Jiashan County

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Jiashan

嘉善县

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Jiashan is located in China
Jiashan
Jiashan
Location of the seat in Zhejiang
Coordinates: 30°49′52″N 120°55′34″E / 30.831°N 120.926°E / 30.831; 120.926Coordinates: 30°49′52″N 120°55′34″E / 30.831°N 120.926°E / 30.831; 120.926
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceZhejiang
Prefecture-level cityJiaxing
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Jiashan County (simplified Chinese: 嘉善县; traditional Chinese: 嘉善縣; pinyin: Jiāshàn Xiàn) is a county in the north of Zhejiang Province, bordering Shanghai to the northeast and Jiangsu province to the north. It is administered by the prefecture-level city of Jiaxing. Jiashan is nicknamed "The Land of Fish and Rice", and is 80 km (50 mi) southwest of central Shanghai, 95 km (59 mi) east of Hangzhou, and 90 km (56 mi) south of Suzhou. The county seat is located on 126 People Avenue, Weitang Town. The second campus of Sanda University, known as Guangbiao Institute, is in Jiashan County.

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