Basic facts about Tongxiang
Many people quote the old Chinese saying “There is a paradise in heaven, while there is Suzhou and Hangzhou on earth” to describe the beauty of Suzhou and Hangzhou, and Tongxiang sits between the two cities.
Located inland of the Hangzhou-JiaxingHuzhou Plain, it takes only an hour to drive from Tongxiang to Shanghai, Hangzhou or Suzhou.
Consisting of eight townships and three sub-districts, Tongxiang covers a total area of 727 square kilometers, with 839,200 permanent residents.
Its GDP reached 80.3 billion yuan ($11.7 billion, 10.1 billion euros, £5.9 billion) last year.