Favorable Location
2014年05月12日 14:24

Geographic advantage of Changzhou

• Changzhou is located in the heart of the YRD. 160 km from Shanghai and 110 km from Nanjing. Changzhou has an area of 4,375 k㎡ and comprises five urban districts and two suburban county-level cities.

 

• Changzhou has six expressways. And it is one of the few stops on the Shanghai-Nanjing intercity express railway and the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway (service from 2012). After completion, it will take only half an hour from Changzhou to Shanghai and four hours to Beijing.

• Changzhou Airport has more than 20 routes connecting to major cities in China. Changzhou International Cargo Transportation Airport is under construction.

• Changzhou Yangtze River Port is a National Category A port, with five 10,000-ton berths and one petrochemicals berth. Nine 50,000-ton berths will be completed by 2012.

The climate is mild

• Changzhou is a temperate city with four distinct seasons and ample sunshine and rainfall. Annual rainfall is 1,117 mm, with an average humidity of 78 percent. The mean temperature is 4.4℃ in January and 29.0℃ in July.

Living environment

• The residential population of Changzhou was 4.45 million at the end of 2009.

• In 2009, the green coverage rate of the city reached 38.2 percent. Changzhou Municipal Government plans to increase the city green coverage rate to more than 45 percent by 2012.

• At the end of 2009, the city had 155 bus lines (including a Bus Rapid Transit system), and there are 2,142 taxis.

Source: Changzhou Municipal Statistics Bureau

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