Fuxin

Fuxin

About Fuxin

Fuxin is a prefecture-level city in the Liaoning province of northeastern China. The total population of the prefecture at the 2010 census is 1,819,339, of whom 669,317 are resident in the built up area, which comprises four urban districts, collectively known as 'Fuxin City'. Fuxin has direct administration over 7 county-level divisions: 5 districts, 1 county and 1 autonomous county: Fuxin is located west-northwest of Shenyang, the provincial capital of Liaoning Province. It has a monsoon-influenced humid continental climate (Kppen Dwa), with long, cold but dry winters and hot, humid summers. Close to half of the annual precipitation falls in July and August. Fuxin is a mining center in an agricultural region, producing mostly coal and agate. Fuxin is known as China's 'Agate City', with 50% of the nation's known deposits of the mineral being located there. The city also accounts for more than 90% of the country's agate products.

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