Changxing is located in Zhejiang Province. It has a total area of 1,430 square kilometers and a population of 620,000 inhabitants. It is located in the northern part of Zhejiang Province, near the border with Jiangsu, Anhui, and Shanghai and serves as an important transportation city.
Changxing, founded in the third year of the Taikang reign in the Jin Dynasty, has an extensive history of over 1,700 years. It has rich resources and a long cultural heritage and cherishes its fame as ‘the kingdom of fish and rice’, ‘the home of silk’, ‘the land of culture’ and ‘the prestigious county in the southeast’.
The site of the Jiangsu-Zhejiang Military Region of the New Fourth Army and the rock inscriptions in the village of Guzhu from the time of the Tang dynasty have been on the list of monuments of the People’s Republic of China since 2001 and 2006.