Open main menu

Ningbo

prefecture-level city in Zhejiang, China

Ningbo is a city in Zhejiang Province. It lies in east China, close to Shanghai. Ningbo is known as an important port city in China. International trade in Ningbo began in Tang dynasty. Port of Ningbo is still the port transporting largest amount of good in China.

Ningbo

宁波
宁波市
Clockwise from top: Ningbo's Skyline, Tianyi Square, Tianyi Chamber, Port of Ningbo, Hangzhou Bay Bridge, and Tianfeng Pagoda
Clockwise from top: Ningbo's Skyline, Tianyi Square, Tianyi Chamber, Port of Ningbo, Hangzhou Bay Bridge, and Tianfeng Pagoda
Ningbo City in Zhejiang
Ningbo City in Zhejiang
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceZhejiang
County-level divisions11
Township divisions148
Government
 • CPC Ningbo Committee SecretaryLiu Qi (刘奇)
 • MayorLu Ziyue (卢子跃)
Area
 • Sub-provincial city9,521 km2 (3,676 sq mi)
Elevation
150 m (488 ft)
Population
 (2010 census)[1]
 • Sub-provincial city7,605,700
 • Density800/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
 • Urban
3,089,180
 • Metro
3,089,180
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard Time)
Postal code
315000
Area code(s)574
GDP2009[1]
 - TotalCNY 421.46 billion (USD 61.72 billion)
 - per capitaCNY 73,998 (USD 10,836)
 - GrowthIncrease 8.6%
Websitewww.ningbo.gov.cn (Chinese)
City trees
Camphor Laurel Cinnamomum camphora (L.) Sieb.)
City flowers
Camellia

Political divisionsEdit

Ningbo Municipality is divided into 6 districts, 2 counties and 2 county-level cities.

  • Haishu district
  • Jiangbei district
  • Zhenhai district
  • Beilun district
  • Yinzhou district
  • Fenghua district
  • Cixi city
  • Yuyao city
  • Ninghai county
  • Xiangshan county

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "2009年宁波市经济社会发展情况" (in Simplified Chinese). Ningbo Municipal Statistic Bureau. 2010-01-26. Retrieved 2010-05-15.CS1 maint: Unrecognized language (link)