Location of Suizhou City in Hubei
Location of the city centre in Hubei
|Coordinates: 31°41′N 113°23′E / 31.683°N 113.383°ECoordinates: 31°41′N 113°23′E / 31.683°N 113.383°E|
|Municipal seat||Zengdu District|
|• CPC Secretary||Ma Qingming (马清明)|
|• Mayor||Liu Xiaoming|
|• Total||9,636 km2 (3,720 sq mi)|
|Elevation||71 m (232 ft)|
|• Density||270/km2 (690/sq mi)|
|Time zone||China Standard (UTC+8)|
Suizhou (simplified Chinese: 随州; traditional Chinese: 隨州; pinyin: Suízhōu), formerly Sui County (simplified Chinese: 随县; traditional Chinese: 隨縣; pinyin: Suí Xiàn), is a prefecture-level city in northern Hubei province, People's Republic of China, bordering Henan province to the north and east.
Suizhou has a long history. During the Spring and Autumn Period and Warring States Period (771−221 BCE), it was the territory of the State of Sui/Zeng and within the cultural sphere of the State of Chu. As a prefecture-level city Suizhou has a short history with its current status only granted by the State Council in June 2000.
Suizhou is served by the Hankou–Danjiangkou Railway.
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- Government website of Suizhou (Chinese)