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Quanzhou

[chwahn-joh] /ˈtʃwɑnˈdʒoʊ/
noun, Pinyin.
1.
a seaport in SE Fujian province, in SE China, on Taiwan Strait.
Also, Chuanchow.
Formerly Tsinkiang.
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Encyclopedia Article for Quanzhou

port and city, eastern coastal Fujian sheng (province), China. It is situated on the north bank of the Jin River, at the head of the river's estuary, facing the Taiwan Strait. Pop. (2002 est.) city, 497,723; (2007 est.) urban agglom., 1,463,000.

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