Hangzhou is the capital and the most populous city of Zhejiang Province in east china and located at the head of Hangzhou bay which separates Shanghai and Ningbo. According to a study Hangzhou is ranked first among Chinese cities of opportunity and the most beautiful city in china. Hangzhou was awarded for 2022 Asian games and will be the third city in china to host the Asian games. Hangzhou is home to the ecommerce giant Alibabaand an emerging technology hub, which also hosted the 11th G20 summit in 2016. Hangzhou is known for its historical sites, natural beauty and cultural heritage and tourism plays an important role in the economy of Hangzhou.
Hangzhou experiences a humid subtropical climate with long, hot and humid summers and chilly, cloudy and drier winters. Hangzhou is a diverse city with many industries like light industry, agriculture and textiles. The city ranked 89 in the Global Financial Centres Index 2018 for its development in financial sectors. Hangzhou is a developing city with many new industries including medicine, information technology, fine chemicals, chemical fibre and food processing.
The most popular attractions in Hangzhou is West lake which is a UNESCO world heritage site, covering a total area of 3,323 ha (8,210 acres) and includes most notable and scenic places of Hangzhou.
The city has the longest canal (1776 Kms) which connects the city to Beijing