Shaoxing ([ʂâuɕíŋ] (); Chinese: 绍兴) is a prefecture-level city on the southern shore of Hangzhou Bay in eastern Zhejiang province, China. It was formerly known as Kuaiji and Shanyin and abbreviated in Chinese as 越 (Yuè) from the area's former inhabitants. Located on the south bank of the Qiantang River estuary, it borders Ningbo to the east, Taizhou to the southeast, Jinhua to the southwest, and Hangzhou to the west. As of 2010, its population was 4,912,339 inhabitants. Among which, 1,914,683 (Keqiao and Yuecheng districts) lived in the built-up metropolitan area of Hangzhou-Shaoxing, with a total of 8,156,154 inhabitants.

Property Value
dbo:abstract
  • Shaoxing ([ʂâuɕíŋ] (); Chinese: 绍兴) is a prefecture-level city on the southern shore of Hangzhou Bay in eastern Zhejiang province, China. It was formerly known as Kuaiji and Shanyin and abbreviated in Chinese as 越 (Yuè) from the area's former inhabitants. Located on the south bank of the Qiantang River estuary, it borders Ningbo to the east, Taizhou to the southeast, Jinhua to the southwest, and Hangzhou to the west. As of 2010, its population was 4,912,339 inhabitants. Among which, 1,914,683 (Keqiao and Yuecheng districts) lived in the built-up metropolitan area of Hangzhou-Shaoxing, with a total of 8,156,154 inhabitants. Notable residents of Shaoxing include Wang Xizhi, the parents of Zhou Enlai, Lu Xun, and Cai Yuanpei. It is also noted for Shaoxing wine, meigan cai, and stinky tofu, and was recently featured on A Bite of China. Its local variety of Chinese opera sung in the local dialect and known as Yue opera is second in popularity only to Peking opera. In 2010, Shaoxing celebrated the 2,500th anniversary of the founding of the city. Economically, the city's driven by manufacturing of textiles, electronics, and energy-efficient lighting. Zhejiang has the fifth highest per capita GDP in the nation, with the city itself at 32nd nationally by GDP per capita. (en)
dbo:thumbnail
dbo:wikiPageEditLink
dbo:wikiPageExternalLink
dbo:wikiPageExtracted
  • 2019-10-05 05:55:40Z (xsd:date)
dbo:wikiPageHistoryLink
dbo:wikiPageID
  • 301263 (xsd:integer)
dbo:wikiPageLength
  • 27699 (xsd:integer)
dbo:wikiPageModified
  • 2019-10-05 05:55:29Z (xsd:date)
dbo:wikiPageOutDegree
  • 164 (xsd:integer)
dbo:wikiPageRevisionID
  • 919694627 (xsd:integer)
dbo:wikiPageRevisionLink
dbp:wikiPageUsesTemplate
dct:subject
georss:point
  • 30.0 120.58333333333333
  • 30.0 120.58333333333333
rdf:type
rdfs:comment
  • Shaoxing ([ʂâuɕíŋ] (); Chinese: 绍兴) is a prefecture-level city on the southern shore of Hangzhou Bay in eastern Zhejiang province, China. It was formerly known as Kuaiji and Shanyin and abbreviated in Chinese as 越 (Yuè) from the area's former inhabitants. Located on the south bank of the Qiantang River estuary, it borders Ningbo to the east, Taizhou to the southeast, Jinhua to the southwest, and Hangzhou to the west. As of 2010, its population was 4,912,339 inhabitants. Among which, 1,914,683 (Keqiao and Yuecheng districts) lived in the built-up metropolitan area of Hangzhou-Shaoxing, with a total of 8,156,154 inhabitants. (en)
rdfs:label
  • Shaoxing (en)
owl:sameAs
geo:geometry
  • POINT(120.58333587646 30)
geo:lat
  • 30.000000 (xsd:float)
  • 30.000000 (xsd:float)
geo:long
  • 120.583336 (xsd:float)
  • 120.583336 (xsd:float)
foaf:depiction
foaf:isPrimaryTopicOf
is dbo:birthPlace of
is dbo:capital of
is dbo:deathPlace of
is dbo:hometown of
is dbo:locatedInArea of
is dbo:location of
is dbo:routeJunction of
is dbo:routeStart of
is dbo:wikiPageRedirects of
is dbp:ancestry of
is dbp:asianPlace of
is dbp:deathPlace of
is foaf:primaryTopic of