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Ningbo
宁波
Sub-provincial city
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
Country People's Republic of China
Province Zhejiang
County-level divisions 11
Township divisions 148
Area
 • Sub-provincial city 9,521 km2 (3,676 sq mi)
Elevation 150 m (488 ft)
Population (2010 census)
 • Sub-provincial city 7,605,700
 • Density 798.83/km2 (2,068.97/sq mi)
 • Urban 3,089,180
 • Metro 3,089,180
Time zone China Standard Time (UTC+8)
Postal code 315000
Area code(s) 574
GDP 2009
 - Total CNY 421.46 billion (USD 61.72 billion)
 - per capita CNY 73,998 (USD 10,836)
 - Growth Increase 8.6%
Website www.ningbo.gov.cn (Chinese)
City trees
Camphor Laurel Cinnamomum camphora (L.) Sieb.)
City flowers
Camellia

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.

Political divisions

Ningbo Municipality is divided into 6 districts, 2 counties and 3 county-level cities.

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

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