Geography: Cixi City is located on the south bank of the Hangzhou Bay Bridge. It is situated in the Hangzhou Bay Rim economic circle of Yangtze River Delta among Shanghai, Hangzhou and Ningbo. It is 60 km from Ningbo in the east, and 138 km from Hangzhou in the west, opposite to Shanghai in the north across the sea, thus enjoying the obviously superior location.
Administrative division: Cixi covers a total land area of 1,136 square kilometers. There are 1.0436 million registered permanent residents. Fourteen towns and five subdistricts are under the jurisdiction of Cixi.