Heping Town is known as the south gate of Changxing. It connects with Huzhou in the east, Angie in the west, the Xishao stream in the north and the Tianmu mountain range in the south. As the Lutang line of the provincial highway passes through Heping Town, its land and water transportation is very convenient. It covers an area of 142.8 km2. and has a population of 42 000. The land resources are abundant. The main agricultural produces are rice, silk cocoon, aquatic products, tea, fruit, bamboo and wood. Industry includes building materials, light textiles and wood processing. Commercial trade has developed, which has an effect on its surrounding towns more than 20 km away. The town does well in sanitation, sports and education.