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 kilometre (656.14 sq mi) an population o 3,531,347 at the 2010 Census.[3]

Xiamen

厦门市
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
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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
KintraFowkrepublic o Cheenae
ProvinceFujian
Coonty-level
diveesions
6 destricts
Area
 • Sub-provincial ceety1699.39 km2 (656.14 sq mi)
 • Urban
281.6 km2 (108.7 sq mi)
 • Metro
3217.98 km2 (1,242.47 sq mi)
Population
 (2010 Census)
 • Sub-provincial ceety3,531,347
 • Density2,100/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 zoneUTC+8 (Cheenae Staundart)
Postal code
361000
Area code(s)592
GDP2012
 - TotCNY 301.816 billion (USD 44.79 billion)
 - Per capitaCNY 77,392 (USD 12,260)
 - GrowthIncrease 12.1%
License plate prefixesD
Local dialectMin Nan: Amoy dialect
Websitewww.xm.gov.cn

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Amoy". Oxford English Dictionary (3rd ed.). Oxford University Press. September 2005. (Subscription or UK public leebrar 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. 19 Februar 1995. Retrieved 28 Mey 2014.
  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 original on November 8, 2013. Retrieved February 12, 2014, 2011. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help); Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)