|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Time zone||China Standard (UTC+8)|
Fuding was promoted to county-level city status in 1995. With a population of over half a million, the city oversees 3 street committees, 1 development zone, 10 towns and 3 townships, of which one is zoned Affirmative action-like for the city's native She people.
The city is mountainous and has a good deal of seacoast. Fu'an City lies to the west and Xiapu County to the south. North and east lie counties in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province. Territorial area is 1,526 kilometres (948 mi)², or 14,957.7 square kilometres (5,775.2 sq mi) when including sea area.
- LongAn (龙安开发区)
- Shacheng 沙埕镇
(minzu xiang, 民族乡)
- Xiamen She-nation (硖门畲族乡)
Fuding City is located in the strategic region between northeast Fujian and southern Zhejiang provinces. The main road No. 104 pass through Fuding City. Fuding City is also home to the deep sea port Shacheng. The port enables large ships to come to Shacheng port which in turn leads to increase economic activity and trade.
The opening of the full-line of Wenfu High Speed Railway on September 28, 2009, improved the transportation conditions. Wenfu and Yongtaiwen High Speed Railway cut the travel time of Fuding–Fuzhou to 1.5h, Fuding–Wenzhou to 0.5h and Fuding–Shanghai to 5h.
A ferry service operates across Shacheng Bay, connecting the somewhat isolated town of Shacheng to the Long'an Development Area (the port for Dianxia Town).
With the construction of taimu international airport in future,fuding will be more and more open to the outside world.
The Taimu mountains are one of the more famous tourist spots. It has many high mountains, rivers and parks. It is known as the "wonderland on the Sea" for its steep mountains, spectacular rock formations, secluded caves and foggy climate.
Yushan Island is a small tourist island that has rolling grassland and beautiful views of hills and lakes. It is sometimes refer to as the "Heavenly Mountain in South China".
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