Ningbo

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Ningbo
宁波市
Ningpo
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Ningbo - Tianyi Pavilion Museum 04.jpg
Yinzhou District Government of Ningbo 24-09-2018.jpg
Moon Lake, Ningbo, 2009-05-01.jpg
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Clockwise: Ningbo city god temple, Yinzhou District Government of Ningbo, Tianfeng Pagoda, Dongqian Lake, Tianyi Pavilion Museum
Ningbo
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Ningbo City in Zhejiang
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Ningbo
Location in China
Coordinates(Tianyi Square): 29°52′08″N121°33′14″E / 29.869°N 121.554°E / 29.869; 121.554
Country China
Province Zhejiang
County-level divisions 11
Township divisions 148
Municipal seat Yinzhou District
Government
  Type Sub-provincial city
  Body Ningbo Municipal People's Congress
   CCP Secretary Peng Jiaxue
   Congress Chairman Yu Hongyi
   Mayor Qiu Dongyao
   CPPCC Chairman Xu Yuning
Area
   Prefecture-level & Sub-provincial city 9,816.23 km2 (3,790.07 sq mi)
  Urban
2,461.8 km2 (950.5 sq mi)
  Metro
2,461.8 km2 (950.5 sq mi)
Elevation
150 m (488 ft)
Population
 (2022 census) [1]
   Prefecture-level & Sub-provincial city 9,618,000
  Density980/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
   Urban
7,585,000
  Urban density3,100/km2 (8,000/sq mi)
   Metro
2,033,000
  Metro density830/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
GDP [2]
   Prefecture-level & Sub-provincial city CN¥ 1.570 trillion
US$ 233.5 billion
  Per capitaCN¥ 163,911
US$ 24,369
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
315000
Area code 574
ISO 3166 code CN-ZJ-02
Vehicle registration 浙B
City trees Camphor Laurel
Cinnamomum camphora (L.) Sieb.
City flowers Camellia
Website ningbo.gov.cn

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Zhejiang</span> Province of China

Zhejiang is an eastern coastal province of the People's Republic of China. Its capital and largest city is Hangzhou, and other notable cities include Ningbo and Wenzhou. Zhejiang is bordered by Jiangsu and Shanghai to the north, Anhui to the northwest, Jiangxi to the west and Fujian to the south. To the east is the East China Sea, beyond which lies the Ryukyu Islands. The population of Zhejiang stands at 64.6 million, the 8th largest in China. It has been called "the backbone of China" because it is a major driving force in the Chinese economy and being the birthplace of several notable people, including the Chinese Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek and entrepreneur Jack Ma. Zhejiang consists of 90 counties.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Hangzhou</span> Prefecture-level and sub-provincial city in Zhejiang, China

Hangzhou is the capital and most populous city of Zhejiang, China. It is located in the northeastern part of the province, sitting at the head of Hangzhou Bay, which separates Shanghai and Ningbo. Hangzhou grew to prominence as the southern terminus of the Grand Canal and has been one of China's most renowned and prosperous cities for much of the last millennium. It is a major economic and e-commerce hub within China, and the second biggest city in the Yangtze Delta after Shanghai. Hangzhou is classified as a sub-provincial city and forms the core of the Hangzhou metropolitan area, the fourth-largest in China after Guangzhou-Shenzhen Pearl River agglomeration, Shanghai-Suzhou-Wuxi-Changzhou conurbation and Beijing. As of 2022, the Hangzhou metropolitan area was estimated to produce a gross metropolitan product (nominal) of 4 trillion yuan, making it larger than the economy of Sweden. As of the 2020 Chinese census, it had a total population of 11,936,010 inhabitants. However, its metropolitan area, populated by 13.035 million people over an area of 8,107.9 km2 (3,130.5 sq mi), consists of all urban districts in Hangzhou and 3 urban districts of the city of Shaoxing.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Yuyao</span> County-level City in Zhejiang, Peoples Republic of China

Yuyao is a county-level city in the northeast of Zhejiang province, China. It is under the jurisdiction of the sub-provincial city of Ningbo.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Zhoushan</span> Prefecture-level city in Zhejiang, Peoples Republic of China

Zhoushan is an urbanized archipelago with the administrative status of a prefecture-level city in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang. It consists of an archipelago of islands at the southern mouth of Hangzhou Bay, off the mainland city of Ningbo. The prefecture's city proper is Dinghai on Zhoushan Island, now administered as the prefecture's Dinghai District. During the 2020 census, Zhoushan Prefecture's population was 1,157,817, out of whom 882,932 lived in the built-up area made of two urban districts of Dinghai and Putuo.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Fenghua, Ningbo</span> District in Zhejiang, Peoples Republic of China

Fenghua is a district of the city of Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, China. The district and its administrative hinterlands has a population of over 480,000.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Beilun, Ningbo</span> District in Zhejiang, Peoples Republic of China

is a district of Ningbo in Zhejiang province, China. It is dominated by Beilun port, an international port of the easternmost edge of the southern coast of Hangzhou Bay. It primarily services the regional city of Ningbo. Beilun district has 380,000 permanent residents and 850,000 residents. Beilun district has a land area of 615 square kilometers, a sea area of 258 square kilometers and a coastline of 150 kilometers. It is the largest sea area and the longest coastline area within the jurisdiction of Ningbo city.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Yangtze Delta</span> Megalopolis in East China

The Yangtze Delta or Yangtze River Delta, once known as the Shanghai Economic Zone, is a triangle-shaped megalopolis generally comprising the Wu-speaking areas of Shanghai, southern Jiangsu, northern Zhejiang, southern Anhui. The area lies in the heart of the Jiangnan region, where the Yangtze drains into the East China Sea. Historically the fertile delta fed much of China’s population, and cities and commerce flourished. Today, it is one of China’s most important metropolitan area and is home to China’s financial center, tourist destination and hub for manufacture ranging from textile to car-making. In 2021, the Yangtze Delta had a GDP of approximately US$4.3 trillion, about the same size as Japan.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Yinzhou, Ningbo</span> District in Zhejiang, Peoples Republic of China

Yinzhou is a district of the major city of Ningbo, Zhejiang province, China.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Hangzhou Bay</span> Inlet of the East China Sea

Hangzhou Bay is a funnel-shaped inlet of the East China Sea, bordered by the province of Zhejiang and the municipality of Shanghai, which lies north of the Bay. The Bay extends from the East China Sea to its head at the city of Hangzhou, from which its name is derived.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Cixi, Zhejiang</span> County-level city in Zhejiang, Peoples Republic of China

Cixi, alternately romanized as Tzeki, is a county-level city under the jurisdiction of the sub-provincial city of Ningbo, in the north of Zhejiang province, China. As of the 2020 census, its population was 1,829,488. Its urban agglomeration built-up area, largely contiguous with Cixi plus the county-level city of Yuyao, had 3,083,520 inhabitants.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Port of Ningbo-Zhoushan</span> Port in China

The Port of Ningbo-Zhoushan is the busiest port in the world in terms of cargo tonnage. It handled 888.96 million tons of cargo in 2015. The port is located in Ningbo and Zhoushan, on the coast of the East China Sea, in Zhejiang province on the southeast end of Hangzhou Bay, across which it faces the municipality of Shanghai.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Ninghai County</span> County in Zhejiang, China

Ninghai County is a county under the administration of Ningbo, in the east of Zhejiang province, People's Republic of China. It covers a land area of 1,712.50 km2 (661.20 sq mi) and a sea area 213.35 km2 (82.37 sq mi) of and has a 173.86 km (108.03 mi) coastline. It has four sub-districts, 11 towns, three townships and a population of 682,000.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Hangchow University</span> A defunct university in Hangzhou

Hangchow University, also spelled as Zhijiang University and formerly known as Hangchow Christian College, Hangchow College, and Hangchow Presbyterian College, is a defunct Protestant missionary university in China, which is one of the predecessors of Zhejiang University. Founded as the Ningpo Boys' Boarding School by Divie Bethune McCartee and colleagues of Northern Presbyterian Church in Ningbo in 1845, the university was one of the oldest missionary schools in China before it was shut down in 1952. The university was merged into Zhejiang University and other universities in China. Its campus was taken over by Zhejiang University as its Zhijiang Campus in 1961, which became a major nationally protected historic site in 2006.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Ningbo Rail Transit</span> Rapid transit system in China

Ningbo Rail Transit, also known as the Ningbo Metro, is a rapid transit system serving the city of Ningbo, Zhejiang and its suburbs. Six metro lines are being built inside the urban area of Ningbo, serving Haishu, Jiangbei, Zhenhai, Beilun and Yinzhou. The first phase of Line 1 started construction in June 2009 and began to service the public on May 30, 2014. Line 2 began service on September 26, 2015.

Hangzhou Bay New Zone or Hangzhou Bay New Area is a development area in Cixi, Ningbo, Zhejiang province, China.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Xiaoshan–Ningbo railway</span> Railway line in China

The Xiaoshan–Ningbo railway or Xiaoyong railway, is a double-track railroad in eastern China between Hangzhou and Ningbo in Zhejiang Province. Its name in Chinese, the Xiaoyong Line, is named after the railway's two terminal stations, Hangzhou South in Xiaoshan District of Hangzhou on the southern bank of Qiantang River, and Ningbo, whose Chinese character abbreviation is yong. The line is 147.3 km (92 mi) long and was originally built in three parts in 1912, 1914 and 1936; rebuilt in 1959, then electrified in 2009. Cities along route include Xiaoshan District of Hangzhou, Shaoxing, Shangyu, Yuyao and Ningbo, all in Zhejiang Province. The Hangzhou–Ningbo high-speed railway runs parallel to the line. The section between Ningbo and Zhuangqiao railway station is proposed to be quadruple-tracked.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Wang Shu</span> Chinese architect

Wang Shu is a Chinese architect based in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province. He is the dean of the School of Architecture of the China Academy of Art. With his practice partner and wife Lu Wenyu, he founded the firm Amateur Architecture Studio. In 2012, Wang became the first Chinese citizen to win the Pritzker Prize, the world's top prize in architecture. The award was the subject of some controversy since the Pritzker committee did not also award Lu Wenyu, his wife and architectural partner, despite their years of collaboration.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Eastern Zhejiang Canal</span> UNESCO World Heritage Site in China

The Eastern Zhejiang or Zhedong Canal, also known as the Hangzhou–Ningbo or Hangyong Canal, is a major canal connecting Hangzhou, Shaoxing, and Ningbo in northern Zhejiang, China. It runs 239 kilometres (149 mi), connecting the Qiantang, Cao'e, and Yong watersheds with Hangzhou's terminus for the Grand Canal and Ningbo's ports on the East China Sea. Since 2013, it has been officially considered the southernmost section of the Grand Canal itself.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Moon Lake (Ningbo)</span> Man-made lake in Ningbo, Zhejiang

The Moon Lake, also known as the West Lake, is a man-made lake in Haishu District, Ningbo, Zhejiang. It is a municipal conservation zone for history and culture in Ningbo.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Zhou Jiangyong</span> Chinese politician

Zhou Jiangyong is a former Chinese politician and member of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). He was investigated by China's top anti-graft agency in August 2021. Previously he served as CCP secretary of Hangzhou. He is the first ministerial-level official caught in Zhejiang since the 19th CCP National Congress in 2017.

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"Ningbo" in Simplified (top) and Traditional (bottom) Chinese characters

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