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Encyclopedia > Zhangzhou
漳州市
Zhāngzhōu Shì
Zhangzhou is highlighted on this map
Administration Type Prefecture-level city
Area Unknown
Population Unknown
GDP Unknown
Major Nationalities Han
County-level divisions 11
Township-level divisions Unknown
Area Code 596

Zhangzhou (Chinese: 漳州; pinyin: Zhāngzhōu) is a prefecture-level city in southern Fujian province, People's Republic of China. Located on the banks of the Xi River, Zhangzhou borders the cities of Xiamen and Quanzhou to the northeast, Longyan City to the northwest and the province of Guangdong to the southwest. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... A prefecture-level city (地级市 Pinyin: dìjí shì, literally region-level city) or prefecture-level municipality is an administrative division of the Peoples Republic of China, ranking below a province and above a county in Chinas administrative structure. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Ethnolinguistic map of China The Peoples Republic of China (PRC) is a multi-ethnic unitary state and, as such, officially recognizes 56 nationalities or mínzú (民族), within China: the Han being the majority (>92%), and the remaining 55 nationalities being the national minorities. ... Languages Chinese languages Religions Predominantly Taoism, Mahayana Buddhism, traditional Chinese religions, and atheism. ... Due to Chinas large population and area, the political divisions of China have always consisted of several levels since ancient times. ... Due to Chinas large population and area, the political divisions of China have always consisted of several levels since ancient times. ... The Chinese Telephone Code Plan is the way to group telephone numbers in mainland China. ... It has been suggested that Pinyin method be merged into this article or section. ... A prefecture-level city (地级市 Pinyin: dìjí shì, literally region-level city) or prefecture-level municipality is an administrative division of the Peoples Republic of China, ranking below a province and above a county in Chinas administrative structure. ...   (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Fu-chien; Postal map spelling: Fukien, Foukien; local transliteration Hokkien from Min Nan Hok-kiàn) is one of the provinces on the southeast coast of the Peoples Republic of China. ... A province, in the context of China, is a translation of sheng (省 shÄ›ng), which is an administrative division of China. ... Xi River (西江, pinyin: Xī Jiāng, Postal System Pinyin: Si Kiang, lit. ... View of Xiamen(Ä’-mnÌ‚g)from the Xiamen University campus Xiamen(Ä’-mnÌ‚g) is a coastal sub-provincial city in southeastern Fujian province, Peoples Republic of China. ... The characters 泉州 are also used for SenshÅ«, an alternate name for the former Japanese province of Izumi. ... Longyan (Simplified Chinese: 龙岩; pinyin: Lóngyán) is a prefecture-level city in southwestern Fujian province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Guangdong, often spelt as Kwangtung, is a province on the south coast of the Peoples Republic of China. ...


In older English works, its name may appear as Chang-Chow or Changchow. The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ...

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Dialect

Min Nan (Traditional Chinese: 閩南語; Simplified Chinese: 闽南语) Mǐn N n (Chinese: 閩南語), also spelt as Minnan or Min-nan; native name B ; literally means Southern Min or Southern Fujian and refers to the local language/dialect of southern Fujian province, China. ... Traditional Chinese (Traditional Chinese: 正體字/繁體字, Simplified Chinese: 正体字/繁体字) refers to one of two standard sets of printed Chinese characters. ... Simplified Chinese characters (Simplified Chinese: 简体字; Traditional Chinese: 簡體字; pinyin: jiǎntǐzì; also called 简化字/簡化字, jiǎnhuàzì) are one of two standard character sets of printed contemporary Chinese written language. ...


Administration

The prefecture-level city of Zhangzhou administers 2 districts, 1 county-level city and 8 counties. A prefecture-level city (地级市 Pinyin: dìjí shì, literally region-level city) or prefecture-level municipality is an administrative division of the Peoples Republic of China, ranking below a province and above a county in Chinas administrative structure. ... District, in the context of China, is used to refer to several unrelated political divisions in both ancient and modern China. ... A county-level city (县级市 Pinyin: xiànjí shì) is a county-level administrative division of mainland China. ... In the context of Political divisions of China, county is the standard English translation of 县 (xiàn). ...

Xiangcheng (Simplified Chinese: 襄城; Hanyu Pinyin: Xiāngchéng) is a sub-city-level region in Xiangfan City, Hubei province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Longhai City (Chinese: 龙海市; pinyin: Lónghǎi Shì) is a county within the prefecture of Zhangzhou. ... Dongshan District (Pinyin: Dōngshān Qū) is a county within the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administrative jurisdiction of the Ürümqi City. ... Pinghe County (Chinese: 平和县; Pinyin PingHe Xian) is a county in Fujian province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Zhangpu (漳浦县) is a county level division of Zhangzhou City, Fujian Province, Peoples Republic of China. ...

Colleges and universities

Zhangzhou Normal College (漳州师范学院) is a public college located in Zhangzhou, Fujian, China. ...

See also

The Zhishanyan Huijigong Temple in Taipei, Taiwan. ...

External links

  • Government website of Zhangzhou (in Simplified Chinese)
  • Zhangzhou Dialect
  • Guide to Zhangzhou Tour Sites


Prefecture-level divisions of Fujian
Sub-provincial cities: Xiamen
Prefecture-level cities: Fuzhou | Longyan | Nanping | Ningde
Putian | Quanzhou | Sanming | Zhangzhou
List of Fujian County-level divisions

Coordinates: 24°31′N 117°39′E Due to Chinas large population and area, the political divisions of China have always consisted of several levels since ancient times. ...   (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Fu-chien; Postal map spelling: Fukien, Foukien; local transliteration Hokkien from Min Nan Hok-kiàn) is one of the provinces on the southeast coast of the Peoples Republic of China. ... A sub-provincial city (副省级城市), or vice-provincial city, in the Peoples Republic of China, is a prefecture-level city that is ruled by a province, but is administered independently in regard to economy and law. ... View of Xiamen(Ä’-mnÌ‚g)from the Xiamen University campus Xiamen(Ä’-mnÌ‚g) is a coastal sub-provincial city in southeastern Fujian province, Peoples Republic of China. ... A prefecture-level city (地级市 Pinyin: dìjí shì, literally region-level city) or prefecture-level municipality is an administrative division of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Fuzhou (Chinese: 福州; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Fu-chou; EFEO: Fou-Tcheou; SLC: Hùk-cieu; also seen as Foochow or Fuchow) is the provincial seat and the largest prefecture-level city of Fujian province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Longyan (Simplified Chinese: 龙岩; pinyin: Lóngyán) is a prefecture-level city in southwestern Fujian province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Nanping (Simplified Chinese: 南平; pinyin: Nánpíng) is a prefecture-level city in northwestern Fujian province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Ningde (Simplified Chinese: 宁德, Traditional Chinese: 寕德; pinyin: Níngdé), also known as Mindong (Simplified Chinese: 闽东, Traditional Chinese: 閩東; pinyin: Mǐndōng; lit. ... Putian is a city located on the southeast of Fujian Province, China. ... The characters 泉州 are also used for SenshÅ«, an alternate name for the former Japanese province of Izumi. ... Sanming (三明) is a prefecture-level city in Fujian province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Fujian is a province of China, with the vast majority administered by the Peoples Republic of China (PRC), and the offshore islands of Quemoy and Matsu administered by the Republic of China (ROC) on Taiwan. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Zhangzhou is located on the lower reaches of the Nine-Dragon River, and forms a "golden triangle" with Xiamen and Quanzhou.
The mandarin orange of Zhangzhou, the banana of Tianbao, the Litchi of Qiuhu, the date of Yunxiao, the pomelo of Pinghe and of Huaan are called the "six renowned fruits of the South Fujian" and have won an international fame.
Interestingly, the South Fujian dialect is spoken with local variations tin the counties of Zhangzhou.
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Zhangzhou, the home of flowers and fruits, is located in the southeast of Fujian Province.It has under its jurisdiction 2 districts, 1 city and 8 counties, with a total land area of 12.6 thousand sq.kms, a sea area of 18.6 thousand sq.kms and a coastline of 680 kms.
Zhangzhou possesses several advantages in abundant resources, a subtropical monsoon climate, numerous compatriots in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao, and earlier in opening to the outside world.
Zhangzhou was approved to be State's Export-oriented Agricultural Demonstrational Area, and the Experimental Area (Zhangzhou) for Agricultural Cooperation Between Two Sides of the Taiwan Straits.
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