Zhengzhou is the capital of Henan Province. Located in the east-central part of China, Zhengzhou is the largest city in the province as well as its political, administrative, economic, technological, and educational center. Home to notable universities and academies, Zhengzhou is also world-known for its strong scientific research and academics.
Having a history of more than 3500 years, Zhengzhou is a notable historical and cultural destination. The ancient city of Zhengzhou served as the capital city of the Shang Dynasty (16th-11th century BC) and was the birthplace of the Yellow Emperor, the initiator of Chinese culture, whose legendary existence dates back to 4,000 years ago.
Moreover, Zhengzhou is the cradle of various Chinese Kung Fu schools and martial arts that initially appeared at the famous Shaolin Temple, a remarkable Buddhist monastery preserving a rich historical heritage. Besides, Zhengzhou city is considered the place of the first porcelain production in ancient China.
Nowadays, Zhengzhou has developed into a vibrant modern city and a major manufacturing center of China with tech parks and industrial zones. One of the biggest manufacturing enterprises that’s often called “Apply City” produces 80 percent of all iPhones in the world. Besides, Zhengzhou is an important site for vehicle and frozen food production in China.
Today Zhengzhou is also a vital transportation hub as many important railways go through the city, such as the Longhai Railway (Lanzhou to Lianyungang) and Jingguang Railway (Beijing to Guangzhou). Being at the heart of China’s national network Zhengzhou connects multiple cities and opens up endless opportunities for an adventurous life there!
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