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Taizhou, Zhejiang

Taizhou Zhejiang
Full nameTaizhou
Native name台州
Settlement typePrefecture-level city
County-level divisions9
CPC SecretaryZhang Hongming (张鸿铭)
Land Area3632.6 sq mi (9411 km2)
Water Area30880 sq mi (80000 km2)
Urban Area487.9 sq mi (1264 km2)
Metro Area593.7 sq mi (1538 km2)
Total Population5968800 (2010 census)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Urban (pop.)1575252
Metro (pop.)1125180
Other information
Time zoneChina Standard (UTC+8)
Area code576
GDP 2009¥202.5 billion
GDP per capita 2009¥35,148
License Plate Prefix浙J

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Taizhou (T'ai-chow, , not Táizhōu; T'ai-chow dialect: T'e-tsiu) is a prefecture-level city in middle eastern Zhejiang province, People's Republic of China. It borders Ningbo to the north, Shaoxing to the northeast, Jinhua to the west, Lishui to the southwest, Wenzhou to the south, and looks out to the East China Sea to the east.

Its population is 5,968,800 at the 2010 census whom 1,575,252 in the built up area made of 3 urban districts (Jiaojiang, Huangyan and Luqiao).

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