Xiamen

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Xiamen
厦门市
Sub-provincial ceety
Frae tap: Xiamen's CBD, Xiamen Varsity, colonial hooses on Gulangyu Island, South Putuo Temple, beach on Gulangyu Island, an Haicang Brig
Frae tap: Xiamen's CBD, Xiamen Varsity, colonial hooses on Gulangyu Island, South Putuo Temple, beach on Gulangyu Island, an Haicang Brig
Motto(s): 温馨城市·海上花园 (Comfortable ceety, oceanfront gairden)
Location o Xiamen Ceety jurisdiction in Fujian
Location o Xiamen Ceety jurisdiction in Fujian
Xiamen is locatit in China
Xiamen
Xiamen
Location in Cheenae
Coordinates: 24°28′47.41″N 118°05′21.91″E / 24.4798361°N 118.0894194°E / 24.4798361; 118.0894194Coordinates: 24°28′47.41″N 118°05′21.91″E / 24.4798361°N 118.0894194°E / 24.4798361; 118.0894194
Kintra Fowkrepublic o Cheenae
Province Fujian
Coonty-level
diveesions
6 destricts
Aurie
 • Sub-provincial ceety 1,699.39 km2 (656.14 sq mi)
 • Urban 281.6 km2 (108.7 sq mi)
 • Metro 3,217.98 km2 (1,242.47 sq mi)
Population (2010 Census)
 • Sub-provincial ceety 3,531,347
 • Density 2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)
 • Urban 1,861,289
 • Metro Xiamen-Zhangzhou Metro area(includin Xiamen ceety, Zhangzhou Ceety and Longhai Ceety)5,114,758
Time zone Cheenae Staundart (UTC+8)
Postal code 361000
Aurie code(s) 592
GDP 2012
 - Tot CNY 301.816 billion (USD 44.79 billion)
 - Per capita CNY 77,392 (USD 12,260)
 - Growth Increase 12.1%
License plate prefixes D
Local dialect Min Nan: Amoy dialect
Wabsteid www.xm.gov.cn

Xiamen (Mandarin pronunciation: [ɕjâmə̌n]), an aa heestorically kent as Amoy /əˈmɔɪ/,[1] POJ Hokkien: ε̄-mûiⁿ; Ē-mn̂g, is a major ceety on the sootheast (Taiwan Strait) coast o the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae. It is admeenistered as a sub-provincial ceety o Fujian province,[2] wi an aurie o 1,699.39 square kilometres (656.14 sq mi) an population o 3,531,347 at the 2010 Census.[3]

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  1. "Amoy". Oxford English Dictionary (3rd ed.). Oxford University Press. September 2005.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  2. "中央机构编制委员会印发《关于副省级市若干问题的意见》的通知. 中编发[1995]5号". 豆丁网. 1995-02-19. Retrieved 2014-05-28. 
  3. "Communiqué of the National Bureau of Statistics of People's Republic of China on Major Figures of the 2010 Population Census (No. 1)". National Bureau of Statistics of China. April 28, 2011. Archived frae the oreeginal on November 8, 2013. Retrieved February 12, 2014, 2011.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)