Prefecture-level city
Country People's Republic of China
Province Shandong
County-level divisions 6
Township-level divisions 62
Municipal seat Shizhong District
(34°52′N 117°33′E / 34.867°N 117.550°E / 34.867; 117.550)
  Mayor Liu Yuxiang (刘玉祥)
  Prefecture-level city 4,563.22 km2 (1,761.87 sq mi)
  Urban 3,069 km2 (1,185 sq mi)
  Metro 1,008.9 km2 (389.5 sq mi)
Population (2010 census)
  Prefecture-level city 3,729,140
  Density 820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
  Urban 2,125,481
  Urban density 690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
  Metro 899,753
  Metro density 890/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 277100
Area code(s) 0632
License Plate Prefix 鲁D
Traditional Chinese 棗莊
Simplified Chinese 枣庄
Postal Tsaochwang

Zaozhuang (simplified Chinese: 枣庄; traditional Chinese: 棗莊; pinyin: Zǎozhuāng) is a prefecture-level city in the south of Shandong province, People's Republic of China. The second smallest prefecture-level city in the province, only bigger than Laiwu,it borders Jining to the west and north, Linyi to the east, and the province of Jiangsu to the south.

Its population is 3,729,140 at the 2010 census whom 899,753 in the built-up area made of Shizhong and Yicheng districts.


The prefecture-level city of Zaozhuang administers 6 county-level divisions, including 5 districts and 1 county-level city.

These are further divided into 62 township-level divisions, including 44 towns, 2 townships and 16 subdistricts.



Beijing-Shanghai High Speed Railway and Beijing-shanghai(jinghu) railway locates Zaozhuang and zaozhuang west station, and zaolin railway (zaozhuang west to linyi) is on operation from May 15, 2016 connecting with yanri railway. Beijing Fuzhou highway also cross the region from north to south.

Notable people


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