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History

In 1683, the Qing dynasty conquered Taiwan and annexed it into the Fujian province, as a Taiwan Prefecture. Settlement of Taiwan by Han Chinese followed. Today, the majority of people in Taiwan are descendants of Hokkien people from Southern Fujian. Fujian arrived at its present extent after Taiwan was developed into an independent province starting in 1885. In just ten more years, the Qing ceded Taiwan to Japan via the Treaty of Shimonoseki after losing the First Sino-Japanese War in 1895.
Since the late 1970s, the economy of Fujian along the coast has greatly benefited from its geographic and cultural proximity to Taiwan. The development has been accompanied by a large influx of population from the over-populated areas in the north and west Fujian (Wikipedia, 2004)

  • China Daily for an article titled "In the Footsteps of Forbears. The article is about a Henan group that retraced the route of Tang Dynasty soldiers who settled Fujian.
  • Message Board for Surnames in Huang, Hui-an, Fujian, China.

Fujian Province Overseas Chinese Affairs Office 福建省人民政府外事侨务办公室

Website: https://qb.fujian.gov.cn/bzzx/

Phone: +86 591 67813249

Fax: +86 591 67838580

Address: 中国福建省福州市营迹路 17 号

City Level Overseas Chinese Affairs Office 市政府侨务办公室

  • 福州市外事办公室 - Phone:+86 591 87675313

Address:中国福建省南江滨西大道 193 号福州市东部新城商务办公中心区 5/6 栋 8 层

  • 厦门市外事办公室 - Phone:+86 592 5041271

Fax: +86 592 5052426

Email: iofi@sohu.com

Address: 中国福建省厦门市湖滨北路 61 号市政府大楼二楼

  • 莆田市人民政府 - Phone: +86 594 2221669

Email: putiangov@163.com

Address: 中国福建省莆田市荔城大道市政府 3 号楼 203 号

  • 三明市外事办公室 - Address: 中国福建省三明市东新二路工会大厦 9 层 904~909
  • 泉州市外事办公室 - Address: 中国福建省泉州市丰泽区刺桐北路与铭湖路交叉口东 150 米
  • 漳州市外事办公室 - Phone: +86 596 2027149

Address: 中国福建省漳州市胜利西路 118 号市政府大院内

  • 南平市外事办公室 - Address: 中国福建省南平市延平区八一路 439 号 15 层
  • 龙岩市外事办公室 - Phone: +86 597 2323925

Address:中国福建省龙岩市军民路 20 号

  • 宁德市人民政府 - Phone: +86 593 2316789

Email: szfwgx@126.com

Address: 中国福建省宁德市蕉城区闽东中路 35 号

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