Jinhua City is located in the middle of Zhejiang Province with a developed economy and convenient transportation. The city covers an area of 10,900 square kilometers with a population of 4.47 million.
In the development of Chinese culture, Jinhua City has a very important position, it has been established as city for more than 1700 years, and it is one of the famous historical and cultural cities in China. Many important and famous statesmen, medical experts, militarists, scientists, poets and historians were born in Jinhua. For example, the two famous beauties in Chinese history called “Da Qiao” and “Xiao Qiao” were both born in Jinhua. Jinhua City itself as well as its belonged counties has a lot of famous good names, such as “ Hometown of Chinese Culture”, “Hometown of Chinese Talents”, “Hometown of Chinese Folk Arts and Crafts”, “Hometown of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy”, “Hometown of Chinese Hardware” and “Hometown of Chinese construction”, which is rarely in the whole country.
Jinhua City with its fertile soil is rich in good quality and cheap pork, beef, mutton and all kinds of sea food, it’s once called “Barn of China”. “Jinhua Ham” is of the three far-famed hams both at home and abroad. Jinhua is also called “Hometown of Fruits”, so the city tops the average owned fruit quantity in China.
Jinhua City is beautiful and has a picturesque scenery, a lot of famous scenic spots and historic sites. It is also called “Hometown of Flowers” and “National Tourism and Cultural City”. There are many domestic and abroad famous scenic spots, such as northern suburb located Double Dragon national scenic spot, “Underground Long River” in Lanxi and Yongkang Fangyan Rock scenic spot. The annual holding international camellia conference is especially attractive. During that time thousands of visitors and international guests will be there and the influence has been throughout the world. It is only 2-3 hours away by car from Jinhua to Shanghai, Hangzhou and some national scenic spots like Huang Shan and Thousands Islands.
With the latest economic market development in China, the Small Commodities Market in Yiwu, Jinhua City and the Chinese Hardware Market in Yongkang, Jinhua City are all world-famous. Yongkang has been domestic famous as “Hometown of Hardware” in Chinese history for a long time, and now it has established the biggest hardware products trading market in China and has a high reputation both at home and abroad markets. While Yiwu Chinese Small Commodities Market covers an area of over 1 million square meters and has more than 40,000 stalls, there are more than 320,000 kinds of commodities, which belong to the 1,502 categories in 34 industries. The daily throughput goods will amount to nearly 1 million tons. It is the biggest small commodities circulating and exhibition center in China. Therefore, Yiwu is called “the gateway for Asian trading”. Currently, the arts, ornaments, toys, hardware, the knitting clothes and so on in the market are continuously sale into the South-east Asian countries. At the same time it is very popular in European and American countries. There are nearly 100,000 businessmen from more than 180 countries and regions to Yiwu for goods stocking. Yiwu Small Commodities Market plans to build the biggest worldwide supermarket and international shopping center, in the initial stages it will establish its position of international small commodities circulating center, producing center and research & exploit center.
Furthermore, Jinhua City is developed in the fields of restaurants management, tourism, culture and education, public health service and sanitation as well as the press and publication business.
It is very mild and with a definite four-season division, the annual average temperature will be about 17.3 centigrade degree.