Definitions for quanzhouˈtʃwɑnˈdʒoʊ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a seaport in SE Fujian province, in SE China, on Taiwan Strait. 410,229.
Category: Pinyin, Geography (places)
A prefecture-level city in southeastern Fujian province, China.
Quanzhou is a prefecture-level city in southern Fujian province, People's Republic of China. It borders all other prefecture-level cities in Fujian but two and faces the Taiwan Strait. In older English works, its name may appear as Chinchew, Chinchu, or Zayton. The prefecture-level city of Quanzhou has an area of 11,245 square kilometres and, as of the 2010 Census, a population of 8,128,530 inhabitants. Its extended metropolitan is home to 6,070,617 inhabitants, encompassing the Licheng, Fengze, and Luojiang urban districts, Jinjiang, Nan'an, and Shishi cities, Hui'an county, and the Quanzhou District for Taiwanese Investment. Quanzhou is now the 12th largest Chinese extended metropolitan area.
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