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Overview of Xuzhou
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With a civilization of over 5,000 years, Xuzhou was built 2,600 years ago and is the earliest city in Jiangsu Province.

Xuzhou was one of the nine states of the country over 3,000 years ago.

Xuzhou is the city of Han culture, the hometown of Liu Bang (256-195BC), the first emperor of Western Han Dynasty. The Han Dynasty was divided into Eastern Han and Western Han periods (206BC-189AD) lasting for over 400 years.

During which the enfeoffed kings to Xuzhou left numerous historical heritages, including Han clay figurines, Han stone relief carvings and Han Tombs, which are called "Three Wonders of the Han Dynasty". They are representatives of the Chinese Han culture. 

Location:Northwest of Jiangsu Province

Longtitude and Latitude:The downtown is located in north latitude 34°15′, east longtitude 117°11′

Area: 210 km from east to west, 140 km from north to south, with a total area of 11258 square km

Location in China: East of China

Jurisdiction:Fengxian County, Peixian County, Suining County, Pizhou City, Xinyi City, Tongshan District, Jiawang District, Gulou District, Yunlong District, Quanshan District.

Pinyin:xúzhōu

English:Xuzhou/Hsuchow

Area Code:+86516

City Flower:Grape Myrtle

City Tree:Gingko

Population:The city has a total population of 9.60 million, including 3.064 million of the downtown area.

Area:The city has a total area of 11,258 sq km, including 3,037 sq km of the downtown area.

Source:english.xuzhou.gov.cn   Editor:乙姗姗