|Administration Type||Prefecture-level city|
|Population||7. A prefecture-level city ( or prefecture-level municipality is an administrative division of the People's Republic of China, ranking below a province and Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of Kinmen, ( Traditional Chinese: 金門 Simplified Chinese: 金门 Hanyu Pinyin: Jīnmén Tongyong Pinyin: Jinmén Wades-Giles In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology 52 million|
- Total (2006)
- Per Capita (2006)
¥190. 1 billion
|County-level divisions||12 (11 in practice, less Quemoy)|
Quanzhou (Chinese: 泉州; pinyin: Quánzhōu; Wade-Giles: Ch'üan2-chou1; Min Nan: Chôan-chiu) is a prefecture-level city in southeastern Fujian province, People's Republic of China. The following is a list of ethnic groups in China where "China" is taken to mean areas controlled by either of the two states using "China" in their formal Han Chinese ( are an Ethnic group native to China and by most modern definitions the largest single Ethnic group in the world. See also Administrative divisions of the Republic of China Due to China 's large Population and area the political divisions of China have consisted See also Administrative divisions of the Republic of China Due to China 's large Population and area the political divisions of China have consisted The Chinese Telephone Code Plan is the way to group telephone numbers in the mainland of the People's Republic of China. A postal code (known in various countries as a post code, postcode, or ZIP code) is a series of letters and/or digits appended to a Pinyin, more formally Hanyu pinyin, is the most common Standard Mandarin Romanization system in use Wade-Giles (ˌweɪdˈʤaɪlz) sometimes abbreviated Wade, is a Romanization system (phonetic notation and Transcription) for the Mandarin The Southern Min language or Min Nan ( POJ: Bân-lâm-gú or "Southern Fujian" language refers to a family of Chinese languages Dialects A prefecture-level city ( or prefecture-level municipality is an administrative division of the People's Republic of China, ranking below a province and This article is about the People's Republic of China province A province, in the context of China, is a translation of sheng ( which is an administrative division Talk People's Republic of China) PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA ARTICLE GUIDELINES It borders all other prefecture-level cities in Fujian but two (Ningde and Nanping) and faces the Taiwan Strait. Administration The prefecture-level Ningde City administers 1 district, 2 cities, 6 counties, as well as 124 towns This article is about the city in Fujian Province China For the Ten Kingdoms -era kingdom also known as Nanping see Jingnan Administration The Taiwan Strait or Formosa Strait is a 180-km-wide (11185-mile-wide Strait between Mainland China and Taiwan. In older English works, its name may appear as Chinchew or Chinchu. English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States In medieval Western accounts it is known as Zaytun or Zaitun, from the Arabic transcription (زيتون). Arabic (ar الْعَرَبيّة (informally ar عَرَبيْ) in terms of the number of speakers is the largest living member of the Semitic language
The People's Republic of China claims Jinmen County — more widely known as Quemoy — as part of Quanzhou, but the territory is currently under the jurisdiction of the Republic of China. Kinmen, ( Traditional Chinese: 金門 Simplified Chinese: 金门 Hanyu Pinyin: Jīnmén Tongyong Pinyin: Jinmén Wades-Giles REPUBLIC OF CHINA ARTICLE GUIDELINES
Quanzhou was established in 718 during the Chinese Tang Dynasty (618-907). For the area code see Area code 718 Events By Place Europe Tervel 's reign as monarch of The Tang Dynasty ( Middle Chinese: dhɑng (June 18 618&ndashJune 4 907 was an imperial dynasty of China preceded by the Sui Dynasty and followed by In those days, Guangzhou was China's greatest seaport, but this status would be surpassed later by Quanzhou. Guangzhou ( Jyutping: Gwong²zau¹; Yale: Gwóngjàu) is the Capital and a Sub-provincial city ||-||-|-||-||-||-||-||-||-|} A port is a facility for receiving Ships and transferring cargo During the Song Dynasty (960-1279) and Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368), Quanzhou was one of the world's largest seaports, hosting a large community of foreign-born inhabitants from across the Eurasian world. The Song Dynasty ( Wade-Giles: Sung Ch'ao was a ruling dynasty in China between 960&ndash1279 CE it succeeded the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms The Yuan Dynasty ( Pinyin: Yuáncháo Dai Ön Ulus (Дай Юан Улс was a ruling Dynasty founded by the Mongol leader Kublai Due to its reputation, Quanzhou has been called the starting point of the Silk Road via the sea. The Silk Road, or Silk Routes, are an extensive interconnected network of Trade routes across the Asian continent connecting East South and Western Asia with the In The Travels of Marco Polo, Quanzhou (called Zayton, T'swan-Chau or Chin-Cheu) was listed as the departure point for Marco Polo's expedition to escort the 17-year-old Mongol princess pride Kököchin to her new husband in the Persian Ilkhanate. The Travels of Marco Polo is the usual English title of Marco Polo 's travel book nicknamed Il Milione ( The Million Marco Polo ( September 15 1254 – January 9 1324 at earliest but no later than June 1325 was a Venetian trader and explorer Kököchin, also Kökechin, Kokachin or Cocacin ( Ch: 阔阔真 was a 13th century Mongol princess from the Yuan dynasty The Ilkhanate, also spelled Il-khanate or Il Khanate (Ил Хан улс Il Khan uls;) was a Mongol Khanate established in
Quanzhou is also a migration source of many Overseas Chinese living in South East Asia and to Taiwan during the last couple of centuries.
Quanzhou is a coastal prefecture bordered by Xiamen sub-provincial city to the south west. It also forms another border with Zhangzhou and Longyan prefecture level city towards the west. Putian and Fuzhou forms Quanzhou's north east border and Sanming from the north.
Quanzhou is mountainous and has many rivers and tributaries originating from the interior.
The people of Quanzhou speak a variant of Min Nan similar to Amoy. The Southern Min language or Min Nan ( POJ: Bân-lâm-gú or "Southern Fujian" language refers to a family of Chinese languages Dialects
The prefecture-level city of Quanzhou administers 4 districts, 3 county-level cities and 5 counties. A prefecture-level city ( or prefecture-level municipality is an administrative division of the People's Republic of China, ranking below a province and The term district, in the context of China, is used to refer to several unrelated political divisions in both ancient and modern China. A county-level city ( is a county-level administrative division of Mainland China. In the context of Political divisions of China, county is the standard English translation of 县 ( xiàn)
Quanzhou is a major exporter of agricultural products such as Tea, banana, lychee and rice. Anxi County ( Chinese: 安溪县 Pinyin: Ānxī Xiàn POJ: An-khoe Fujian Province China, is a county level city in the Quanzhou Kinmen, ( Traditional Chinese: 金門 Simplified Chinese: 金门 Hanyu Pinyin: Jīnmén Tongyong Pinyin: Jinmén Wades-Giles It is also a major producer of quarry granite and ceremics. Other industries include textiles, footwear, fashion and apparel, packaging, machinery, paper and petrochemicals. 
Quanzhou is the biggest automotive market in Fujian, it has the highest number of private automobile possession. 
Quanzhou is one of the twenty-four famous historic cultural cities first approved by the Chinese Government.
Quanzhou is a important transport hub within south eastern Fujian province. Porcelain is a Ceramic material made by heating raw materials generally including Clay in the form of Kaolin, in a Kiln to temperatures Stoneware a Vitreous or semivitreous ceramic ware of fine texture made primarily from nonrefactory fire clay Tie Guan Yin ( Min Nan POJ: Thih-koan-im Cantonese Jyutping: tit3 gwun1 yam1 literally meaning Iron Guanyin Many export industries in the Fujian interior cities will transport goods to Quanzhou ports. Quanzhou is also connected by major roads from Fuzhou to the north and Xiamen to the south. Jinjiang Domestic Airport is Quanzhou's airport servicing flights within Fujian province and other destinations. Quanzhou Jinjiang Airport is an airport in Quanzhou, Fujian, China.