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see NingboNingbo
or Ningpo
, city (1994 est. pop. 612,000), NE Zhejiang prov., SE China, at the confluence of the Yong (or Ningbo) and Yao rivers. Situated at the terminus of the E Zhejiang RR, it is an industrial center and one of China's leading seaports.
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a city and major port in China, located in Chekiang Province on the Yung Chiang, on the coast of the East China Sea. Population, 237,500 (1953). The city’s industries include shipbuilding, tractor production, cotton textile manufacturing, and food processing, including flour milling and rice refining. Tea, cotton, and fish are exported.


, Ningpo
a port in E China, in NE Zhejiang, on the Yung River, about 20 km (12 miles) from its mouth at Hangzhou Bay: one of the first sites of European settlement in China. Pop.: 1 188 000 (2005 est.)
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The diaries traveled with him from Hong Kong to Ningpo and on to Canton, Shanghai, and Peking and was almost lost in 1900 when his house in Peking was destroyed during the Boxer Rebellion, but was saved together with his correspondence with his secretary James Duncan Campbell of the London Office of the IMCS.
Ningpo was already nearly 6,000 years old when Liverpool was just a farmstead on the banks of the River Mersey at the time of Norman Conquest.
After the first big catastrophe, they obtained succour from the Jews of Ningpo.
In May 1862, for example, an Anglo-French expedition attacked the Taipingheld port of Ningpo, a hundred miles from Shanghai, and handed it over to Qing troops, who promptly carried out a general massacre.
He wrote out this poem in fifteen different transcriptions: in a reconstructed ancient pronunciation (quite pretty and no doubt infinitely less precise than Karlgren's), in Sino-Korean, Sino-Vietnamese, Cantonese, Hakka, two varieties of Amoy (colloquial and literary), Foochow, Wenchow, Ningpo, two varieties of Sino-Japanese (kan'on and go'on), Pekingese, Hankow, and Yangchow.
During the late imperial period the first native-place associations in Shanghai were created for the promotion of business interests among wealthy Cantonese, Ningpo and Fujian comprador-traders, while concomitantly providing Confucian burial services, popular religious festivals, and local operas for their fellow provincials who filled the city's burgeoning labor market.
En 1889, le YMCA de l'Universite du Michigan envoya les Grant comme missionnaires medicaux en Chine; l'American Baptist Foreign Missionary Society leur choisit le port de Ningpo (ou Ningbo, province de Zhejiang) comme base (11).
consul in Ningpo, China, in 1861 by Abraham Lincoln as a favor to his uncle.
His landmark buildings include Qingpu Community Island in Shanghai, the Centennial TV and Radio Center in Xian and Tianyi City Plaza in Ningpo.
Parker played a significant role in the negotiations, which not only provided for commercial access of Americans to the five treaty ports of Canton, Amoy, Foochow, Ningpo, and Shanghai, but also allowed for the building of houses, hospitals, schools, and places of worship by foreigners in each of the ports.
Together, we can enable a more secure and stable digital world for our customers," said Yen-Hui, Kwan, the general manager of AMOI Electronics, Ningpo.
With the signing of the Treaty of Nanking in 1842, (9) Hong Kong Island was ceded as a colony to the British, and five coastal treaty ports were opened--Canton, Amoy, Foochow, Ningpo, and Shanghai--where missionaries were, for the first time, allowed to reside, build churches, and preach the Gospel.