and the north of Zhejiang Province. Hangzhou is located in the lower reaches of the Qiantang River, the southeast coast, and the southern end of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal.

Hangzhou's famous tourist attractions include West Lake, Leifeng Pagoda, Yue Fei Mausoleum, Three Pools Mirroring the Moon, Su Causeway, Pagoda of Six Harmonies, Song City, Southern Song Imperial Street, Lingyin Temple, Gongchen Bridge, Archaelogical Ruins of Liangzhu City, etc.

Hangzhou has 10 districts, 2 counties and 1 county-level city: Shangcheng District, Gongshu District, West Lake District, Binjiang District, Xiaoshan District, Yuhang District, Linping District, Qiantang District, Fuyang District, Lin'an District, Tonglu County, Chun'an County and Jiande City.

2. Huzhou

Huzhou is located in the north of Zhejiang, at the intersection of Zhejiang, Jiangsu and Anhui provinces. Huzhou is bordered by Jiaxing to the east, Hangzhou to the south, Xuancheng Anhui to the west, Taihu Lake to the north, and Wuxi and Suzhou in Jiangsu across the lake.

Huzhou is a city named after the lake in the area around Taihu Lake, located on the southern shore of Taihu Lake. The main tourist attractions in Huzhou include Huzhou Taihu Lake, Moganshan, Nanxun Ancient Town, Anji, Great Bamboo Sea of China, Xiazhu Lake Wetland, Qiucheng City Ruins, etc.

Huzhou has 2 districts and 3 counties: Wuxing District, Nanxun District, Deqing County, Changxing County and Anji County.

3. Jiaxing

Jiaxing is located in the northeast of Zhejiang Province. Jiaxing is bordered by Hangzhou Bay in the east, Qiantang River in the south, Taihu Lake in the north, Tianmu Lake in the west, and the Grand Canal runs through the territory.

Jiaxing's natural scenery is famous for the coexistence of lakes, rivers, seas and tides. Jiaxing has three 5A-level scenic spots, namely Nanhu Lake, Wuzhen Water Town and Xitang Ancient Town.

Jiaxing has 2 districts, 3 county-level cities and 2 counties: Nanhu District, Xiuzhou District, Haining City, Pinghu City, Tongxiang City, Jiashan County and Haiyan County.

4. Zhoushan

Zhoushan City is located in the northeast of Zhejiang Province, located at the mouth of the Yangtze River and the outer edge of Hangzhou Bay. Zhoushan is bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the east, Xiangshan County to the south, Hangzhou Bay to the west, and Shanghai to the north.

The Zhoushan Archipelago consist of Shengsi Islands, Ma'an Islands, Qiqu Islands, Chuanhu Islands, Zhongjieshan Islands, Langgangshan Islands, Seven Sisters and Eight Sisters Islands, Volcanic Islands and Meishan Islands. The main attractions of Zhoushan City include Putuo Mountain Scenic Area, Shengsi Islands and other national scenic spots.

Zhoushan City has 2 districts and 2 counties: Dinghai District, Putuo District, Daishan County and Shengsi County.

5. Ningbo

Ningbo is located in the northeast of Zhejiang Province. Ningbo is bordered by Zhoushan Islands to the east, Hangzhou Bay to the north, Shaoxing City to the west, and Sanmen Bay to the south.

The main attractions in Ningbo: Baoguo Temple, Tianyi Pavilion, Hangzhou Bay National Wetland Park, Yehejiu Scenic Resort, East Zhejiang Grand Canyon, Fenghua Xikou, Hemudu Site (Yuyao), etc.

Ningbo has 6 districts, 2 counties and 2 county-level cities: Haishu District, Jiangbei District, Zhenhai District, Beilun District, Yinzhou District, Fenghua District, Ninghai County, Xiangshan County, Cixi County and Yuyao City.

6. Shaoxing

Shaoxing is located in the north-central part of Zhejiang Province. Shaoxing is bordered by Ningbo to the east, Taizhou and Jinhua to the south, Hangzhou to the west, and Jiaxing to the north.

Shaoxing's famous cultural monuments include Orchid Pavilion (Lan Ting), Dayu Mausoleum, Shaoxing Luxun Hometown, Shen Garden, Former Residence of Ma Yinchu, Former Residence of Wang Xizhi, He Zhizhang's Former Residence, etc.

Shaoxing has jurisdiction over 3 districts, 1 county and 2 county-level cities: Yuecheng District, Keqiao District, Shangyu District, Xinchang County, Zhuji City and Shengzhou City.

7. Wenzhou

Wenzhou is located in the southeast of Zhejiang Province. Wenzhou is bordered by the East China Sea to the east, Ningde City of Fujian Province to the south, Lishui to the west, and Taizhou to the north.

The main attractions in Wenzhou include Yandang Mountain, Tongling Mountain National Forest Park, Wenzhou Nanxi River Scenic Area, Nanji Island, Jiangxinyu Park, Hometown of Liu Bowen Scenic Area, etc.

Wenzhou has jurisdiction over 4 municipal districts, 5 counties and 3 county-level cities: Lucheng District, Longwan District, Ouhai District, Dongtou District, Yongjia County, Pingyang County, Cangnan County, Wencheng County, Taishun County, Ruian City, Yueqing City and Longgang City.

8. Taizhou

Taizhou is located on the central coast of Zhejiang Province. Taizhou is bordered by the East China Sea to the east, Shaoxing and Ningbo to the north, Wenzhou to the south, and Jinhua and Lishui to the west.

The main attractions in Taizhou include Tiantai Mountain National Scenic Area, Shitang Ancient Town, Xianju Scenic Area, Ningzhen Palace, Fangshan Nansongyan Scenic Area, Changyu Tongtian Scenic Spot, etc.

Taizhou has 3 districts, 3 counties and 3 county-level cities: Jiaojiang District, Huangyan District, Luqiao District, Tiantai County, Xianju County, Sanmen County, Linhai City, Wenling City and Yuhuan City.

9. Jinhua

Jinhua is located in the central part of Zhejiang Province. Jinhua borders Taizhou to the east, Lishui to the south, Quzhou to the west, and Shaoxing and Hangzhou to the north.

The main attractions of Jinhua include Dapanshan National Nature Reserve, Zhuge Bagua Village, Xianyuan Lake Resort, Duke Shi's Palace of the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom, Tianning Buddhist Monastery, Bayong Tower, Wufeng Academy, etc.

Jinhua City has 2 districts, 3 counties, and 4 county-level cities under its jurisdiction: Wucheng District, Jindong District, Wuyi County, Pujiang County, Pan'an County, Lanxi City, Yiwu City, Dongyang City, and Yongkang City.

10. Lishui

Lishui is located in the southwest of Zhejiang Province, at the junction of Zhejiang and Fujian provinces. Lishui borders Wenzhou City to the southeast, Ningde City and Nanping City in Fujian Province to the southwest, Quzhou City to the northwest, Jinhua City to the north, and Taizhou City to the northeast.

The main attractions in Lishui City include Dajun Window of She Village, Dayao Longquan Kilns National Archaeological Site Park, Guyan Huaxiang Scenic Area, Longquan Mountain Scenic Area, Lishui Liandu Dongxi Rock, Jingning Shisi Temple, Lingjiu Temple Pagoda, and so on.

Lishui has 1 district, 7 counties, and 1 county-level city: Liandu District, Qingtian County, Jinyun County, Suichang County, Songyang County, Yunhe County, Qingyuan County, Jingning She Autonomous County, and Longquan City.

11. Quzhou

Quzhou is located in the western part of Zhejiang Province. Quzhou is bordered by Nanping in Fujian to the south, Shangrao and Jingdezhen in Jiangxi to the west, Huangshan in Anhui to the north, and Jinhua, Lishui and Hangzhou to the east.

Quzhou is rich in tourism resources, the main attractions include Qianjiangyuan National Park, Jianglang Mountain, Xiashan Ancient Village, Root Palace Buddhist Cultural Tourism Zone, Tianji Longmen Scenic Area, Sanqu Stone Forest, Nanzong Confucian Temple of Quzhou, Tianning Temple, Ziwei Mountain National Forest Park, Jiulong Lake, etc.

Quzhou City has jurisdiction over 2 districts, 1 county-level city, and 3 counties: Kecheng District, Qujiang District, Jiangshan City, Longyou County, Changshan County, and Kaihua County.