Wuxi lies to the north of Thai Lake, in
Jiangsu province. It is one of the important industrial
areas in China. It is 4650 square kilometers in area
and the population is 4240000.
Wuxi is in the plain area, the southern
part of it is hilly areas, and there are a lot of rivers
and lakes. It belongs to monsoon climate of inferior
torrid zone. The annual temperature is 15.5, the annual
precipitation is 1100mm, and the blank frost period
can last 239 days. In Wuxi, the water and soil resources
are abundant, and also, there are some other mineral
resources, such as marble and lime stone.
The county industry in Wuxi is the most
developing area in China. Wuxi is the main center of
cotton textiles and one of the important bases of machine
and electron industry. The pottery production of Yixing
is famous both in China and abroad. Dingshu Town is
the main producing area and it is called the city of
pottery. The agriculture is developing, there is rice,
fresh-water fish, cocoon, fruits and so on. It is the
famous land of fish and rice in our country.
Wuxi is one of the important hubs of water
transport and land transport in Jiangnan area. The railway,
inland water transport and highway are developed. Also
the airplanes here can take you to Beijing and some
other cities. Thai Lake scenery area that crosses Wuxi
and Suzhou is one of the important places of interest
in China. Thai Lake is the third biggest fresh lake
in China, there are many islands in the lake, and the
scene is very beautiful. In addition, there are some
other places of interest, such as Yunv Pool in Yixing,
Dongpo Hall, Xingguo Tower in Jiangyin, Xuxiake memorial
hall and so on.