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Foshan
佛山
Prefectur-level ceety
佛山市
Clockwise frae tap right: Zumiao o Foshan, Qingyun Touer in Shunfengshan Pairk, Statue o Guanyin on tap o Xiqiaoshan, & Dountoun Foshan in Chancheng Destrict
Clockwise frae tap right: Zumiao o Foshan, Qingyun Touer in Shunfengshan Pairk, Statue o Guanyin on tap o Xiqiaoshan, & Dountoun Foshan in Chancheng Destrict
Nickname(s): (Chan)
Guangdong subdivisions - Foshan.svg
Coordinates: 23°01′0″N 113°07′0″E / 23.01667°N 113.11667°E / 23.01667; 113.11667Coordinates: 23°01′0″N 113°07′0″E / 23.01667°N 113.11667°E / 23.01667; 113.11667
Kintra Cheenae
Province Guangdong
Municipal seat Chancheng Destrict
Govrenment
 • CPC Committee Secretary Lin Yuanhe (林元和)
 • Mayor Chen Yunxian (陈云贤)
Aurie
 • Prefectur-level ceety 3,813.64 km2 (1,472.45 sq mi)
 • Watter 690 km2 (270 sq mi)
 • Urban 153.69 km2 (59.34 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Prefectur-level ceety 7,194,311
 • Density 1,900/km2 (4,900/sq mi)
 • Urban 7,194,311
 • Metro 7,194,311
Time zone Cheenae Staundart Time (UTC+8)
Postal code 528000
Aurie code(s) 0757
License plate prefixes 粤E(for motor vehicles registered in Chancheng, Sanshui an Gaoming Destrict),
粤Y(for motor vehicles registered in Nanhai Destrict),
粤X(for motor vehicles registered in Shunde Destrict)
- Tot ¥ 481.5 billion (2009)
- Per capita ¥ 80,579 (2009)
Wabsteid foshan.gov.cn
Foshan
Cheenese 佛山
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Cantonese Yale Fahtsāan
Hanyu Pinyin Fóshān
Postal Fatshan
Leeteral meanin Buddha Mountain

Foshan (Cheenese: 佛山), is a prefectur-level ceety in central Guangdong province, Fowkrepublic o Cheenae. The aurie unner the ceety's jurisdiction is aboot 3,840 km2 (1,480 sq mi) an currently haes a population o 7.1 million o which 3.6 million reside in the ceety proper.