Licheng District, Putian

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Licheng
荔城区
District
Licheng is located in Fujian
Licheng
Licheng
Location in Fujian
Coordinates: 25°25′54″N 119°00′57″E / 25.43167°N 119.01583°E / 25.43167; 119.01583Coordinates: 25°25′54″N 119°00′57″E / 25.43167°N 119.01583°E / 25.43167; 119.01583
Country PRC
Province Fujian
City (Prefecture) Putian
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Licheng
Chinese 荔城
Literal meaning Lychee City

Licheng District is an urban district of Putian on the central coast of Fujian Province, China.

Geography[edit]

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).[2]

Administrative divisions[edit]

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.[1]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b "行政区划", Official site, Putian: Putian People's Government, 2010 . (Chinese)
  2. ^ Dean & al (2010), p. 1.

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