Fuxin

Fuxin

[fy-shin]

Fuxin is a prefecture-level city in the Liaoning province of northeastern China. The total population of the prefecture in 2005 was 1.93 million and the urban population of Fuxin City was 785,000 as of the year 2000.

Administration

Fuxin has direct administration over 7 county-level divisions: 5 districts, 1 county and 1 autonomous county:

Geography

Fuxin is located west-northwest of Shenyang, the provincial capital.

Economy

Fuxin is a mining center in an agricultural region. The city suffers from the over-mining of coal, which is low in supply while fundamental in Fuxin's economy. As the coal mines run dry, Fuxin is trying to find other industries to keep its economy going.

Miscellaneous

The Liaoning Technical University is located in Fuxin. There are a number of opportunities to teach English in Fuxin at both the University level and via private schools.

Transportation

Fuxin is served by the China National Highway 101, which connects Beijing to Shenyang. The only highway connects Jinzhou and Fuxin. Another highway to Shenyang is under construction.

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