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Zaozhuang, located in the south of Shandong province, borders Yimeng Mountain to the east, Weishan Lake to the west, Xuzhou, the famous cultural spot of the Han Dynasty to the south, and Qufu and Zoucheng, the hometowns of Confucian and Mengzi, to the north.
The Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal flows for 1,776 km and has a history of more than 2,500 years. The Taierzhuang section of the canal flows through a 68.5 kilometers long river in Zaozhuang’s south. The prefecture-level city has a total area of around 4,550 square kilometers, and administers five districts – Shizhong district, Xuecheng district, Yicheng district, Taierzhuang district, Shanting district - and Tengzhou city.