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|Country||People's Republic of China|
|• County-level city||1,789.07 km2 (690.76 sq mi)|
|• Urban||1,789.07 km2 (690.76 sq mi)|
|• Metro||3,002.06 km2 (1,159.10 sq mi)|
|Population (2010 census)|
|• County-level city||679,762|
|• Density||380/km2 (980/sq mi)|
|Time zone||China Standard (UTC+8)|
Shengzhou (Chinese: 嵊州; pinyin: Shèngzhōu), formerly Shengxian or Sheng County, is a county-level city in central Zhejiang, 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. At the 2010 census, its population was 679,762, but 1,060,206 lived in the built-up area made of Shengzhou City and Xinchang County largely being conurbated.
The city is the national and international top producer of ties.
Towns (镇, zhen)
- 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).
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-07. Retrieved 2011-01-04.
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