Jiaxing city is located in northern Zhejiang province. Lying on the Grand Canal of China, Jiaxing borders Hangzhou to the southwest, Huzhou to the west, Shanghai to the northeast, and the province of Jiangsu to the north. 

Jiaxing is well known as the “hometown of silk”, which is a famous producer of textiles and woolens. It is one of the world's largest exporters of leather goods.