Shunchang County

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Shunchang County

顺昌县
Shunchang is located in Fujian
Shunchang
Shunchang
Location in Fujian
Coordinates: 26°47′35″N 117°48′36″E / 26.793°N 117.810°E / 26.793; 117.810Coordinates: 26°47′35″N 117°48′36″E / 26.793°N 117.810°E / 26.793; 117.810
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceFujian
Prefecture-level cityNanping
Government
 • CPC County Committee SecretaryJiang Jianhua
Area
 • Land1,985 km2 (766 sq mi)
Population
 • Total242,000
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Vehicle licence plates闽H
Websitewww.fjsc.gov.cn

Shunchang County (simplified Chinese: 顺昌县; traditional Chinese: 順昌縣; pinyin: Shùnchāng Xiàn; Northern Min: Sē̤ng-chióng-gṳ̄ing) is a county under the administration of Nanping City, in the northwest of Fujian province, People's Republic of China. The county's name was established in 933, during the Tang Dynasty. It has a total population of approximately 241,200 people as of the end of 2003. It is a key region for forestry and the production of coarse bamboo in Fujian.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Shunchang County administers one subdistrict, seven towns, and four rural townships. The subdistrict is Shuangxi. The towns include Jianxi, Yangkou, Yuankeng, Bushang, Dali, Dagan, and Renshou. The rural townships include Yangdun, Zhengfang, Lanxia, and Gaoyang.

Geography[edit]

Shunchang County has two major brooks, Futunxi and Jinxi, as well as numerous smaller tributaries.

Specialty[edit]

  • Renshou Guandan (仁寿灌蛋)

Notable people[edit]

Climate[edit]

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