SANMING (Chinese : 三明; pinyin : Sānmíng;
* 1 Geography and demographics * 2 Administration * 3 History * 4 Environment and tourism * 5 Cuisine * 6 Twin towns – Sister cities * 7 References * 8 External links
GEOGRAPHY AND DEMOGRAPHICS
The prefecture level city of
According to the 2010 Census ,
The prefecture-level city of
MEILIE SANYUAN Mingxi County Qingliu County Ninghua County Datian County Youxi County Sha County Jiangle County Taining County Jianning County Yong'an (city)
NAME CHINESE PINYIN FOOCHOW AREA POPULATION DENSITY
Meilie District 梅列区 Méiliè Qū Mùi-liĕk-kṳ̆ 353 176,539 500
Sanyuan District 三元区 Sānyuán Qū Săng-nguòng-kṳ̆ 803 198,958 248
Yong\'an City 永安市 Yǒng'ān Shì Īng-ăng-chê 2,941 347,042 118
Mingxi County 明溪县 Míngxī Xiàn Mìng-kă̤-gâing 1,704 102,667 60
Qingliu County 清流县 Qīngliú Xiàn Chĭng-liù-gâing 1,825 136,248 75
Ninghua County 宁化县 Nínghuà Xiàn Nìng-huá-gâing 2,381 272,443 114
Datian County 大田县 Dàtián Xiàn Duâi-dièng-gâing 2,294 311,631 136
Youxi County 尤溪县 Yóuxī Xiàn Iù-kă̤-gâing 3,425 352,067 103
Sha County 沙县 Shā Xiàn Să-gâing 1,815 226,669 125
Jiangle County 将乐县 Jiānglè Xiàn Ciŏng-lŏk-gâing 2,247 148,867 66
Taining County 泰宁县 Tàiníng Xiàn Tái-nìng-gâing 1,534 110,278 72
Jianning County 建宁县 Jiànníng Xiàn Gióng-nìng-gâing 1,742 119,979 69
ENVIRONMENT AND TOURISM
Da Jin Hu , which is the most famous tourist spot in Sanming, is also
well known as Taining Gorden Lake
Besides, there are quite a number of places of historic interest and
scenic beauty which include the State-level Taining Jinhu Lake,Yong-an
Taoyuan Cave--------Linying Stone Forest, and the provincial level
Jiangle Yuhua Cave, Sha Xian Qixian Cave, Ninghua Tian-er Cave and
Yong-an Taoyuan Cave,situated by Yan River on the north of Yong-an City, is a major State-level place of scenic beauty with an area of 10 kilometres.
Linying Stone Forest,a marvellous spectacle located in Dahu Village 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) northwest of Yong-an City, is a State-level major place of scenic beauty with a total area of 1.21 square kilometres (0.47 sq mi).
The architectural structure group built in the ancient Ming Dynasty situated at the center of the urban district of Taining County is a State-level cultural relics under protection, having a high value in studying the ancient Chinese architecture,especially that in the Ming Dynasty.
Further information: Shaxian delicacies
Local food style in
Sha County snacks have a long history and are known to be living artifacts of the Han people's food culture.
Currently, 39 varieties of
Sha County snacks have been labeled as
"Famous Chinese Snacks" and 63 kinds as "Famous
The production process of Sha County snacks was listed in Fujian intangible cultural heritage in 2007, and has been declared a national intangible cultural heritage. Representing Fujian, Sha County snacks are also available on the Chinese Food Street at the Shanghai 2010 World Expo.
TWIN TOWNS – SISTER CITIES
* Lansing ,
* ^ (in Chinese) Compilation by LianXin website. Data from the
Sixth National Population Census of the People\'s Republic of China
* ^ "Lansing, Michigan".
Sister Cities International
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* Government website of Sanming
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