List of administrative divisions of Fujian

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Fujian Province
Province
Capital: Fuzhou
Prefectural level divisions
Sub-provincial cities 1
Prefectural cities 8
County level divisions
County cities 14
Counties 43
Districts 28
Township level divisions
Towns 600
Townships 311
Ethnic townships 19
Subdistricts 173
The above are numbers given officially by the PRC, so Jinmen County (6 townships) and Mazu Township are included as well.

Fujian is a province of China, with the vast majority administered by the People's Republic of China (PRC), and the offshore islands of Kinmen (Jinmen/Quemoy) and Matsu (Mazu) administered by the Republic of China (ROC) on Taiwan.

The PRC-administered Fujian province is made up of the following three levels of administrative division.

All of these administrative divisions are explained in greater detail at Administrative divisions of the People's Republic of China. This chart lists only prefecture-level and county-level divisions of Fujian as given by the PRC.

For the list of township-level divisions within each county, see List of township-level divisions of Fujian.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Prefecture level
(Division code)
County Level
Name Chinese Hanyu Pinyin Division code[1]
Fuzhou City
福州市
Fúzhōu Shì
(Capital)
(3501)
Gulou District 鼓楼区 Gǔlóu Qū 350102
Taijiang District 台江区 Táijiāng Qū 350103
Cangshan District 仓山区 Cāngshān Qū 350104
Mawei District 马尾区 Mǎwěi Qū 350105
Jin'an District 晋安区 Jìn'ān Qū 350111
Minhou County 闽侯县 Mǐnhòu Xiàn (not Mǐnhóu) 350121
Lianjiang County¹ 连江县 Liánjiāng Xiàn 350122
Luoyuan County¹ 罗源县 Luóyuán Xiàn 350123
Minqing County 闽清县 Mǐnqīng Xiàn 350124
Yongtai County 永泰县 Yǒngtài Xiàn 350125
Pingtan County 平潭县 Píngtán Xiàn 350128
Fuqing City 福清市 Fúqīng Shì 350181
Changle City¹ 长乐市 Chánglè Shì 350182
Xiamen City
厦门市
Xiàmén Shì
(Sub-provincial)
(3502)
Siming District 思明区 Sīmíng Qū 350203
Haicang District 海沧区 Hǎicāng Qū 350205
Huli District 湖里区 Húlǐ Qū 350206
Jimei District 集美区 Jíměi Qū 350211
Tong'an District 同安区 Tóng'ān Qū 350212
Xiang'an District 翔安区 Xiáng'ān Qū 350213
Putian City
莆田市
Pútián Shì
(3503)
Chengxiang District 城厢区 Chéngxiāng Qū 350302
Hanjiang District 涵江区 Hánjiāng Qū 350303
Licheng District 荔城区 Lìchéng Qū 350304
Xiuyu District² 秀屿区 Xiùyǔ Qū 350305
Xianyou County 仙游县 Xiānyóu Xiàn 350322
Sanming City
三明市
Sānmíng Shì
(3504)
Meilie District 梅列区 Méiliè Qū 350402
Sanyuan District 三元区 Sānyuán Qū 350403
Mingxi County 明溪县 Míngxī Xiàn 350421
Qingliu County 清流县 Qīngliú Xiàn 350423
Ninghua County 宁化县 Nínghuà Xiàn 350424
Datian County 大田县 Dàtián Xiàn 350425
Youxi County 尤溪县 Yóuxī Xiàn 350426
Sha County 沙县 Shāxiàn 350427
Jiangle County 将乐县 Jiānglè Xiàn 350428
Taining County 泰宁县 Tàiníng Xiàn 350429
Jianning County 建宁县 Jiànníng Xiàn 350430
Yong'an City 永安市 Yǒng'ān Shì 350481
Quanzhou City
泉州市
Quánzhōu Shì
(3505)
Licheng District 鲤城区 Lǐchéng Qū 350502
Fengze District 丰泽区 Fēngzé Qū 350503
Luojiang District 洛江区 Luòjiāng Qū 350504
Quangang District 泉港区 Quángǎng Qū 350505
Hui'an County 惠安县 Huì'ān Xiàn 350521
Anxi County 安溪县 Ānxī Xiàn 350524
Yongchun County 永春县 Yǒngchūn Xiàn 350525
Dehua County 德化县 Déhuà Xiàn 350526
Jinmen County² 金门县 Jīnmén Xiàn 350527
Shishi City 石狮市 Shíshī Shì 350581
Jinjiang City 晋江市 Jìnjiāng Shì 350582
Nan'an City 南安市 Nán'ān Shì 350583
Zhangzhou City
漳州市
Zhāngzhōu Shì
(3506)
Xiangcheng District 芗城区 Xiāngchéng Qū 350602
Longwen District 龙文区 Lóngwén Qū 350603
Yunxiao County 云霄县 Yúnxiāo Xiàn 350622
Zhangpu County 漳浦县 Zhāngpǔ Xiàn 350623
Zhao'an County 诏安县 Zhào'ān Xiàn 350624
Changtai County 长泰县 Chángtài Xiàn 350625
Dongshan County 东山县 Dōngshān Xiàn 350626
Nanjing County 南靖县 Nánjìng Xiàn 350627
Pinghe County 平和县 Pínghé Xiàn 350628
Hua'an County 华安县 Huá'ān Xiàn 350629
Longhai City 龙海市 Lónghǎi Shì 350681
Nanping City
南平市
Nánpíng Shì
(3507)
Yanping District 延平区 Yánpíng Qū 350702
Jianyang District 建阳区 Jiànyáng Qū 350703
Shunchang County 顺昌县 Shùnchāng Xiàn 350721
Pucheng County 浦城县 Pǔchéng Xiàn 350722
Guangze County 光泽县 Guāngzé Xiàn 350723
Songxi County 松溪县 Sōngxī Xiàn 350724
Zhenghe County 政和县 Zhènghé Xiàn 350725
Shaowu City 邵武市 Shàowǔ Shì 350781
Wuyishan City 武夷山市 Wǔyíshān Shì 350782
Jian'ou City 建瓯市 Jiàn'ōu Shì 350783
Longyan City
龙岩市
Lóngyán Shì
(3508)
Xinluo District 新罗区 Xīnluó Qū 350802
Yongding District 永定区 Yǒngdìng Qū 350803
Changting County 长汀县 Chángtīng Xiàn 350821
Shanghang County 上杭县 Shàngháng Xiàn 350823
Wuping County 武平县 Wǔpíng Xiàn 350824
Liancheng County 连城县 Liánchéng Xiàn 350825
Zhangping City 漳平市 Zhāngpíng Shì 350881
Ningde City
宁德市
Níngdé Shì
(3509)
Jiaocheng District 蕉城区 Jiāochéng Qū 350902
Xiapu County 霞浦县 Xiápǔ Xiàn 350921
Gutian County 古田县 Gǔtián Xiàn 350922
Pingnan County 屏南县 Píngnán Xiàn 350923
Shouning County 寿宁县 Shòuníng Xiàn 350924
Zhouning County 周宁县 Zhōuníng Xiàn 350925
Zherong County 柘荣县 Zhèróng Xiàn 350926
Fu'an City 福安市 Fú'ān Shì 350981
Fuding City 福鼎市 Fúdǐng Shì 350982

¹ — The Republic of China also has a Lianjiang County administering Matsu (Mazu), which is claimed by the PRC as a part of its Lianjiang County. The Juguang Islands, claimed as a part of Changle City by the PRC, and the islands of Dongyin and Siyin, claimed as part of the Luoyuan County by the PRC, are also administered by the ROC's Lienchiang County.
² — Jinmen County (Kinmen/Quemoy) is administered entirely by the Republic of China. The ROC administration of Kinmen County also covers Wuqiu (Wuciou) Island, claimed by the PRC as a part of Xiuyu District, Putian.

Administrative divisions history[edit]

Recent changes in administrative divisions[edit]

Date Before After Note Reference[2][3]
1981-09-21 Longyan County Longyan (PC-City) upgraded
1983-01-18 all Province-controlled city (P-City) → Prefecture-level city (PL-City) MoCA Announcement
all Prefecture-controlled city (PC-City) → County-level city (CL-City)
1983-04-28 Putian Prefecture Jinjiang Prefecture merged into
parts of Putian Prefecture Fuzhou (PL-City) transferred
↳ Minqing County ↳ Minqing County transferred
↳ Yongtai County ↳ Yongtai County transferred
↳ Fuqing County ↳ Fuqing County transferred
↳ Changle County ↳ Changle County transferred
↳ Pingtan County ↳ Pingtan County transferred
Ningde Prefecture Fuzhou (PL-City) transferred
↳ Lianjiang County ↳ Lianjiang County transferred
↳ Luoyuan County ↳ Luoyuan County transferred
Sanming Prefecture Sanming (PL-City) upgraded
1983-09-09 parts of Jinjiang Prefecture Putian (PL-City) established
↳ Putian County ↳ Chengxiang District established
↳ Hanjiang District established
↳ Putian County transferred
↳ Xianyou County ↳ Xianyou County transferred
1983-10-17 Shaowu County Shaowu (CL-City) upgraded
1984-09-12 Yong'an County Yong'an (CL-City) upgraded
1985-05-14 Jinjiang Prefecture Quanzhou (PL-City) city district upgraded
↳ Quanzhou (CL-City) dissolved
Longxi Prefecture Zhangzhou (PL-City) upgraded
Zhangzhou (CL-City) Xiangcheng District upgraded
1985-12-22 Quanzhou (PL-City) city district Licheng District established
1987-06-10 parts of Siming District Huli District established
Jiao District, Xiamen Jimei District renamed
1987-12-07 parts of Jinjiang County Shishi (CL-City) established
1988-10-04 Ningde County Ningde (CL-City) established
1988-10-24 Jianyang Prefecture Nanping Prefecture renamed
1989-08-21 Chong'an County Wuyishan (CL-City) established
1989-11-13 Fu'an County Fu'an (CL-City) established
1990-08-15 Zhangping County Zhangping (CL-City) upgraded
1990-12-26 Fuqing County Fuqing (CL-City) upgraded
1992-03-06 Jinjiang County Jinjiang (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1992]23
1993-10-20 Jian'ou County Jian'ou (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1992]121
1993-03-12 Longhai County Longhai (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1993]94
Nan'an County Nan'an (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1993]95
1994-02-18 Changle County Changle (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1994]28
1994-03-04 Jianyang County Jianyang (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1994]40
1994-09-05 Nanping Prefecture Nanping (PL-City) upgraded Guohan[1994]94
Nanping (CL-City) Yanping District upgraded
1995-10-13 Fuding County Fuding (CL-City) upgraded
1995-03-04 Jiao District, Fuzhou Jin'an District upgraded Guohan[1995]102
1996-05-31 parts of Xiangcheng District Longwen District established Guohan[1996]38
1996-11-20 Longyan Prefecture Longyan (PL-City) upgraded Guohan[1996]100
Longyan (CL-City) Xinluo District upgraded
Tong'an County Tong'an District established Guohan[1996]101
1997-06-03 parts of
Licheng District, Quanzhou
Fengze District upgraded Guohan[1997]42
Luojiang District upgraded
1999-11-14 Ningde Prefecture Ningde (PL-City) upgraded Guohan[1999]136
Ningde (CL-City) Jiaocheng District upgraded
2000-04-20 parts of Hui'an County Quangang District established
2002-02-01 Putian County Chengxiang District dissolved & merged into Guohan[2000]9
Hanjiang District dissolved & merged into
Licheng District, Putian dissolved & established
Xiuyu District dissolved & established
2003-04-26 Gulangyu District Siming District merged into Guohan[2003]2
Kaiyuan District Siming District merged into
Xinglin District Haicang District merged into
parts of Tong'an District Xiang'an District established
2014-05-02 Jianyang (CL-City) Jianyang District upgraded Guohan[2014]57
2014-12-30 Yongding County Yongding District upgraded Guohan[2014]159

Population composition[edit]

Prefectures[edit]

Prefecture 2010 2000
Fuzhou 7,115,370 6,386,013
Xiamen 3,531,347 2,053,070
Longyan 2,5595,45 2,684,310
Nanping 3,138,967 3,040,799
Ningde 3,393,698 3,235,705
Putian 2,778,508 2,727,923
Quanzhou 8,128,530 7,283,040
Sanming 2,503,388 2,574,075
Zhangzhou 4,809,983 4,581,675

Counties[edit]

Name Prefecture 2010
Gulou Fuzhou 687,706
Taijiang Fuzhou 446,891
Cangshan Fuzhou 762,746
Mawei Fuzhou 231,929
Jin'an Fuzhou 792,491
Minhou Fuzhou 662,118
Lianjiang Fuzhou 561,490
Luoyuan Fuzhou 207,677
Minqing Fuzhou 237,643
Yongtai Fuzhou 249,455
Pingtan Fuzhou 357,760
Fuqing Fuzhou 1,234,838
Changle Fuzhou 682,626
Siming Xiamen 929,998
Haicang Xiamen 288,739
Huli Xiamen 931,291
Jimei Xiamen 580,857
Tong'an Xiamen 496,129
Xiang'an Xiamen 304,333
Chengxiang Putian 413,853
Hanjiang Putian 470,097
Licheng Putian 499,110
Xiuyu Putian 570,741
Xianyou Putian 824,707
Meilie Sanming 176,539
Sanyuan Sanming 198,958
Mingxi Sanming 102,667
Qingliu Sanming 136,248
Ninghua Sanming 272,443
Datian Sanming 311,631
Youxi Sanming 352,067
Sha(xian) Sanming 226,669
Jiangle Sanming 148,867
Taining Sanming 110,278
Jianning Sanming 119,979
Yong'an Sanming 347,042
Licheng Quanzhou 404,817
Fengze Quanzhou 529,640
Luojiang Quanzhou 187,189
Quangang Quanzhou 313,539
Hui'an Quanzhou 944,231
Anxi Quanzhou 977,432
Yongchun Quanzhou 452,217
Dehua Quanzhou 277,867
Shishi Quanzhou 636,700
Jinjiang Quanzhou 1,986,447
Nan'an Quanzhou 1418,451
Xiangcheng Zhangzhou 538,186
Longwen Zhangzhou 167,463
Yunxiao Zhangzhou 415835
Zhangpu Zhangzhou 802,971
Zhao'an Zhangzhou 597,798
Changtai Zhangzhou 206,809
Dongshan Zhangzhou 211,505
Nanjing Zhangzhou 333,969
Pinghe Zhangzhou 498,533
Hua'an Zhangzhou 159,152
Longhai Zhangzhou 877,762
Yanping Nanping 467,875
Shunchang Nanping 191,588
Pucheng Nanping 304,583
Guangze Nanping 134,113
Songxi Nanping 125,472
Zhenghe Nanping 171,715
Shaowu Nanping 275,110
Wuyishan Nanping 233,557
Jian'ou Nanping 452,174
Jianyang Nanping 289,362
Xinluo Longyan 662,429
Changting Longyan 393,390
Yongding Longyan 362,658
Shanghang Longyan 374,047
Wuping Longyan 278,182
Liancheng Longyan 248,645
Zhangping Longyan 240,194
Jiaocheng Ningde 429,260
Xiapu Ningde 461,176
Gutian Ningde 323,700
Pingnan Ningde 137,724
Shouning Ningde 175,874
Zhouning Ningde 112,701
Zherong Ningde 88,387
Fu'an Ningde 563,640
Fuding Ningde 529,534
Jinmen (claimed) Quanzhou

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2012国家统计局统计用区划代码
  2. ^ "中华人民共和国行政区划沿革 (1949-2006)". www.gov.cn. Government of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 11 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "县级以上行政区划变更情况 (1999-present)". www.mca.gov.cn. Ministry of Civial Affairs of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 11 January 2016.