A reservoir in Wucheng district. [Photo/wuch.gov.cn]
Located in the midwestern part of East China's Zhejiang province, Wucheng district has a total area of 1,391 square kilometers. Its population reached 479,117, according to the seventh population census conducted in 2020. There are people from over 30 ethnic groups in the district – including the She, a resident ethnic group.
Over the course of more than 1,800 years of recorded history, Wucheng has become an impressive repository of culture. There are for example the remains of one of the earliest city walls, the Ba Yong Building, where poetess Li Qingzhao recited her celebrated verse, as well as other cultural treasures.
Having lush mountains and clear waters, Wucheng is a popular holiday resort. The district has a subtropical monsoon climate with four distinct seasons and a moderate temperature, making it a very suitable place for living and travel.
In recent years, Wucheng's rural tourism has become more and more popular. At present, there are eight provincial characteristic tourist spots and nearly 2,000 homestay beds in the district.
Known for its abundant flowers in the south of the Yangtze River, Wucheng district has successively held several flower festivals since 2009. The district is also making great efforts to create a characteristic tourism brand.