Changle

Changle

About Changle

ChangLe is a county-level city located in eastern Fujian province, People's Republic of China. Another Changle is located in Shandong province. Administered by Fuzhou City, it is occupies a land area of 648 square kilometres (250 sq mi) and a sea area of 1,327 square kilometres (512 sq mi). Changle was established in the sixth year of Emperor Wu-De (623 AD) during the Tang Dynasty, and it became a county-level city on February 18, 1994. The city faces Taiwan across the Taiwan Strait and is connected to Mawei Economic and Technological Zone by the Min River. The city may change its present status to a district due to a government proposal. Located 30 kilometres (19 mi) outside of urban Fuzhou, Changle has a total population of 680,000 and is the home to 400,000 overseas Chinese.

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