Fengshun County

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Map of Fengshun County, Meizhou, Guangdong

Fengshun (Chinese Postal Map Romanisation: Fungshun or Pungshan; simplified Chinese: 丰顺县; traditional Chinese: 豐順縣) is a county in Meizhou City, Guangdong Province, southern China.

Ethno-linguistic make-up[edit]

Meizhou is noted for its large Hakka population, while Fengshun is in the southernmost of its counties bordering the Jieyang and Chaozhou municipalities. Fengshun comprises Hakka and Teochew.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Fengshun County's executive, legislature and judiciary are based in Tangkeng (汤坑镇), along with its CPC and PSB branches. The county is responsible for the administration of 16 towns and one Township Enterprise.[1]

Towns
Township enterprise

History[edit]

Qing & Republican China[edit]

The town of Tangkeng is the site of the September 30 – October 1, 1927 Battle of Shantou during the Chinese Civil War, when 5000 communist-led troops from the Nanchang Uprising were nearly routed by 15,000 well-positioned and better-supplied Right-Kuomintang forces.

Transport[edit]

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Coordinates: 23°46′00″N 116°10′59″E / 23.7667°N 116.183°E / 23.7667; 116.183