Songjiang

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Songjiang, from the Chinese for "Pine River" and formerly romanized as Sungkiang, usually refers to one of the following areas within the municipal limits of Shanghai:

  • Songjiang Town (松江), the former principal town of the Shanghai area
  • Songjiang District (松江), the present suburban district of Shanghai around Songjiang
  • Songjiang Prefecture, the area of Jiangsu province administering much of Shanghai under imperial China
  • Songjiang Special Administration District, the historic district of the Republic of China administering much of Shanghai
  • Songjiang County, a former name of the present Songjiang District

It may also refer to the following locations in China:

See also[edit]

  • Song Jiang for the legendary Chinese bandit
  • Matsue, for the Japanese city written with the same Chinese characters