Datian County
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Datian County
Datian County

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Datian is located in Fujian
Location in Fujian
Coordinates: 25°46?N 117°50?E / 25.767°N 117.833°E / 25.767; 117.833Coordinates: 25°46?N 117°50?E / 25.767°N 117.833°E / 25.767; 117.833
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Prefecture-level citySanming
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

About this soundDatian  (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Dàtián Xiàn; Pe?h-?e-j?: T?i-chhân-ko?n) is a county of central Fujian province, People's Republic of China. It is placed under the jurisdiction of the Sanming City.


Before the year 1535, this area belonged to four counties: Youxi, Dehua, Yong'an and Zhangping. Datian County was set up and affiliated to Yanping Fu (, mordern Nanping) in 1535. The county changed affiliate to Yongchun Zhou (, modern Yongchun County) in 1734, then to Yong'an Division (?, mordern Sanming Prefecture) in 1949.

Administrative divisions


  • Junxi (), Shangjing (), Guangping (), Taoyuan (), Taihua (), Jianshe (), Shipai (), Qitao ()


  • Huaxing Township (), Pingshan Township (), Wushan Township (), Jiyang Township (), Wuling Township (), Xieyang Township (), Wenjiang Township (), Meishan Township (), Humei Township (), Qianping Township ()


The population of the district was 362,566 inhabitants in 1999.[2]

The people speak Datian Min, which is sometimes considered a dialect of Southern Min (Minnan), although due to its low intelligibility with the latter is also considered a separate branch of Min Chinese.


Notes and references

  1. ^ "- www.xzqh.org" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved .
  2. ^ National Population Statistics Materials by County and City - 1999 Period,infas.harvard.edu / ~ chgis/work/downloads/faqs/1999_pop_faq.html China City & County Population 1999, Harvard China Historical GIS Archived 2013-08-10 at the Wayback Machine

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