Licheng District, Putian
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
|Literal meaning||Lychee City|
Licheng comprises the southern shore of Xinghua Bay on the Taiwan Strait and its hinterland. It forms the southeastern corner of Putian's prefecture, bordering Houhai Lake and Quanzhou, and covers most of the extensively irrigated southern Putian Plain, an area known as the Nanyang (南洋).
Licheng is composed of the 2 subdistricts of Zhenhai (镇海街道, Zhènhǎi Jiēdào) and Gongchen (拱辰街道, Gǒngchén Jiēdào) and the 4 towns of West Tianwei (西天尾镇, Xītiānwěi Zhèn), Huangshi, Xindu (新度镇, Xīndù Zhèn), and Beigao.
- Dean, Kenneth; et al. (2010), Ritual Alliances of the Putian Plain, Vol. II, Handbook of Oriental Studies, §4: China, Vol. 23/2, Leiden: Brill.
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