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 Fu'an (help·info) (Chinese: 福安市; pinyin: Fú'ān Shì; Foochow Romanized: Hók-ăng-chê; sometimes Fu An) is a county-level city of Ningde
Ningde
prefecture level city, in northeast Fujian province, PRC, some 150 kilometres (93 mi) away from the provincial capital Fuzhou.[1]

Contents

1 Demographics 2 Economy 3 Education 4 History

4.1 Imperial 4.2 Republic / People's Republic

5 Situation

5.1 Water 5.2 Road 5.3 Railway transportation

6 Administration

6.1 Street committees 6.2 Development zone 6.3 Towns 6.4 Townships 6.5 Ethnic Townships

7 Climate 8 See also 9 References 10 External links

Demographics[edit]

Baiyun Mountains in Fu'an

The population of Fu'an
Fu'an
stands at 597,000 residents.[when?] Economy[edit] Fu'an
Fu'an
is known for its tea production. One successful local company is the Tan Yang Kunfu tea,[2] which won the Gold medal in Panama Pacific International Exposition (Year 1915). An electric motor company (MingDong Electric Motor) was in FuAn between 1970 and 1980. The company went bankrupt, but the remnants of the company set up many shops, making electric motors and pumps two of the main products in the area.[3][4] Education[edit] One of the first Anglo-Chinese kindergartens was established in Fu An in 2002. History[edit] Imperial[edit] Fu'an
Fu'an
was created a county in 1245 AD in the Southern Song. Republic / People's Republic[edit] In November 1989, FuAn was elevated to a city at county level.[5] Situation[edit] Fu'an
Fu'an
is surrounded by hills and the sea. It covers an area of 67.44 square kilometres (26.04 sq mi). Water[edit] FuAn is located on the east or left bank of the Jiao (交溪), the main tributary of the Baima River (白马河). Fu'an
Fu'an
is known for the Saiqi Harbour (or Baima Harbor), which also bears the name "Golden Passage".[6] Road[edit] National Route 104 passes through the county-level city, connecting its centre with Ningde
Ningde
municipal centre to the south and with Zherong County to the northeast. Railway transportation[edit]

Fu'an Railway Station on the Wenzhou- Fuzhou
Fuzhou
Railway, located near Wanwu Town (湾坞镇), over 30 km south from Fu'an's main urban area.

Administration[edit]

The Baima River in its lower course, seen from the railway bridge

FuAn has three street committees; the city's executive, legislature and judiciary are in Chengnan, together with its CPC and PSB branches. There is one Development zone. The city oversees eleven towns and seven townships, of which three are zoned Affirmative action-like for the She nation natives. Street committees[edit] (jiedao, 街道)

Chengbei (城北街道) Chengnan (城南街道) Yangtou (阳头街道)

Development zone[edit] (kaifa qu, 开发区)

赛岐开发区

Towns[edit] (zhen, 镇)

穆阳镇 上白石镇 溪潭镇 下白石镇 赛岐镇 溪尾镇 社口镇 潭头镇 晓阳镇 溪柄镇 甘棠镇

Townships[edit] (xiang, 乡)

城阳乡 湾坞乡 松罗乡 范坑乡

Ethnic Townships[edit] (Minzu xiang, 民族乡)

Kangcuo She-nation (康厝畲族乡) Muyun She-nation (穆云畲族乡) Banzhong She-nation (坂中畲族乡)

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Fu'an
Fu'an
(1981−2010)

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year

Record high °C (°F) 27.2 (81) 30.2 (86.4) 36.1 (97) 35.0 (95) 37.1 (98.8) 38.6 (101.5) 41.9 (107.4) 39.9 (103.8) 39.7 (103.5) 36.1 (97) 34.5 (94.1) 28.6 (83.5) 41.9 (107.4)

Average high °C (°F) 15.1 (59.2) 15.8 (60.4) 18.6 (65.5) 23.7 (74.7) 27.6 (81.7) 30.6 (87.1) 34.6 (94.3) 34.0 (93.2) 31.0 (87.8) 26.9 (80.4) 22.3 (72.1) 17.6 (63.7) 24.82 (76.68)

Daily mean °C (°F) 10.1 (50.2) 10.9 (51.6) 13.6 (56.5) 18.3 (64.9) 22.5 (72.5) 25.9 (78.6) 29.1 (84.4) 28.4 (83.1) 25.7 (78.3) 21.5 (70.7) 16.8 (62.2) 11.8 (53.2) 19.55 (67.18)

Average low °C (°F) 6.9 (44.4) 7.9 (46.2) 10.3 (50.5) 14.6 (58.3) 19.0 (66.2) 22.6 (72.7) 25.1 (77.2) 24.6 (76.3) 22.2 (72) 17.6 (63.7) 12.9 (55.2) 8.0 (46.4) 15.98 (60.76)

Record low °C (°F) −2.5 (27.5) −2.6 (27.3) −2.1 (28.2) 4.3 (39.7) 9.5 (49.1) 13.3 (55.9) 20.1 (68.2) 19.4 (66.9) 13.7 (56.7) 7.4 (45.3) 1.8 (35.2) −4.3 (24.3) −4.3 (24.3)

Average precipitation mm (inches) 57.8 (2.276) 90.3 (3.555) 162.0 (6.378) 164.1 (6.461) 208.3 (8.201) 271.1 (10.673) 144.5 (5.689) 212.7 (8.374) 147.2 (5.795) 59.2 (2.331) 49.4 (1.945) 40.6 (1.598) 1,607.2 (63.276)

Average relative humidity (%) 77 79 79 78 79 81 76 78 77 74 75 75 77.3

Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

See also[edit]

Ningde Fujian Wenzhou

References[edit]

^ Fu-an - Britannica Online Encyclopedia ^ TeaSpring.com ^ An electric motor company in Fuan ^ Another electric motor company in Fuan ^ (in Chinese) Ningde
Ningde
China Investment Online ^ (in Chinese) Ningde
Ningde
China Investment Online

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Fu'an.

Ningde
Ningde
government website

v t e

County-level divisions of Fujian
Fujian
Province

Fuzhou
Fuzhou
(capital)

Sub-provincial city

Xiamen

Siming District Haicang District

Fujian
Fujian
Free-Trade Zone

Huli District

Fujian
Fujian
Free-Trade Zone

Jimei District Tong'an District Xiang'an District

Prefecture-level cities

Fuzhou

Gulou District Taijiang District Cangshan District Mawei District

Fujian
Fujian
Free-Trade Zone

Jin'an District Changle District Fuqing
Fuqing
City Minhou County Lianjiang County Luoyuan County Minqing County Yongtai County Pingtan County

Fujian
Fujian
Free-Trade Zone

Putian

Chengxiang District Hanjiang District Licheng District Xiuyu District Xianyou County

Sanming

Meilie District Sanyuan District Yong'an
Yong'an
City Mingxi County Qingliu County Ninghua County Datian County Youxi County Sha County Jiangle County Taining County Jianning County

Quanzhou

Licheng District Fengze District Luojiang District Quangang District Shishi City Jinjiang City Nan'an City Hui'an County Anxi County Yongchun County Dehua County Jinmen County¹

Zhangzhou

Xiangcheng District Longwen District Longhai City Yunxiao County Zhangpu County Zhao'an County Changtai County Dongshan County Nanjing County Pinghe County Hua'an County

Nanping

Jianyang District Yanping District Shaowu
Shaowu
City Wuyishan City Jian'ou
Jian'ou
City Shunchang County Pucheng County Guangze County Songxi County Zhenghe County

Longyan

Xinluo District Yongding District Zhangping
Zhangping
City Changting County Shanghang County Wuping County Liancheng County

Ningde

Jiaocheng District Fu'an
Fu'an
City Fuding
Fuding
City Shouning County Xiapu County Zherong County Pingnan County Gutian County Zhouning County

¹ — Jinmen (Kinmen/Quemoy) is administered as a county by the Republic of China, but c

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