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.

Quanzhou

泉州市
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 locatit 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
KintraFowkrepublic o Cheenae
ProvinceFujian
Govrenment
 • CPC SecretarXu Gang
 • MayorZhu Ming
Area
 • Prefectur-level ceety11,218.91 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 ceety8,128,533
 • Density720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
 • Urban
1,435,185
 • Urban density1,600/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
 • Metro
6,107,475
 • Metro density1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (Cheenae Staundart)
Postal code
362000
Aurie code(s)0595
GDP2009[1]
 - TotalCNY 300.229 billion (USD 43.99 billion)
 - Per capitaCNY 38,368 (USD 5,622)
 - GrowthIncrease 12.5%
License Plate Prefixes闽C
Local DialectMin Nan: Quanzhou dialect
Wabsteidwww.quanzhou.gov.cn

ReferencesEedit

  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.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)