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Keqiao District

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Keqiao District

Keqiao District (simplified Chinese: 柯桥区; traditional Chinese: 柯橋區; pinyin: Kēqiáo Qū), formerly Shaoxing County, is a district of the city of Shaoxing in Zhejiang province, China.


Keqiao District, located in the south of Yangtze Delta, meets Shanghai in north, Hangzhou in west and Ningbo in east. It is 20km from Xiaoshan International Airport, 230km to Pudong International Airport and 150km to Ningbo port. It has an area of 1,177 square kilometers.


Keqiao District contains 302 administrative villages, 70 neighborhood committees (community), and has a registered population of 714,600 and a non-registered population of 606,800.


Keqiao District has experienced rapid economic and social development, and repeatedly entered the top ten counties. In 2008, the county's GDP reached 60.8 billion yuan with a growth rate of 8.8% from 2007, per capita GDP reached RMB 85,368 yuan (US$12,075); financial revenues reached 7.57 billion yuan, of which the local financial revenue 3.85 billion yuan, respectively, an annual increase of 13.0% and 17.5%, total fixed asset investment of 24.2 billion yuan, an annual increase of 12.9%, of which 14.1 billion yuan of industrial inputs, an annual growth of 0.2%; urban residents per capita disposable income reached 26,155 yuan, the per capita net income of farmers 13,372 yuan, respectively, the average annual growth of 12.5% and 12.6%.

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