Changxing County

Changxing  (simplified Chinese: 长兴县; traditional Chinese: 長興縣; pinyin: Chángxīng Xiàn) is a county of the prefecture-level city of Huzhou, in the northwest of Zhejiang province, China. Situated on the southwest shore of Lake Tai, it borders the provinces of Jiangsu to the north and Anhui to the west.



Location of the seat in Zhejiang
Coordinates: 31°01′37″N 119°54′40″E
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Prefecture-level cityHuzhou
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Since 2004, Changxing has had a Twin City (County) relationship with Kalmar County in Sweden.

It has a total area of 1,430 km2 (550 sq mi) and a population of 620,000 inhabitants. Changxing, established in the third year of Taikang's reign (Jin wu di)(282 AD) in the Jin Dynasty, has an extensive history of over 1,700 years. It has rich resources and long cultural heritage, and cherishes its fame as “the realm of fish and rice”, “the home of silk”, “the land of culture”, and “the distinguished county in the southeast”.

The Changhsingian Age of the Permian Period of geological time is named after Changxing. The stage was named for the Changhsing Limestone.



The largest industries in Changxing county are new pattern weaving, machine building and electronic, IT, and biopharmaceuticals. Some notable companies in the county include Hisense air conditioner, Changsheng Group, Zhejiang Changtong, Kingsafe, Top Mondial, and Ju'nen Balance Drink.[1]


  1. "Changxing Economic Development Zone". Retrieved 2019-04-19.
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