Suzhou or Su is called "East Venice of the World”because it is crisscrossed by rivers and lakes and is at the center of the Yangtze Delta. This area covers at least 8.27% of the province where downtown covers 329 square kilometers wherein 74 square kilometers is the new distri ...
In the Shang Dynasty, about 2,500 years ago, local settlers Gou Wu tribes inhabited the area which is one of the most ancient towns in the Yangtze Basin. This is now the modern city of Suzhou. The town took several names one of which was the Great City of Helu as named by Wu Zixu, the prime minister ...
Suzhou as a historic city is a well-liked tourist destination. It is easily accessible by road, train, and air. Being situated along the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, it is easily reached through waterway transportation. Highways and railways are well-developed with frequent routes and local ...
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Population: 9.2 million people with 2.956 million non-permanent residents Currency: Yuan/RMB (Renminbi) Language: Suzhou Dialect Time Zone: China Standard Time (UTC+8) Postal Code: 215002 Useful Numbers Tourist Complaints: 65223377 Consumer Complaints: 12315 Telephone Directory Assistance: 114 Weather Forecast: 96121 Phone Area Code Internal dialing code: 0512 International telephone calling code: +00 ...