Dongshan County

Dongshan County

Dongshan (Chinese东山 县) is a county and the same time a group of islands, which consists of the main island of Dongshan Dao (东山岛) and 44 smaller islands. The circle Dongshan is part of the prefecture-level city of Zhangzhou in the southeastern Chinese province of Fujian. It was established in 1993 as a tourist zone with preferential conditions for foreign investment, is next to Xiamen and Xiasha of the most famous seaside resorts of the province.

Dongshan has an area of ​​248.9 km ² and around 200,000 inhabitants ( 2001). Seat of county government is the greater community Xipu (西 埔 镇). The committee is composed of a total of six major communities.

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