Situated on the northern shore of Lake Taihu
(Third largest fresh water lake in China), Wuxi locates
on the southern border of Jiangsu Province, about 128
kms northwest of Shanghai. With an area of 4,785 square
kilometers, Wuxi borders Suzhou to the east, Zhejiang
Province to the south and Changzhou to the west. The
total population is about 4.578 million.
Located nearby Yangtze River and ancient
Grand Canal, Wuxi has been a port city with he busiest
rice and cloth market in China before 19th century.
Nowadays, Wuxi has already become one of the China's
top 50 cities with its rapidly developing industry.
Known as the 'the Pearl of Tai Lake', Wuxi
has a really long and rich history. It has been the
economic and politic center south of Yangtze River since
Spring and Autumn Period (770 BC-476 BC). Lots of outstanding
people rose from here, leaving many related historical
and cultural relics hidden among the charming natural
beauty. On the other hand, Wuxi also has a nicely-developed
urban area with tidy, clean cityscape and convenient