Short for Fujian province of Fujian Province, located on the southeast coast of China, and Taiwan province across the sea.
The province area kilometer of 12 square.
A population of 32370000.
Han, Hui, Miao, such as mountains, full of national.
Fujian is known as the "southeast mountain country", hilly accounted for about more than eighty percent.
Mainly in Wuyishan, Fujian Dai Yunshan.
Fuzhou, Xiamen along the coastal plain.
The winding coast islands.
The main rivers are Minjiang, Longjiang nine.
Here is a subtropical humid monsoon climate, frost free period for 8-11 months, annual rainfall 1000-1900 mm.
Fujian province has the advantage of agriculture and forestry, seafood rich, rich rice, tobacco, tea and tropical fruit.
The forest coverage rate in the mainland provinces and autonomous regions in the first.
In recent years, Fuzhou City, Xiamen opened the civil aviation line leading to Beijing, Hongkong and other places.
The capital of Fuzhou, Quanzhou has important city, hometown of Zhangzhou City, Xiamen.
Fujian Province, with its capital Fuzhou, is on China's southeastern coast.
It faces the island province of Taiwanacross Taiwan Strait to the east.
Neighboring provinces are Zhejiang to the north, Jiangxi to the west, andGuangdong to the south.
Fujian occupies an area of around 120,000 square kilometers (about 46,335 square miles).
Its permanent resident population is slightly above 34.7 million.
Many minority ethnic groups live in Fujian province: Hui, Miao and Manchu.
Fujian, called "Min" for short, is situated in the southeast of China on the coast of the East China Sea.
With its land area lying between 23030'-28022' north latitude and 115050'-120040' east longitude, Fujian covers a land of 540 km from east to west and 550 km from north to south.
It faces Taiwan Province across the Taiwan Strait and adjoins Zhejiang, Jiangxi and Guangdong provinces on the northeast, northwest and southwest, respectively.
Its territory includes 121,400 square kilometers land and 136,300 square kilometers of sea.
Its coastline stretches 3,324 km, the second longest in the country.
Encompassing 1,401 islands of different sizes, Fujian is a vital navigation hub between the East China Sea and the South China Sea.
It is one of the Chinese provinces closest to Southeast Asia, West Asia, East Africa and Oceania.
When to go
Fujian has a year-round warm and humid climate.
Annual average rainfall ranges from a low of 1400 mm to a high of 2000 mm, and annual average temperature from a low of 17 C to a high of 21 C.
It is hospitable in all seasons for travelers in this province.
What to see
Fujian is blessed with a rich history, famous historical sites and beautiful natural landscapes.
These make Fujian a unique tourist attraction.
However, it is not yet a much worn traveler's path.
Mount Wuyi (Wu Yi Shan) may enlighten you with its wonderland tour.
Its beautiful mountains, vigorous rocks and limpid waters are legendary.
Gulangyu Island, also called "the Garden on the Sea" by people in Xiamen, is a world of sea breezes, sunshine and exotic architecture with a Mediterranean flavor.
Nanputuo Temple, among the four well-known Buddhist shrines in the nation, has the longest and most prestigious history.
Earth Towers of the Hakkas in Yongding area are the much fabled mountain residences in this world of make believe.
The industrious and facile Hui'an women in the south of Fujian add much to their folk customs.
The Kaiyuan Temple looks splendid, glittering and grand despite its age.
Fujian also is a place where famous national heroes like Lin Zexu and Zheng Chenggong lived and won their seats of honor in history books.
Oolong tea produced in Fujian is famous, so if you have a chance to visit this province, you must taste it there with relish.
Longyan Travel Guide
Population: 2,875,000 Area: 19,050 square kilometers (7,355 square miles) Nationalities: Han
Administrative Division: 1 district (Xinluo); 5 counties (Changting, Yongding, Shanghang, Wuping, Liancheng); 1 county-level city (Zhangping)
Seat of the city government: No.62, Heping Road, Xinluo District, Longyan City
Useful Telephone Numbers:
Tourist Complaints: 0597-2336649
Weather Forecast: 121
Zip Code Inquiry: 184
Bank of China Longyan Branch: Longchuan Road, Xinluo District, Longyan City
China Post Longyan Branch: Xi'an Road (South), Xinluo District, Longyan City
Location: Longyan is seated in western Fujian Province, bordered by Quanzhou and Sanming in east and north.
It also neighbors Ganzhou of Jiangxi Province in the west and Meizhou of Guangdong Province in the south.
History: During the Jin Dynasty (265-420), Xinluo County was set up here, belonging to the territory of Jin'an Shire.
The Tang Dynasty (618-907) established Tingzhou in this region which is the old name for Longyan.
Physical Features: General terrain of Longyan descends from east and north to west and south.
Mountains and hills zigzag northeast-southwest parallelly, occupying nearly eighty percent of the city's land area.
Climatic Features: Longyan belongs to the subtropical zone, enjoying an oceanic monsoon climate.
Its weather is moderate all the year round.
Without chilly winter and torrid summer, the annual average temperature falls between 18 and 20 degree centigrade (64 and 68 degree Fahrenheit).
When to Go: The city is an all-year-round tourist destination.
Special Local Products: Chanting dried bean curd, Liancheng dried sweet potato, Zhangping dried bamboo shoot, Xinluo rice noodle and peanut, Wanying tea, Xuan paper (Chinese calligraphic paper), Shuixian Cha Bing (cake-shaped compressed tea), Yongding persimmon
Earth Towers of the Hakkas : Tulou is a kind of traditional rammed citadel of the Hakkas.
The resident building can be round and square.
In Yongding County, there are entirely three hundred and sixty round houses and four thousand square houses.
The grand complex of Hakka residence in Yongding show best the intelligence of the Hakka, added luster to Chinese traditional architecture.
Guanzhai Mountain: Covering an area of over 120 square kilometers (46 square miles), the Guanzhai Mountain scenic area is consisted of five tourist zones, including mountain and lake sceneries and villages.
The exploitation of the mountain for sightseeing can be traced back to the Song Dynasty (960-1279), making the mountain resort a beautiful natural park with a great many historical relics left for dynasties.
Liancheng (Guanzhaishan) Airport stands in Jiangfang Village Lianfeng Town.
It is 3.9 kilometers (2.4 miles) from Liancheng County, just at the foot of the Guanzhai Mountain.
Longyan city proper is about 106 kilometers (66 miles) from the airport.
Every week there are three flights to Fuzhou.
And from Fuzhou, visitors can change flights to other cities.
Additionally, they can also have the aid of the Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport, and it is about one and a half hours' drive between Xiamen and Longyan through the expressway.
Longyan Bus Station: at the juncture between Xi'an Road (South) and Qiaomin Road, Xinluo District, Longyan City