Hangzhou belongs to the southern region of China. The geographic dividing line between north and south in my country is bounded by the Qinling Mountains-Huaihe River. Hangzhou is in the south of this dividing line, so it belongs to the south.
Hangzhou is a famous tourist city in China, where the scenery is charming and has many cultural landscapes, which attracts a large number of tourists every year. So does Hangzhou belong to the south or the north? Let’s get to know it together.
Hangzhou is located in the south wing of the Yangtze River Delta, the west end of Hangzhou Bay, the lower reaches of Qiantang River, and the south end of the Beijing Hangzhou Grand Canal. It is an important city in the Yangtze River Delta.
Hangzhou, called Lin’an in ancient times, is the capital of Zhejiang Province, the core city of Hangzhou metropolitan circle, the economic, cultural, science and education center of Zhejiang Province, and one of the central cities of the Yangtze River Delta.
There are numerous cultural monuments in Hangzhou. The West Lake of Hangzhou has numerous natural and cultural landscape relics, among which the representative ones are: West Lake culture, Liangzhu culture, silk culture, tea culture, etc.
Hangzhou has a history of more than 2,000 years since it was established as a county government in the Qin Dynasty. It was once the capital of the Wuyue Kingdom and the Southern Song Dynasty. Because of its beautiful scenery, Hangzhou has won the reputation of “paradise on earth”.
Hangzhou has a natural environment where rivers, lakes, rivers and mountains blend with each other. Hills and mountains account for 60% of the city’s total area, plains account for 26%, rivers, rivers, lakes, and reservoirs account for 8%, and the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal and Qiantang River pass through the city.