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 Fuding (help·info) (Chinese: 福鼎市; pinyin: Fúdǐngshì) is a county-level city in northeastern Ningde
Ningde
prefecture level city, on Fujian's border with Zhejiang
Zhejiang
province.[1]

Contents

1 History 2 Administrative 3 Geography

3.1 Street committees 3.2 Development zones 3.3 Towns 3.4 Townships 3.5 Ethnic Townships

4 Culture 5 Transport 6 Attractions

6.1 Taimu Mountain 6.2 Yushan Island

7 Climate 8 References 9 External links

History[edit] Fuding
Fuding
county was established during the Qing Dynasty
Qing Dynasty
in 1739 AD.[1] Administrative[edit] Fuding
Fuding
was promoted to county-level city status in 1995. With a population of 290,850. The city oversees 3 street committees, 1 development zone, 10 towns and 3 townships, of which one is zoned Affirmative action-like for the city's native She people.[1] Geography[edit] The city is mountainous and has a good deal of seacoast. Fu'an
Fu'an
City lies to the west and Xiapu County
Xiapu County
to the south. North and east lie counties in Wenzhou, Zhejiang
Zhejiang
province. Territorial area is 1,526 kilometres (948 mi)², or 14,957.7 square kilometres (5,775.2 sq mi) when including sea area.[1] Street committees[edit]

Shanqian (山前街道) Tongshan (桐山街道) Tongcheng (桐城街道)

Development zones[edit]

LongAn (龙安开发区)

Towns[edit] (Chinese: 镇; pinyin: zhen)

贯岭镇 磻溪镇 嵛山镇 白琳镇 Shacheng 沙埕镇 管阳镇 店下镇 点头镇 秦屿镇 前岐镇

Townships[edit] (xiang, 乡)

佳阳乡 叠石乡

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

Xiamen
Xiamen
She-nation (硖门畲族乡)

Culture[edit] The region mostly speaks Eastern Min
Eastern Min
natively. There is a Puxian Min (Hinghwa) speaking community in Fuding.[2] Transport[edit] Fuding
Fuding
City is located in the strategic region between northeast Fujian
Fujian
and southern Zhejiang
Zhejiang
provinces. The main road No. 104 pass through Fuding
Fuding
City. Fuding
Fuding
City is also home to the deep sea port Shacheng. The port enables large ships to come to Shacheng port which in turn leads to increase economic activity and trade. The opening of the full-line of Wenfu High Speed Railway on September 28, 2009, improved the transportation conditions. Wenfu and Yongtaiwen High Speed Railway cut the travel time of Fuding– Fuzhou
Fuzhou
to 1.5h, Fuding– Wenzhou
Wenzhou
to 0.5h and Fuding–Shanghai to 5h. A ferry service operates across Shacheng Bay, connecting the somewhat isolated town of Shacheng to the Long'an Development Area (the port for Dianxia Town). With the construction of taimu international airport in future,fuding will be more and more open to the outside world. Attractions[edit] Taimu Mountain[edit] The Taimu mountains are one of the more famous tourist spots. It has many high mountains, rivers and parks. It is known as the "wonderland on the Sea" for its steep mountains, spectacular rock formations, secluded caves and foggy climate. Yushan Island[edit] Yushan Island is a small tourist island that has rolling grassland and beautiful views of hills and lakes. It is sometimes refer to as the "Heavenly Mountain in South China". Climate[edit]

Climate data for Fuding
Fuding
(1981−2010)

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

Record high °C (°F) 25.3 (77.5) 29.8 (85.6) 30.7 (87.3) 32.8 (91) 36.3 (97.3) 39.0 (102.2) 40.6 (105.1) 38.4 (101.1) 39.0 (102.2) 35.3 (95.5) 30.8 (87.4) 26.6 (79.9) 40.6 (105.1)

Average high °C (°F) 13.8 (56.8) 14.3 (57.7) 17.1 (62.8) 22.2 (72) 26.4 (79.5) 29.5 (85.1) 33.4 (92.1) 33.0 (91.4) 29.9 (85.8) 25.8 (78.4) 21.2 (70.2) 16.5 (61.7) 23.59 (74.46)

Daily mean °C (°F) 9.0 (48.2) 9.8 (49.6) 12.4 (54.3) 17.2 (63) 21.6 (70.9) 25.2 (77.4) 28.5 (83.3) 28.1 (82.6) 25.3 (77.5) 20.9 (69.6) 16.2 (61.2) 11.1 (52) 18.78 (65.8)

Average low °C (°F) 5.8 (42.4) 6.8 (44.2) 9.4 (48.9) 13.7 (56.7) 18.3 (64.9) 22.1 (71.8) 24.9 (76.8) 24.7 (76.5) 22.1 (71.8) 17.4 (63.3) 12.6 (54.7) 7.3 (45.1) 15.43 (59.76)

Record low °C (°F) −3.4 (25.9) −2.9 (26.8) −2.3 (27.9) 4.3 (39.7) 9.7 (49.5) 13.4 (56.1) 19.3 (66.7) 20.5 (68.9) 13.9 (57) 6.1 (43) 0.7 (33.3) −5.2 (22.6) −5.2 (22.6)

Average precipitation mm (inches) 58.9 (2.319) 85.1 (3.35) 149.1 (5.87) 150.6 (5.929) 192.7 (7.587) 264.6 (10.417) 175.9 (6.925) 270.5 (10.65) 213.4 (8.402) 75.3 (2.965) 63.2 (2.488) 44.0 (1.732) 1,743.3 (68.634)

Average relative humidity (%) 77 79 81 80 81 83 80 80 79 75 75 74 78.7

Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

References[edit]

^ a b c d http://www.66163.com/Fujian_w/city/ningde/zdlm/fds-e.htm ^ http://en.cnki.com.cn/Article_en/CJFDTOTAL-LYSX201301010.htm

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Fuding.

Official website (in Chinese)

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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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