Changtai County

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Changtai County
Changtai County is located in Fujian
Changtai County
Changtai County
Location in Fujian
Coordinates: 24°41′N 117°47′E / 24.683°N 117.783°E / 24.683; 117.783Coordinates: 24°41′N 117°47′E / 24.683°N 117.783°E / 24.683; 117.783
Country People's Republic of China
Province Fujian
Prefecture-level city Zhangzhou
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

About this sound Changtai County  (simplified Chinese: 长泰县; traditional Chinese: 長泰縣; pinyin: Chángtài Xiàn; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tiô-thoà-koān) is a county of southern Fujian province, People's Republic of China. It is under the administration of Zhangzhou City and is located just outside the city's urban area.

Local Dialect[edit]

The one and only local dialect of Changtai county is Hokkien, which is spoken with a unique Changtai accent that falls under the Zhangzhou Hokkien accent umbrella, but bears significant differences in pronunciation of certain Chinese characters from the well-known Zhangzhou city accent.