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Yangzhou


Yangzhou Daming Temple
Slender West Lake, Yangzhou
Yangzhou City China
Yangzhou China

Lying in central Jiangsu Province, the city of Yangzhou has the Changjiang River to the south, the Huaihe River to the north, and the Grand Canal flowing through its urban area. Built 2,480 years ago, Yangzhou was once the economic and cultural center of areas between the Changjiang and Huaihe river valleys and an important port for the earliest trade and contacts between China and the rest of the world. The ancestors of people in Yangzhou created a splendid culture and left behind them a large number of historical relics and sites, making it a wellknown tourist city in China. These include the Lesser West Lake, Hongqiao Bridge, the Mist and Rain Tower, the Ershisi Bridge, and Huhu Humble Cottage.

Climatic Features: subtropical monsoon climate with humid changeable wind; longer winters for about 4 months, summers 3 months and shorter springs and autumns, 2 months respectively; frost-free period of 222 days and annual average sunshine of 2176.7 hours

Average Temperature: 15C annually; the hottest in July of 27.6C and the coldest in January of 1.7C; maximum temperature of 39.8C and minimum - 19C
Rainfall: annual average of 1030mm; rainny season from the middle of June to that of July

Rivers: the Yangtze River; Jinghang Canal; Baoshe River, Datong River, Beichengzi River, Tongyang Canal; Xintongyang Canal; Baima Lake, Baoying Lake, Gaoyou Lake, Shaobo Lake.

Yangzhou Attractions
Yangzhou
Daming Temple
Geyuan Garden
Heyuan Garden
Slender West Lake
 
 
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