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Fujian province


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Alternate Name
Fukien

Fuhkien

Place Type
political
Description
Early inhabitants were nomadic tribes; part of S Sung empire 5th cen., then under Liang dynasty; according to Marco Polo much trade passed through port of Zayton in 13th cen.; has subtropical climate; important crops are tea & rice.
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Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
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