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Shoxīng (Simplified: 绍兴, Traditional: 紹興) is a prefecture-level city in northeastern Zhejiang Province, China.

Shaoxing became a subprefecture during the Ming and Qing dynasties. Under the Republic of China, it became a county. And under the rule of the People's Republic of China, it became a city.

It is 65-km from Hangzhou.

Table of contents
1 Administration
2 Notable people
3 Tourism
4 Miscellaneous


A boat on one of Shaoxing's waterways, near the city center.

Shaoxing City governs three county-class cities, two counties, and one district:

Notable people

East Lake, Shaoxing's traditional scenic area.