Yinzhou District, Ningbo


Clockwise from the top: Dongqian Lake, Hefeng Creation Plaza, Ningbo Museum, Ningbo South Business District, Temple of King Ashoka
Yinzhou District in Ningbo
Ningbo in Zhejiang
Coordinates (Yinzhou District government):
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Sub-provincial cityNingbo
 • Total1,257,000
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Yinzhou (Chinese: 鄞州; pinyin: Yínzhōu) is a district of the major city of Ningbo, Zhejiang province, China.



In 220 BC, Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of the Qin Dynasty, established three counties called Yin (), Mao () and Gouzhang (句章).[1] Later they were merged into Gouzhang county during the Sui Dynasty. It was renamed Mao county during the Tang Dynasty. It had assumed its current name of "Yin" in the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period. The city of Ningbo was administrated by Yin county until after the establishment of the People's Republic of China. At the same time, Yin county became a county of Ningbo city. On April 19, 2002, it was renamed Yinzhou District. It is one of the few counties that has kept the same name since its establishment more than 2000 years ago.[citation needed]

Administrative divisions



The only township is Longguan Township (龙观乡)

Historical personalities



Yinzhou District is home to more than 15,000 industrial organizations. The economy mainly consists of six sectors: light textiles, garments, machinery, electronics, automobile parts and food. In 2008, its GDP reached RMB 65.08 billion yuan and per capita GDP reached RMB 82,052 yuan (US$11,815). Its imports and exports totaled US$1.44 billion and US$6.6 billion, respectively.


Ningbo Southern Business District ("Ningbo CBD") is located in the district. AUX Group[3] and Yinzhou Bank[4] are based in Yinzhou district.


Ningbo Higher Education Zone (宁波高等教育园区) is located at the south of Yinzhou District. Educational institutions located in the Higher Educational Zone:[5]

International schools in Yinzhou:[6]

External links


  1. ^ “鄞”字之谜 . Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2010-03-14.
  2. ^ 宁波市-行政区划网 www.xzqh.org (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24.
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ 首页 - 鄞州银行 (in Chinese). Yinzhou Bank. Retrieved 2020-05-02.
  5. ^ 鄞州区人民政府 Education Ningbo Higher Education Zone( Yinzhou District) . Yinzhou District People's Government. 2012-12-04.
  6. ^ "Ningbo China Education International Schools" . Ningbo People's Government.

Categories: Yinzhou District, Ningbo | Ningbo | Districts of Zhejiang

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