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Full nameQuanzhou
Native name泉州
Other nameChôan-chiu
Settlement typePrefecture-level city
CPC SecretaryXu Gang
MayorZhu Ming
Total Area4340.6 sq mi (11245 km2)
Urban Area335 sq mi (868 km2)
Metro Area1633.9 sq mi (4233 km2)
Total Population8128530 (2010 Census)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Urban (pop.)1398427
Metro (pop.)6070717
Other information
Time zoneChina Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code362000
Area code595
- TotalCNY 300.229 billion (USD 43.99 billion)
- Per capitaCNY 38,368 (USD 5,622)
- Growth(+) 12.5%
License Plate Prefixes闽C
Local DialectMin Nan: Quanzhou dialect

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Quanzhou () is a prefecture-level city in Fujian province, People's Republic of China. It borders all other prefecture-level cities in Fujian but two (Ningde and Nanping) and faces the Taiwan Strait. In older English works, its name may appear as Chinchew or Chinchu or Zayton.

The prefecture-level city of Quanzhou has an area of 11,245 km2 and, as of 2010 Census, a population of 8,128,530 inhabitants.. It's built up area (Metro) is home to 6,070,617 inhabitants encompassing Licheng, Fengze, Luojiang urban districts ; Jinjiang, Nan'an and Shishi cities ; Hui'an county and Quanzhou District for Taiwanese Investment. Quanzhou is now the 12th Chinese agglomeration based on built up area in 2010.

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