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For the prefecture in imperial China called Shengzhou (昇州), see Nanjing.
County-level city
Country China
Province Zhejiang
Prefecture-level city Shaoxing
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Shengzhou (Simplified Chinese: 嵊州, Traditional Chinese: 嵊州, pinyin: Shèngzhōu) is a county-level city in central Zhejiang inland south of the Hangzhou Bay, and is the south-eastern part of the prefecture-level city of Shaoxing. It is about 1.5 hours drive from the provincial capital of Hangzhou through the Hangzhou-Ningbo、Shangyu-Sanmen Expressway.


The city executive, legislature and judiciary are in the street committee (街道, jiedao), together with the CPC and PSB branches.


The city is the national and international top producer of ties. (source:


Shengzhou is the cradleland of Yue opera, the second most popular Chinese opera form. It is also a place famous for its Go game activities. There are famous prefessional players of Go game who are from Shengzhou, such as Ma Xiaochun and Yu Bing.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Towns (镇, zhen)[edit]

  • Sanjie (三界)
  • Xiawang (下王)
  • Pukou (浦口)
  • Huangze (黄泽)
  • Beizhang (北漳)
  • Jinting (金庭)
  • Jiangzhen (蒋镇)
  • Cangyan (苍岩)
  • Ganlin (甘霖)
  • Boji (博济)
  • Kaiyuan (开元)
  • Changle (长乐)
  • Shihuang (石璜)
  • Furun (富润)
  • Chongren (崇仁)
  • Gulai (谷来)
  • Xianyan (仙岩)


Shengzhou is famous for its variety of local snacks and southeast China style dishes. Examples include: Xiaolongbao (小笼包), Doufubao (豆腐包) Youtiao, and Shengzhou Chaoniangao (嵊州炒年糕).

Coordinates: 29°36′N 120°49′E / 29.600°N 120.817°E / 29.600; 120.817