Among the cities around Taihu Lake, Huzhou is the only one that is named after the water of the lake. Huzhou has a history of over 2, 300 years. It was firstly named Gucheng when it was built as a prefecture in 248 B.C. and renamed as Huzhou in 602 A.D. for its location by Taihu Lake. During the period after the liberation of our country, Huzhou headquartered the first special district of Zhejiang Province, Jiaxing Special District and then Jiaxing District. In the October of 1983, Jiaxing District was Pided into two administrative regions: Huzhou City and Jiaxing City.