Shijiazhuang, referred to as "Stone", the capital city of Hebei Province, the province's political, economic, scientific, financial, cultural and information centers, one of the important central cities in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, is the State Council approved the implementation of coastal open policy and financial open cities . As of the end of 2017, Shijiazhuang City has jurisdiction over 8 districts and 13 counties (cities), with a total area of 14,464 square kilometers, a built-up area of 2,220 square kilometers, and a resident population of 1,087,900.
Shijiazhuang is located in the central and southern part of Hebei Province, around the Bohai Bay Economic Zone. It borders Hengshui in the east, Xingtai in the south, Shanxi in the west, and Baoding in the north. It is 273 kilometers away from the capital Beijing. Beijing-Shijiazhuang, Shitai, Shihuang, Shi'an Expressway and 107, 307, 308 national highways, as well as two provincial roads and 42 county roads are criss-crossed in the Shijiazhuang city. Shijiazhuang is one of the main hubs of China's railway transportation. The four main railway lines of Beijing-Guangzhou, Shitai, Shide and Yuhuang meet here.
Shijiazhuang crosses the North China Plain and the Taihang Mountains. It is one of the major grain, vegetable, meat, egg and fruit producing areas in the country. It has a high level of agricultural intensification and industrialization, and its production scale ranks first in 36 key cities across the country. It has been identified as a high-quality wheat production base by the state and is known as the “Northern Granary”.
Airport: Shijiazhuang Zhengding International Airport
Railway Station: Shijiazhuang Station, Shijiazhuang East Station, Shijiazhuang North Station, Zhengding Airport Station, Yucheng South Station