Binjiang is a county-level district under the jurisdiction of Hangzhou city, in Zhejiang, a province of the People’s Republic of China. It is across the Qiantang River from West Lake and the older parts of Hangzhou. Like Pudong in Shanghai, it a very modern, and rapidly developing, area that was mostly farmland until ten years ago. The district’s total area is 73 square kilometers, and its population is 120,000 people. The district people’s government is situated on Xixing Road.