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Quanzhou
泉州市
Prefectur-level ceety
View o Quanzhou frae Mt. Qingyuan
View o Quanzhou frae Mt. Qingyuan
Location o Quanzhou Ceety in Fujian
Location o Quanzhou Ceety in Fujian
Quanzhou is located in China
Quanzhou
Quanzhou
Location in Cheenae
Coordinates: 24°55′N 118°35′E / 24.917°N 118.583°E / 24.917; 118.583Coordinates: 24°55′N 118°35′E / 24.917°N 118.583°E / 24.917; 118.583
Kintra Fowkrepublic o Cheenae
Province Fujian
Govrenment
 • CPC Secretar Xu Gang
 • Mayor Zhu Ming
Aurie
 • Prefectur-level ceety 11,218.91 km2 (4,331.65 sq mi)
 • Urban 872.4 km2 (336.8 sq mi)
 • Metro 4,274.5 km2 (1,650.4 sq mi)
Population (2010 Census)
 • Prefectur-level ceety 8,128,533
 • Density 720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
 • Urban 1,435,185
 • Urban density 1,600/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
 • Metro 6,107,475
 • Metro density 1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Time zone Cheenae Staundart (UTC+8)
Postal code 362000
Aurie code(s) 0595
GDP 2009[1]
 - Total CNY 300.229 billion (USD 43.99 billion)
 - Per capita CNY 38,368 (USD 5,622)
 - Growth Increase 12.5%
License Plate Prefixes 闽C
Local Dialect Min Nan: Quanzhou dialect
Wabsteid www.quanzhou.gov.cn

Quanzhou (umwhile cried Zayton/Chinchew, Cheenese: 泉州; pinyin: Quánzhōu; Wade–Giles: Ch'üan2-chou1; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Chôan-chiu) is the lairgest ceety o Fujian Province, Fowkrepublic o China. It borders aw ither prefectur-level ceeties in Fujian but twa (Ningde an Nanping) an faces the Taiwan Strait. In aulder wirks, its name mey appear as Chinchew, Chinchu, Choanchew, or Zayton, frae Arabic.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 泉州市2009年国民经济和社会发展统计公报 (in Chinese). Quanzhou Municipal Statistic Bureau. 2010-03-08. Retrieved 2010-05-03.