Shijiazhuang is located in south-central Hebei, and is part of the Bohai Economic Rim. The latitude of the prefecture ranges from 37° 27' to 38° 47' N, the longitude 113° 30' to 115° 20' E. At its greatest, the prefecture is 148 kilometres (92 mi) long from south to north and 17 ...
Shijiazhuang got its name in 1925. Then the city, together with Xiumen Village, combined to form a new city called Shimen, which was abolished in 1928 because it did not match with the regulations on establishing city. However, Shimen was reestablished as a city in 1939, thanks to its strategic loca ...
In 2001, the city received approval from the World Bank for a US$100 million loan for the Shijiazhuang Urban Transport Project, which was designed to foster the development of an efficient and environmentally sustainable urban transport system while providing a wider set of travel choices for users. ...
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