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Fuzhou

war china

Fuzhou, also Foo-chow or Fu-chou (pop. 1,129,300), port on the Min River, capital of Fujian province, southeastern China. Occupying both an ancient walled town and a modern city, Fuzhou is an industrial center known for electronics, chemicals, lacquerware, and food processing. It was a “treaty port” following the Opium War (1839–42) and was occupied by the Japanese in World War II.

See also: China.

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