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Cittaslow List

(Update to July, 2017)


237 Cittaslow Towns in 29 countries and regions


Number

Country(Region)

1

Australia

3

Individual

2

Ordinal

3

Individual

3

Belgium

6

Individual

4

Canada

3

Individual

5

China(Taiwan 4 Towns)

11

Individual

6

Colombia

1

Individual

7

Denmark

2

Individual

8

Finland

1

Individual

9

France

7

Individual

10

Germany

17

Individual

11

Great Britain

5

Individual

12

Hungary

1

Individual

13

Iceland

1

Individual

14

Ireland

1

Individual

15

Italy

83

Individual

16

Japan

2

Individual

17

Netherland

10

Individual

18

New Zealand

1

Individual

19

Norway

4

Individual

20

Poland

26

Individual

21

Portugal

6

Individual

22

South Africa

1

Individual

23

Korea

13

Individual

24

Spain

8

Individual

25

Swedish

1

Individual

26

Switzerland

1

Individual

27

Turkey

14

Individual

28

Northern Cyprus region

3

Individual

29

The United States

2

Individual

Total

Twenty-nine countries

237

Cittaslow Towns


Brief Introduction of Cittaslow Towns in China Mainland

Advantages of Yaxi Eco-Tour to be selected as Cittaslow Town

1. Coincidence of the concept of Most Beautiful Country and Cittaslow Town standards

"Protect and preserve the pure natural environment" is one of the Cittaslow International’s standards, and also an important condition to be a International Cittaslow Town. Gaochun, who is seeking to create the most beautiful village in the coast of China's Yangtze River, enjoys the ecological gold ratio of three percent hill, two percent water, and five percent field, with the hills, city and forests integrate into one, endow this small town in South of Yangtze River an unique charm


2. Coincidence of green economy and the concept of Cittaslow Town

"Ecological Journey" is located in Gaochun Yaxi Town, as China's first international Cittaslow Town, Yaxi has its unique environmental advantages, not only make the past weeds-overgrown hillside into a current green treasure, but also to show people a unique green ecological development route.



3. Integration of cultural protection and Cittaslow Town movement

Gaochun has precious historical relics as a famous historical and cultural city , the Xuecheng site within it has been more than 6000 years old. Xu River,the world's first artificial canal excavated by Wu Zixu in Gaochun, and Sun Quan used to built Baosheng Temple tower in Gaochun, in addition to Zhou Yu once practicing sailors here.




Development history of China 's Cittaslow Town




In November, 2010    Jiangsu Province, Gaoshan District, Nanjing City, Sam Creek Yaxi"eco-trip" in Gaochun District, Nanjing City, Jiangsu Province passed the certification of Cittaslow International, became the first international Cittaslow Town in China


In December, 2013    Yanyang Town in Meixian District, Meizhou City, Guangdong Province passed the certification of Cittaslow International, became the second international Cittaslow Town in China



In July,2015       Qufu in Jining City, Shandong Province pass the certification of Cittaslow International,  became the third international Cittaslow Town in China


In November,2015   Welfare Town in Fuchuan County, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region  passed the certification of Cittaslow International, became the fourth international Cittaslow Town in China



In May 2016,        Yuhu Town in Wencheng County, Wenzhou City, Zhejiang Province passed the certification of Cittaslow International, became the fifth international Cittaslow Town in China


In July, 2016       China International Cittaslow Town Headquarters - China International Cittaslow Town Coordinating Committee was officially established


In September,2016   Jingyang Town in Jingde County, Xuancheng City, Anhui Province passed the certification of Cittaslow International, became the sixth international Cittaslow Town in China


On November 18, 2016  China International Cittaslow Town Development Guide (T / MCLM 001-2016) officially released