Zhejiang Civilization emerged in the New Stone Age. The Da Yu Mausdeum at the foot of Huiji Mountain is said to be the tomb of Yu, the reputed founded of China’s Xia Dynasty (21th-16th century B.C.). When China was unified in the Qin Dynasty (221-207 B.C.), it was under the administration of the three prefectures—Huiji, Zhang and Minzhong. There remains at the food of Baoshi Hill in Hangzhou a stone relic showing that the first emperor of the Qin Dyansty paid an inspection tour to this place. During the tenth century, Qian Liu, a former governor of Tang Dynasty (618—907 A.D.) established the State of Wuyue in Zhejiang. During the 12th century, the Southern Song Dynasty moved its capital to Hangzhou in face of external aggression. The Province became what it is today since the Qing Dynasty.
Following are major Cities and Towns in Zhejiang