Like other cities in China, Wuxi has lots of canals converging in many points, both new and old canals witness frequent ferry traffic. Wuxi itself is on an alluvial plain of deep sedimentary deposits cut between limestone foothills, making it one of the sources for "scholar's rocks", the ...
Ancient cultures began to inhabit the Wuxi region as early as 6,000 years ago. Majiaban, Chongze, and Liangzu cultures settled and traded in this area. At the end of the Shang Dynasty, the eldest son of King Tai of the Zhou Dynasty settled down in Wuxi and was regarded as ruler of the sovereign by t ...
Wuxi is conveniently located along the Beijing-Shanghai rail line and the Great Canal converges into the city. This makes the city accessible by many other ways of transport towards the other major cities in China. In fact, there are a number of international airports in neighboring cities s ...
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Population: 5.99 million people with 1.37 million non-permanent residents. Currency: Yuan (Renminbi/RMB) Language: Wuxi Dialect, on which Mandarin Chinese is based on. Time Zone: China Standard Time (UTC+8) Postal Code: 214000 to 214446 Phone Area Code: Internal dialing code is 0510 while international telephone calling code is +0086-510. Emergency Numbers Police: 110 Fire: 119 Weather: 121 Municipal First-Aid Center: 120 Tourists Complain ...