Fengcheng, Jiangxi


Location of Fengcheng City jurisdiction in Jiangxi
Location of Fengcheng City jurisdiction in Jiangxi
Coordinates: 28°11′45″N115°47′00″E / 28.19583°N 115.78333°E / 28.19583; 115.78333Coordinates: 28°11′45″N115°47′00″E / 28.19583°N 115.78333°E / 28.19583; 115.78333
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jiangxi
Prefecture-level city Yichun
 • Total 2,845 km2 (1,098 sq mi)
31 m (101 ft)
 • Total 1,370,000
 • Density 480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
Area code(s) 0795

Fengcheng (simplified Chinese: 丰城; traditional Chinese: 豐城; pinyin: Fēngchéng; Gan: Fung-cing) is a county-level city in northern Jiangxi province, People's Republic of China, under the administration of Yichun, located along China National Highway 105 and on the eastern (right) bank of the Gan River about 55 kilometres (34 mi) south of Nanchang, the provincial capital. The literal translation of the name is "Abundance City", due to its importance as a major commercial hub for agricultural products. There are 26 towns and 7 sub-districts comprising a total area of 2,845 square kilometres (1,098 sq mi) and its population is around 1,370,000.[when?] The 2005 GDP was more than 9.1 billion RMB.

In 210 AD, during the Eastern Han Dynasty, it was founded as Jianyi County (剑邑县).

Harbour of "Fungching" (Fengcheng, Yichun, Jiangxi, China, 丰城市)) on a river with boats. Nieuhof: L'ambassade de la Compagnie Orientale des Provinces Unies vers l'Empereur de la Chine, 1665.

Notable people [ edit ]

  • Hu Xiaomei (Chinese: 胡晓梅), radio personality and former host of the show At Night You're Not Lonely (Chinese: 夜空不寂寞)

Climate [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ 中国地面气候标准值月值(1981-2010) (in Chinese). China Meteorological Data Service Center. Retrieved 15 October 2019.

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