|Regions with significant populations|
|Puxian Min, Mandarin, and Min Nan|
|Predominantly Mahayana Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Traditional Chinese religion or Atheism|
|Related ethnic groups|
|Other Min Nan speaking peoples|
They may also be referred to as Xinghua. Hing Hua district was carved out from Quanzhou district during the Song dynasty and was given the name HingHua. Hinghua people originated from Henan province and migrated to the present Putian many years ago. Henghua people were said to be mostly in charge of religious affair during that era, and migrated to Fujian after the civil war.
Today, there are significantly large Henghua diaspora communities throughout Southeast Asia, especially in Malaysia where they can be found in cities such as Kuala Lumpur, Sibu and Kuching. In Indonesia, most Henghua live in Java and since long have been known for their businesses that mainly related with bicycle and transportation vehicles.
- Henghua United - A Facebook group created for all Henghua people around the world.
- Chinese Overseas: Comparative Cultural Issues. Hong Kong University Press. p. 92.