Jiaxing (嘉興 市 / 嘉兴 市, Jiaxing Shì) is a prefecture-level city in northern Zhejiang province, China. Its administrative territory covers an area of ​​3,915 and about 3,530,200 inhabitants (end of 2011). It is said Wu. Jiaxing is one of the most important silk industry cities in the People's Republic of China. In addition, especially the textile industry has a strong presence in Jiaxing.