Zhongshan (jōng-shän) [key] or Shekki shĕˈkēˈ, town (1994 est. pop. 341,200), S Guangdong prov., SE China, near Macao. It is situated on Zhongshan island (sometimes called Macao island), and has sugar refineries. Sun Yat-sen was born there. The name sometimes appears as Chung-shan.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.
See more Encyclopedia articles on: Chinese and Mongolian Political Geography