Location in Zaozhuang
Location in Zaozhuang
Tengzhou is located in Shandong
Location in Shandong
Coordinates: 35°05′N117°09′E / 35.083°N 117.150°E / 35.083; 117.150Coordinates: 35°05′N117°09′E / 35.083°N 117.150°E / 35.083; 117.150
Country People's Republic of China
Province Shandong
Prefecture-level city Zaozhuang
Township-level divisions 21
 • CPC Committee Secretary Shao Shiguan (邵士官)
 • Mayor Liu Wenqiang (刘文强)
 • Total 1,485 km2 (573 sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
Area code(s) 0632
Chinese 滕州
Postal Tengchow

Tengzhou (Chinese: 滕州; pinyin: Téngzhōu) is a county-level city of Zaozhuang, Shandong province of the People's Republic of China, and is the site of the feudal vassal State of Teng during the Spring and Autumn period.

Tengzhou was likely the birthplace of the philosopher Mozi, c. 470 – c. 391 BC.

The Mayor of Tengzhou is Liu Wenqiang. The Secretary of CPC Tengzhou Committee is Shao Shiguan.

Administration [ edit ]

The County-level city of Tengzhou administers 21 township-level divisions.

Economic environment [ edit ]

Tengzhou has been a major manufacturing area but in a period leading up to 2015 had been experiencing an economic downturn which closed many local factories. In the opinion of and as reported in The Wall Street Journal in July 2015, innovation in manufacturing ideas and products was a key to revitalization of the industry in Tengzhou.[1]

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