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Wuxi City Map 2011, 2012

 

Wuxi City Map 2011 - Located in the middle of the Yangtze Delta, Taihu Plain southeast of Jiangsu Province, Wuxi is the second largest city in Jiangsu Province, 183 kilometers away from Nanjing, and 128 kilometers from Shanghai. Covering a total area of more than 4,650 square kilometers, it holds a population of 1.32 million. The famous Grand Canal, Jianghang Canal, crosses through this city. Wuxi has earned the reputation of “Lake Tai Pearl” because it is built on the shore of Lake Tai with beautiful sceneries, and also is praised as the “little Shanghai” due to its fast urbanization and booming economy.

In addition to its scenic attractions and role in a regional transport system, the water system supports a flourishing rice agriculture and fisheries. Wuxi was also known in imperial and modern times for its silk textile production, and the nearby town of Yixing is renowned for its “purple-sand” tea-ware pottery.

Wuxi is situated in the south of Jiangsu Province, with Tai Lake and the Yangtze River cutting through it forming the most beautiful natural sceneries in China. The terrain in Wuxi City in mainly flat and plain dotted with low mountains and hills.

The advantageous geographical location helps Wuxi become one of the more and more attractive tourist sites of China with gorgeous natural beauty, and brilliant long history and culture.

 

Wuxi City Map

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