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Wuxi is a city in southern Jiangsu province, China. The city borders two other large cities, Changzhou to the west and Suzhou to the east, and borders Zhejiang Province as well in the south. It also covers a coastline of the Yangtze River in the north and two separate coasts of Lake Tai; for this, it has been called the “Pearl of Lake Tai” (太湖明珠).[1][2]

Wuxi is noted for its modern industry and commerce, along with its resorts around Lake Tai. Notable locations within Wuxi include Jichang Garden and Yuantouzhu.

Wuxi is a famous historical and cultural city of China, with neighbouring Suzhou having once been the capital of Wu. It has been a land of fish and rice since ancient times. It was also one of the first batch of tourist destinations evaluated by the People’s Republic of China and the National Tourism Administration in 1998. As early as 1981, Wuxi was listed as one of fifteen core economic centers in the country. Wuxi has been home to several notable individuals, including Gu Kaizhi, Ni Zan, Chi’en Mu, and Qian Zhongshu.

Administration

The prefecture-level city of Wuxi administers seven county-level divisions, including 5 districts and 2 county-level cities.

These districts are sub-divided into 73 township-level divisions, including 59 towns and 24 subdistricts.

City Proper

  • Liangxi District

Suburban

  • Xishan District
  • Huishan District – The H-City
  • Binhu District
  • Xinwu District

Satellite cities (County-level cities)

  • Jiangyin City – The J-City
  • Yixing City

Education

  1. Jiangnan University
  2. Taihu University of Wuxi (无锡太湖学院; Wúxī Tàihú Xuéyuàn)

Hospitals

  1. The First People’s Hospital of Wuxi
  2. The Second People’s Hospital of Wuxi
  3. The Third People’s Hospital of Wuxi
  4. The Fourth People’s Hospital of Wuxi (Affiliated Hospital of Jiangnan University)
  5. The Fifth People’s Hospital of Wuxi

Trivia

Links and References

  1. "国家发展改革委关于印发长江三角洲地区区域规划的通知". web.archive.org. 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2019-06-11.
  2. "Wayback Machine". web.archive.org. 2014-11-29. Retrieved 2019-06-11.
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