Map of Zhejiang Province | Political, Geography, And Transportation Map

Zhejiang Province is located at the Yangtze River Delta area in southeast China. It is one of the smallest province-level political units of China, but it is also one of the most densely populated and affluent. Map of Zhejiang Province covers an area of over 102,000 km2 [39,382 mile2]. The population of Zhejiang stands at 57 million, the 10th highest among China. The capital city of Zhejiang Province is Hangzhou. Zhejiang consists of 90 counties (incl. county-level cities and districts).

Zhejiang Facts

Administration Type: Province
Capital: Hangzhou
Location: 27°12′ to 31°31′ N, 118 to 123° E
Climate: subtropical monsoon climate
Temperature: 15~18°C (annual average), 33~43°C (extreme maximum), -2.2~ -17.4°C (extreme minimum)
Annual Rainfall: 980~2,000 millimeters
Area: 102,000 km2 [39,382 mile2]
Population (2019): 58,500,000
Provincial Tree: camphor tree
Provincial Flower: orchid

Political Map of Zhejiang Province

Zhejiang Province is located in the coastal area of southeast China. Political Map of Zhejiang Province shares borders with the East China Sea to the east, by the provinces of Fujian to the south, Jiangxi to the southwest, Anhui to the west, and Jiangsu to the north, and by Shanghai municipality to the northeast. The provincial capital and largest city is Hangzhou. Hangzhou is an old and interesting city. It served as the capital of China during the Southern Song dynasty when the north was overrun by the Jin dynasty and then the Mongols.

Geography Map of Zhejiang Province

Zhejiang’s terrain gradually descends from southwest to the northeast, with low hills taking up most part of its total area. Major mountains are Mt. Xianxia Ling, Mt. Yandang Shan, Mt. Kuocang Shan, Mt. Tiantai Shan, Mt. Tianmu Shan, and Mt. Huiji Shan. Major rivers are the Qiantang River in the north and the Qu River in the south.

The region enjoys distinct seasons due to its subtropical geographic location. Every year, there is a rainy period from May to June. Sometimes from August to October typhoons attack this region. The average annual rainfall is 1,600 millimeters. The average annual temperature is around 15 to 19 °C (59 to 66 °F), average January temperature is around 2 to 8 °C (36 to 46 °F) and average July temperature is around 27 to 30 °C (81 to 86 °F).

Transportation Map of Zhejiang Province

The rivers play an important role in the province’s transport. The Shanghai-Hangzhou railway is another important trunk line, connecting Zhejiang with eastern and northern China. Several cities in the province have airports with service to domestic destinations; those at Hangzhou, Ningbo, and Wenzhou also handle international flights.

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