Xikou


Xikou

溪口镇

Chikow, Ch'i-k'ou, Ch’i-k’ou-chen
The second story of Chiang Kai-shek's home
Coordinates:
CountryChina
ProvinceZhejiang
Sub-provincial cityNingbo
DistrictFenghua
Area
 • Total381 km2 (147 sq mi)
Population
 • Total84,000
 • Density220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Xikou
(the town when Fenghua was a county)
Chinese溪口
PostalKikow

Xikou (simplified Chinese: 溪口镇; traditional Chinese: 溪口鎮; pinyin: Xīkǒu Zhèn; Wade–Giles: Hsi1-k'ou3 Chen4), is a town of 84,000 in northeastern Zhejiang province, People's Republic of China. It is located 39 kilometers (24 mi) west of Ningbo and covers 381 square kilometers (147 sq mi). It is under the administration of Fenghua District, and is the birthplace and ancestral home [zh] of the former President of the Republic of China Chiang Kai-shek.[2][3] Mao Fumei, divorced wife of ROC President Chiang Kai-Shek and mother of ROC President Chiang Ching-Kuo, was killed during the Japanese bombing of Xikou on December 12, 1939.

References


  1. ^ "The Introduction of Xikou Town" . 宁波市奉化区人民政府 English. 8 May 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2019. It covers 381 square kilometers,
  2. ^ Guang Hua . Kwang Haw Pub. (USA). 1998. p. 35. Retrieved 10 May 2019.
  3. ^ China Tourism . HK China Tourism Press. 2001. p. 34. Retrieved 10 May 2019. Xikou and Mount Xuedou Scenic Area Xikou Town, 20 km south of the Yinxian county seat, is the hometown of Chiang Kai-shek and his son Chiang Ching-kuo — noted personages in modern Chinese history.









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