Xiamen Fact Sheet
Xiamen in Chinese Pinyin: Xiàmén
Xiamen in simple Chinese: 厦门
Area: 1575.16 square kilometers (2011)
Coordinates: 24°26'46''N, 118°04'04''E
Population: 3.61 million (2011)
Area Code: 0592
Zip Code: 361000
City Flower: Bougainvillea glabra
City Tree: Flame tree
City Bird: Egret
Language: The local vernacular is Amoy, a dialect of Southern Min, also called Hokkien.
Main Rivers: Jiulong River
Xiamen administers 6 districts:
Haicang District, Huli District, Jimei District, Siming District, Tong’an District and Xiang’an District.
Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport, located in the northeast end of xiamen island, about 10km away from downtown.
Xiamen Railway Station, Gaoqi Railway Station and Xiamen North Station.
Gulangyu Island, Xiamen Wushipu Oil Painting Village, Hulishan Battery Scenic Spot, Minnan Puppet Show, Lotus Forest Park, Oversea Chinese Museum, Yong Ding Earth Building, Islet-Ring Road, Nanputuo Temple, Jimei Turtle Garden, etc.
Colleges and Universities
Overseas Chinese university
Xiamen University of Technology
Xiamen National Accounting Institute
Xiamen Software Professional Technology Institute
Xiamen Nanyang College
Xiamen Art School
The climate in Xiamen is subtropical climate, its annual average rainfall is around 1200mm and annual average temperature is around 21℃.
Sasebo, Cebu, Penang, Surabaya and Mokpo.
Cardiff, Wellington, Kaunas and Zoetermeer.
Baltimore and Guadalajara.
Special Local Products
Lacquer Line Carving, Oil Painting, Tea, Jinmen Tribute Sugar, Xiamen Pearl Embroidery, etc.
Bamboo Shoots Frozen, Shrimp Noodles, Oyster Omelet, Shuangrun Cake, etc.