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Hangzhou and Economic Trends

Hangzhou is the capital of Zhejiang Province and its most populous city, with a population of 12 million inhabitants in 2020. Hangzhou is classified as sub-provincial city and forms the core of the Hangzhou metropolitan area, the fourth largest in China. It comprises 10 urban districts, 1 county-level city and 2 counties covering a total area of 16,596 km2.