Shijiazhuang City is the provincial capital of Hebei, the political, economic, sci-tech, financial, cultural and information center of the whole province and one of the cities approved by the State Council for implementing coastal and financial opening up policies. The city lies in the south central Hebei Province and the circum-Bohai Sea economic zone, adjacent to Hengshui in the east, Xingtai in the south, Shanxi Province in the west and Baoding in the north; the city is located in the latitude 37°27′～38°47′ N (error ±1′) and the longitude 113°30′～115°20′ E (error ±1′) in the southwest of Beijing, 283 kilometers from Beijing main urban area. Shijiazhuang City has the territory of 148.02 kilometers from north to south at most and 175.38 kilometers from east to west.
Shijiazhuang City is situated in the south central Hebei Province and the circum-Bohai Sea economic zone, adjacent to Hengshui in the east, Xingtai in the south, Yangquan (Shanxi Province) in the west and Baoding in the north with nearly equal distance from Beijing, Tianjin, Jinan, Taiyuan and Zhengzhou, having natural advantage as a transportation hub. In railway transportation, Beijing-Guangzhou railway, Shijiazhuang-Taiyuan railway, Shijiazhuang-Dezhou railway and Shuozhou-Huanghua railway converge at Shijiazhuang City, in which Beijing-Guangzhou railway is a traffic artery connecting China and foreign regions and Shijiazhuang-Taiyuan railway is a main passage for Shanxi coal transportation. With Beijing-Shijiazhuang, Shijiazhuang-Taiyuan and Shijiazhuang-Jinan high-speed trains being open to traffic, a one-hour high-speed railway economic circle has been formed. In road transportation, Beijing-Shijiazhuang, Shijiazhuang-Taiyuan, Shijiazhuang-Huanghua and Shijiazhuang-Anyang highways, national routes 107, 207, 307 and 308, 2 provincial roads and 42 county roads crisscrossed in Shijiazhuang with a total traffic mileage of 6,379 kilometers. In air transportation, Shijiazhuang Zhengding International Airport has 117 passenger air routes and 4 cargo air routes, a diverting and alternate airport for Beijing Capital International Airport.