Seated in the southern part of Hebei Province, Xingtai borders Shandong Province to the east, Shanxi Province to the west, Handan to the south, Shijiazhuang and Hengshui to the north and northeast.
Xingtai has a 3,500-year-old history. It has been widely known because "it was an ancient capital being fertile and close to rivers and mountains."In ancient times, it was the origin place of the Shang clan, the Capital of Zuyi, and the territory of Xing Marquis. There had been several capitals set up here in history.
Xingtai is also remarkable for its landscapes. These include the Xingtai Gorges, the Kongshan Baiyun Cave, the Qiannan Valley, Xiaotianchi and more.
Editor: Song Lifang