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Introduction:“Town of Tangerine in China”—Huangyan at the central part of the golden coastline of Zhejiang and at the south of Shanghai Economic Zone lies at 120°16’ east longitude and 28°40’ nor..

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Huangyan Introduction

“Town of Tangerine in China”—Huangyan at the central part of the golden coastline of Zhejiang and at the south of Shanghai Economic Zone lies at 120°16’ east longitude and 28°40’ north latitude, with the monsoon climate of subtropical zone, the annual average temperature of 17ºC, annual average railfall of 1,676mm, the controlled area of 988 square kilometers and a population of 567,000.

Huangyan enjoys a long history. During the Neolithic Age human being began its proliferation here. In the 2nd year of Tangshangyua(A.D.675) Yongning County was established here and in the reign of Tianshou(A.D.690) renamed Huangyan County until now. In 1989, it was calssified as a city by canceling its county level and in 1994 it was established as o­ne of the main city districts by canceling its city level.

With the name of “Little Zhoulu", Huangyan is developed in science and education, numerous in talents, simple in folk customs and stable in society. Its natural landscapes, relics and scenic spots constitute a distinctive gorgeous painting of kangerine town.

Abounding in produce, it serves as a county of per-mu grain output across “Outlines” and beyond “Double Outlines” in China, world-famous for its Huangyan tangerine. Since reform and opening to the outside world, Huangyan has developed into a top industrial county(city and district) from a top agricultural county, which has entered the line of “100 Top Counties(Cities)of the Country in Rural Comprehensive Power” twice and won the ranks of “Star County(City) of China” and “Well-to-do County(City)of Zhejiang Province”. Its GDP and total financial revenue are listed at the front line of the country.

With advantageous environment, Huangyan has preliminarily built up its traffic system of sea, land and air. Huangyan Airport acts as the first civil airport of county level in the country. Complete in infrastructure such as communication, power supply and water supply, it is experiencing the profound changes in its urban outlook.

Huangyan enjoys its glorious past as well as its brilliant future.

Huangyan Traffic

Huangyan Airport has put into operation 10 air lines to Beijing, Shanghai, Wuhan, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and other cities, with the clearance passenger rate and clearance transport rate separately being at the 2nd and 1st places of the airports in East China; Haimen Harbor, 17 kilometers away from the city proper, has the passenger-cargo liners directly leading to various harbors of the country. And Huangyan stands 2 hours’ vehicle distance o­nly from Ningbo Harbor and 5 hours’ vehicle distance away from Shanghai Harbor; No. 104 National Highway, Yongtaiwen Expressway and many high-grade highways run through Huangyan and here everyday there are the coaches to dozens of cities of the country such as Shenyang, Xi’an, Shenzhen and other cities. It has formed its own three-dimensional traffic network of sea, land and air.

Taxi: the basic charge is 5 yuan within 1.5 kms, 1.8 yuan per km for the exceeding.

Huangyan high-speed car schedule: 96015830333

Huangyan Taxi Management Center Tel: 0576-84260055

Huangyan passenger transport Inquiry: 0576-84017061

Huangyan Bus Company Tel: 0576-84017083

Huangyan rural and urban bus companies Tel: 0576-84231737

Huang Yan long-distance transport inquiry Tel: 0576-86046666

Huang Yan long-distance transport booking Tel: 0576-86981111

Huangyan Airport Tel: 0576-2512922, 2512911

Huangyan Tourism Bureau Tel: 0576-4286488

Huangyan Festivals

The Spring Festival is the most important festival for the Chinese people and is when all family members get together, just like Christmas in the West. All people living away from home go back, becoming the busiest time for transportation systems of about half a month from the Spring Festival. Airports, railway stations and long-distance bus stations are crowded with home returnees.
The Spring Festival falls o­n the 1st day of the 1st lunar month, often o­ne month later than the Gregorian calendar. It originated in the Shang Dynasty (c. 1600 BC-c. 1100 BC) from the people's sacrifice to gods and ancestors at the end of an old year and the beginning of a new o­ne.
Strictly speaking, the Spring Festival starts every year in the early days of the 12th lunar month and will last till the mid 1st lunar month of the next year. Of them, the most important days are Spring Festival Eve and the first three days. The Chinese government now stipulates people have seven days off for the Chinese Lunar New Year.

Dragon boat festival
Date: 5th day of the 5th lunar month
Place: Nationwide
Activities: Dragon Boat races and eating of tzungtzu (pyramid-shaped rice wrapped in reed or bamboo leaves).
Remarks: The Chinese Dragon Boat Festival has the longest history of any of the festivals celebrated in China. Dragon boat races are held to the sounds of thunderous drumbeats. Racing teams row vigorously, sprinting forward to reach the finish line.
In Chinese tradition, the dragon boats attempt to rescue the patriotic poet, Chu Yuan. Chu Yuan drowned himself because his king would not take his advice. As a result, his kingdom was conquered. Chu Yuan drowned himself o­n the fifth day of the fifth month in 277 B.C. To save his body, people fed the fish cooked rice. They rowed boats and threw bamboo leaved filled with cooked rice into the water. Later, the custom of eating tzungtzu and rice dumplings became part of the festival.

Huangyan Service Telephones

Taizhou City Tourism Bureau Tel: 0576-88535773

Taizhou City tourist complaints Tel: 0576-88535755, 96118

Zhejiang Provincial Tourism Bureau Tel: 0571-85119517, Supervising Tel: 0571-5155668 Huangyan telecommunication office customer service hotline: 84111234

Huangyan telephone number inquiry: 114

Huangyan telecommunications business consulting: 10000

Huangyan the straight-line Information: 84112345

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