An’Hui, Yongqiao District and Shu Daxia signed the contract successfully!
Yongqiao District, under the jurisdiction of Suzhou City, Anhui Province, is located in the northeast of Anhui Province and bordered by Jiangsu Province in the north. It was renamed from the original county-level Suzhou City in 1998. It is the only municipal district in Suzhou City, with a total area of 2,868 square kilometers. As of 2021, Yongqiao District has jurisdiction over 12 streets, 17 towns, and 7 townships. The permanent population is 1.743 million.
Yongqiao District has a long history. It was an ancient “Suguo” fief in the Spring and Autumn Period. During the Qin and Han dynasties, it was already “a place where boats and cars converged, and a thoroughfare in Nine Provinces.” Confucius is practicing Zhou Li here. Min Ziqian, a sage of Confucius and a sage of the Chinese nation, was born here. Bai Juyi grew up here until his youth began to go to Chang’an to become famous. In “Yongqiao Old Industry”, Bai Juyi referred to Suzhou as “Yongcheng”. Wang Ji, Han Yu, Su Shi, Yuan Mei and others left brilliant poems. Modern and modern Yongqiao cultural celebrities such as Mei Chunyi, Li Bairen, Yang Zaibao, Li Bingshu and many others. This is not only the former site of the Zexiang Uprising of Chen Sheng and Wu Guangda, but also the home of the Huaihai Campaign to win the Central Plains.