Changtai County

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Changtai County

Changtai is located in Fujian
Location of the seat 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
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Prefecture-level cityZhangzhou
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Changtai County
Du Halde - Description de la Chine - Villes de Kien ning fou et Tchang tai hien.jpg
Maps of "Kien-ning-fou" and "Tchang-tai-hien" from Du Halde's 1735 Description of China, based on Jesuit accounts
Traditional Chinese長泰
Simplified Chinese长泰

About this soundChangtai County  is a county in Zhangzhou Prefecture in southern Fujian Province in the People's Republic of China. It is located just outside the Zhangzhou's central 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.