YONGCHUN (Chinese : 永春; pinyin : Yǒngchūn; Min Nan : Éng-chhun; lit. 'eternal spring') is a county of Fujian province, People's Republic of China, located on the upper reaches of the Jin River . It is under the administration of Quanzhou City. As of 2009 , it had a total population of 558,996 residing in an area of 1,469 square kilometres (567 sq mi).
Many overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia have ancestors from Yongchun.
The county's historical sites include the Dongguan Bridge , an
ancient covered bridge with a number of shrines inside. Originally
built in 1145 and renovated a number of times since, the bridge is
located in Dongmei village of Dongguan Township, on the road from
Yongchun to the neighboring
* 1 Administration
* 1.1 Towns (镇, zhen) * 1.2 Townships (乡, xiang)
* 2 References * 3 External links
TOWNS (镇, ZHEN)
The county oversees 18 towns:
* Taocheng (桃城镇)—the county seat * Xiayang (下洋镇) * Penghu (蓬壶镇) * Wulijie (五里街镇) * Hushan (岵山镇) * Huyang (湖洋镇) * Yidu (一都镇) * Kengzaikou (坑仔口镇) * Yudou (玉斗镇) * Jindou (锦斗镇)
* Dapu (达埔镇) * Wufeng (吾锋镇) * Shigu (石鼓镇) * Dongping (东平镇) * Dongguan (东关镇) * Guiyang (桂洋镇) * Sukeng (苏坑镇) * Xianjia (仙夹镇)
TOWNSHIPS (乡, XIANG)
There are 4:
* Hengkou Township (横口乡) * Chengxiang Township (呈祥乡) * Jiefu Township (介福乡) * Waishan Township (外山乡)
* ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on April 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2010. * ^ "20-3 年末户籍统计人口数（2009年）". 福建统计年鉴—2010 (IN CHINESE). FUJIAN STATISTICS BUREAU. * ^ Rethinking Chinese transnational enterprises: cultural affinity and business - (2001) By Leo Douw, Cen Huang, David Fu-Keung Ip * ^ CHINA’S HISTORIC BRIDGES: ARCHITECTURE OVER WATER. Fujian Province. Images by Ronald G. Knapp, Larissa L. Mentzer, and Jeffrey D. Knapp * ^ A B 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码：永春县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2012-12-30.
* Official website
* v * t * e
County-level divisions of Fujian Province