Fuzhou, Jiangxi

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Not to be confused with Fuzhou, the capital of Fujian province.
Fuzhou
抚州市
Prefecture-level city
Location of Fuzhou within Jiangxi
Location of Fuzhou within Jiangxi
Fuzhou is located in China
Fuzhou
Fuzhou
Location in China
Coordinates: 27°57′N 116°21′E / 27.950°N 116.350°E / 27.950; 116.350
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jiangxi
Government
 • Mayor Xìe Yìsēn
Area
 • Land 18,800 km2 (7,300 sq mi)
Elevation 45 m (147 ft)
Population (2004)
 • Total 3,700,000
 • Density 196.81/km2 (509.7/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Area code(s) 0794
Licence plate prefixes 赣F
Website http://www.jxfz.gov.cn/

Fuzhou (simplified Chinese: 抚州; traditional Chinese: 撫州; pinyin: Fǔzhōu) is a prefecture-level city in the northeastern part of Jiangxi province, People's Republic of China.

The Fuzhou Prefecture-level City is located to the south of the provincial capital Nanchang. Its total area is 18,800 km2 (7,300 sq mi). Its population is 3,700,000 people. The area is located northwest of the Wuyi Mountains, and is drained by the Fu River (Fuhe), which flows northwest and north, to the Poyang Lake (in the neighboring Nanchang Prefecture).

Economy[edit]

The main industries in the area are food, textiles, food processing and light-modeled cars.

Administration[edit]

Fuzhou has direct jurisdiction over one district and ten counties:

District (, qu):

Counties (, xian):

Transportation[edit]

Recent history[edit]

Famous people[edit]

Fuzhou is historically important as the home (specifically Lichuan) of Wang Anshi, the famous reformist prime minister of Song Dynasty, Zeng Gong, an influential scholar and historian of the Song Dynasty, and Tang Xianzu, the great Ming Dynasty dramatist.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jiang, Steven (26 May 2011). "2 dead after bomb blasts in eastern Chinese city". CNN. Retrieved 2011-05-26. 

Coordinates: 27°59′N 116°21′E / 27.983°N 116.350°E / 27.983; 116.350