Suzhou Fact Sheet
Suzhou in Chinese Pinyin: Sūzhōu
Suzhou in simple Chinese: 苏州
Suzhou is located in the central part of Yangtze River Delta Region and is adjacent to Shanghai and Wuxi.
Area: 8,488 square kilometers
Coordinates: 31°18'N, 120°36' E
Population: 10.47 million (2010)
Area Code: 0512
Zip Code: 215000
City Flower: Osmanthus
City Tree: Camphor laurel
Language: Suzhou Dialect
Main Rivers: Grand Canal
Suzhou administers 6 districts and 5 county-level cities:
Gusu District, Xiangcheng District, Wuzhong District, Huqiu District, Wujiang District and International development industry District.
◎5 County-level Cities
Changshu City, Kunshan City, Zhangjiagang City and Taicang City.
Suzhou doesn't have a passenger airport at present. Visitors who want to reach Suzhou by air can firstly fly to the airports of nearby Shanghai. There are two international airports in Shanghai that is Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport and Shanghai Pudong International Airport; both of them are used frequently by domestic and international visitors.
Suzhou Station, Suzhou North Station, Suzhou Industrial Park Station and Suzhou Xinqu Station.
Suzhou South Bus Station, Suzhou North Bus Station and Suzhou West Bus Station.
Humble Administrator’s Garden, Zhouzhuang Water Town, Lingering Garden, Garden of the Master of Nets, Canglang Pavilion, Lion Grove Garden, Tiger Hill Park, Suzhou Silk Museum, Tongli Water Town, Pan Gate, Hanshan Temple, etc.
Suzhou Museum, Suzhou Garden Museum, Suzhou Inscriptions Museum, Suzhou Silk Musuem, Suzhou Coins Museum, Kunqu Opera Museum, Suzhou Art & Crafts Museum, Xiao Fangfang Performing Arts Museum
Colleges and Universities
Suzhou University of Science and Technology
Wenzheng College of Suzhou University
Tianping College of Suzhou University of Science and Technology
The climate in Suzhou is subtropical monsoon climate, its average annual rainfall is 1100 mm and annual average temperature is 15.7℃.
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Special Local Products
Spring Tea, Zhenhu Tributing Tea, Silk Products, Suzhou Embroidery, Su Fan, etc.
Squirrel-Shaped Mandarin Fish, Crab Meat and Sinew, Cherry Flesh, Zongzi Sugar, The Peacock Dumpling, Meat sauce, etc.