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Hangzhou (Chinese: 杭州; pinyin: Hángzhōu; is a sub-provincial city located in the Yangtze River Delta in the People's Republic of China, and the capital of Zhejiang (浙江) province. Located 180 kilometres (112 mi) southwest of Shanghai, as of 2004 the entire Hangzhou Region ("shì", 杭州市) or Prefecture-level city had a registered population of 6.4 million people.The urban agglomeration of the Hangzhou metropolitan area (杭州市区) has a resident population of 3.9319 million as of 2003, of which 2.6367 million are permanent residents. There are 1.91 million residents in the six urban core districts.

   

As one of the most renowned and prosperous cities of China for much of the last 1,000 years, Hangzhou is also well-known for its beautiful natural scenery, with the West Lake (Xī Hú, 西湖) as the most well-known location.
Geography and climate

Hangzhou is located in northern Zhejiang province, eastern China, at the southern end of the Grand Canal of China, on the plain of the mid-lower reaches of the Yangtze River (Cháng Jiāng). The prefecture-level region of Hangzhou extends west to the border with the hilly-country Anhui Province, and east to the flat-land near Hangzhou Bay. The city center is built around the eastern and northern sides of the West Lake, just north of the Qiantang River.

  
Hangzhou's climate is Humid Subtropical (Koppen classification Cfa) with four distinctive seasons, characterised by long, very hot, humid summers and short, cool to cold, cloudy and dry winters (with occasional snow). The average annual temperature in Hangzhou is 16.2°C. Hangzhou receives an average annual rainfall of 1450 mm. Hangzhou is affected by the Plum Rains of the Asian Monsoon in June. In late summer (August to September), Hangzhou, along with other cities in Zhejiang province, suffer typhoon storms, but typhoons seldom strike it directly. Generally they make land along the southern coast of Zhejiang, and affect Hangzhou with strong winds and stormy rains.
Chinese sayings
 
A typical Chinese garden's window decoration in Hangzhou"Be born in Suzhou, live in Hangzhou, eat in Guangzhou, die in Liuzhou." (生在苏州, 活在杭州, 吃在广州, 死在柳州)
The meaning here lies in the fact that Suzhou was renowned for its beautiful and highly civilized and educated citizens, Hangzhou for its scenery, Guangzhou for its food, and Liuzhou for its nanmu wood coffins which supposedly halted the decay of the body.
"Heaven Above, Suzhou and Hangzhou below." (上有天堂,下有苏杭)
This phrase has a similar meaning to the English phrases "heaven on Earth" or "God's country".

 
Twin towns — sister cities
Hangzhou is twinned with:

 
 Sayama, Japan, since 1979-02-21
 Boston, United States, since 1982-05-01
 Baguio, Philippines, since 1982-08-13
 Leeds, United Kingdom, since 1988-06-08
 Fukui, Japan, since 1989-11-23
 Yeosu, South Korea, since 1994-11-01
 Nice, France, since 1998-03-30
 Paramaribo, Suriname, since 1998-05-23
 Budapest, Hungary, since 1999-08-09
 Beit Shemesh, Israel, since 2000-03-12
 

 Agadir, Morocco, since 2000-06-29
 Curitiba, Brazil, since 2001-09-19
 Kazan, Russia, since 2003-10-16
 Cape Town, South Africa, since 2005-04-18
 Oviedo, Spain, since 2006-05-12
 Pisa, Italy, since 2008-10-17
 Cancún, Mexico, since 2008-10-17
 Indianapolis, United States, since 2008-12-05
 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, since 2009-03-05
 Dresden, Germany, since 2009
 

Attractions:

                                                     
   Spring Dawn at Su Causeway                  Lotus in the Breeze at Crooked Courtyard             Autumn Moon over the Calm Lake

                                                   
  Melting Snow at Broken Bridge                          Orioles singing in the willows                               Viewing Fish at flower harbor
                                                    
  Sunset glow at Leifeng pagoda                            Twin peaks piercing Clouds                                 Evening bell at Nanping hill
   
  Three pools mirroring the moon
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