Fuzhou is the capital and the largest prefecture-level city of Fujian province. Because there is a Fu Mountain in the north of Fuzhou, it is called Fuzhou. Because the fig trees were planted fully in the city more than 900 year ago, the green shade are full in the city, hot not cover, and then it has the beautiful name of Rong City, which means "city of banyan trees".
Fuzhou governs 5 areas which are Gulou, Taijiang, Changshan, Jiaoqu, Mawei and 8 countries or ciyies that are Fuqing, Changle, Minhou, Minqing, Lianjiang, Yongtai, Luoyuan, Pingtan, it is the politic, economy and cultural center of the Fujian Province and is one of main countries of Qiao in Fujian. In 1994, the total area was 11968 square kilometers, the population is 5,892,300, the residents regard Chinese as principle, there were still more than 20 national minorities like Qin, Man, Miao, Hui etc. The downtown area was 1043 square kilometers, the population was 1,400,000 people.
The east of Fuzhou gets close to East China Sea, is separated from Taiwan by the sea, is a Chinese southeast gold coast of Pacific Asia, from the thou to now, has the important strategic position of political, economy, military, cultures and various aspects in the whole country. The natural and cultural in each dynasty services make Fuzhou become the capitals successively, it has become one of the famous national cultural and historical cities now; The culture is prosperous, the great talent generation, they make Fuzhou have the beautiful name of the seashore Zhoulu early; The comprehensive real strength of city jumps into the row of Chinese 50 strong cities, is prized for a bright nova in the coastal region in Chinese southeast.
Fuzhou City is the important port in southeast coastal region in our country. It is still a good harbor of Chinese southeast cabotage up to now from the Han Dynasty, in the Tang Dynasty, it became the international trade harbor; In the Sung Dynasty, it developed to become the famous port city, was the important gate of the Silk Road on the sea, appeared prosperous prospects of the general merchandise went into the city, ten thousand wine door to hang the with the tide ship; In Ming Dynasty, the foreign trade entered in the vigorous period, Zheng He went to the westerns for 7 times and all sailed the sea in Mawei and Changle in Fuzhou; Fuzhou is still the origin place of Chinese modern navy and the shipbuilding industry. Fuzhou has the beautiful name of the blessing sea and treasure ground.
The tourism industry of Fuzhou with its sustainable, fast and healthy development is being perfected day by day. In this coastal city, the reception establishments related to tourism are modern. At present, there are over 80 stared hotels, and the recreational facilities are too numerous to mention. The transportation network of Fuzhou is well developed and incorporates the road, rail, water and aviation networks, providing your trip to Fuzhou with convenient all-around access.
Fuzhou will continue to develop its prosperous, modern and well rounded tourism industry. With its ancient culture and exquisite sights, the city welcomes the global tourist and we hope Fu (meaning good fortune in Chinese) zhou will both bless you and bring you back.