Xiamen 廈門

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Xiàmén 廈門

Other names include: 下門 (former written form); Amoy (old romanization of mǐnnán pronunciation)

Illustration of Xiàmén, 1840s
Nearby Locations:
Southeast China Region
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Xiàmén 廈門 is a port city in Fújiàn 福建 in southeast China. and in 1842 became one of the first treaty ports opened to foreign settlement.

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Other Notes

  • Yú Déyuán 虞德元 was born here in 1909, and died here in 1989
  • Huìjué 會覺 died here in 1971

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