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Traditional attire of Ningbo women, 1898.
|Approximately 6-8 million|
|Regions with significant populations|
|Hong Kong||As part of Mainlander population|
|Republic of China (on Taiwan)||As part of Mainlander population|
|United States||As part of Chinese American population|
|Australia||As part of Chinese Australian population|
|Ningbo dialect (in Ningbo) |
Traditionally Ningbo dialect; Now Shanghai dialect and Mandarin Chinese (those of Ningbo descent in Shanghai) also Standard Cantonese (those living in Hong Kong), Taiwanese Hokkien (among mainlanders of Ningbo origin living in Taiwan, used as a secondary lingua franca) as well as English (amongst the diaspora Ningbonese subgroup of Chinese Americans and Chinese Australians)
|Mahayana Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, and Chinese folk religion |
Small Christian minorities.
|Related ethnic groups|
|Jiangnanese, Shanghainese people, other Han Chinese|
The Ningbonese or Ningbo people are the people of Ningbo, China, whether resident or abroad. The Ningbonese are a subgroup of the Wu Han ethnicity. Many famous Chinese people have come from Ningbo and many more have Ningbo as their ancestral home. A large percentage of Shanghainese people have ancestry in Ningbo.
Because Ningbo was formerly the capital of Ming Prefecture, its people are sometimes also known in Chinese as the Mingzhou. People from Zhoushan are also considered to be Ningbonese, since Zhoushan was formerly part of Mingzhou as well.
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Scientists and engineers
Philosophers, historians, writers, and scholars
Industrialists, entrepreneurs, and traders
Artists and musicians