Location

Taizhou, pronunciation in PRC Standard Mandarin [tʰái.ʈʂóu], for Taizhou dialect: Tetsiu, alternately known as Taichow, is a city located at the middle of the East China Sea coast of Zhejiang province.

Taizhou is located 300 km (190 mi) south of Shanghai and 230 km (140 mi) southeast of Hangzhou, the provincial capital.

Taizhou is bordered by Ningbo to the north, Wenzhou to the south, and Shaoxing, Jinhua, and Lishui to west.

In addition to the municipality itself, the prefecture-level city of Taizhou includes 3 districts, 2 county-level cities, and 4 counties.

At the 2010 census, its population was 5,968,838 inhabitants whom 3,269,304 lived in the built-up (or metro) area made of 3 urban Districts and Wenling City now being largely conurbated.

 

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