The article was last updated in June 2022.
Yuecheng district [Photo provided to enshaoxing.com]
Yuecheng district, the location of the Shaoxing municipal government, is the city's political and cultural center. The core zone of Zhejiang's Great Bay Area, it is located on the southern bank of Hangzhou Bay lying against the Kuaiji Mountain.
It boasts convenient transportation which is adjacent to Shanghai and Ningbo ports. It takes less than one hour to drive to Hangzhou International Airport and Ningbo Lishe International Airport. The high-speed railway station Shaoxing North Station is located in the district. Subway lines one and two are expected to open by the end of 2021 and to link Yuecheng district to Hangzhou city.
Ancient waterway in Yuecheng district [Photo provided to enshaoxing.com]
After merging with the Paojiang development zone, the coverage of new Yecheng district extends to 493 square kilometers. It has five towns, 11 sub-districts, 292 villages and 102 communities under its administration. One of China's famous historical and cultural cities, it is also home to Kuaiji Mountain National Forest Park and Jianhu National Wetland Park. In recent years, the district has performed outstandingly in many fields, including education, intellectual property protection, social security and high-tech industry support.
Yuecheng ancient city covered with heavy snow in Yuecheng district. [Photo provided to enshaoxing.com]