Jiande

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 Jiande  is a county-level city in Zhejiang Province, China. It is under the administration of Hangzhou prefacture.

Jiande
建德市
County-level city
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Pinyin Jiàndé Shì
Xin
Country China
Province Zhejiang
Prefecture Hangzhou
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 311600

History

During the Ming and Qing Dynasties, Jiande was the capital of Yanzhou Prefecture (fu). On account of this, Jiande was often referred to as Yanzhou Fu (严州府). A transcription commonly seen in both French and English writing of the time was Yen-tcheou-fou, derived from French missionary writing.[1][2][3]

Transportation

Direct trains for freight link Jiande with Yiwu and Jinhua

Notes

Coordinates: 29°29′23″N 119°20′13″E / 29.4896°N 119.337°E

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