Thursday, October 16, 2008


Fuxin is a prefecture-level city in the Liaoning province of northeastern . 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.


Fuxin has direct administration over 7 county-level divisions: 5 , 1 and 1 :
Haizhou District
Xinqiu District
Taiping District
Qinghemen District
Xihe District
Zhangwu County
Fuxin Mongol Autonomous County


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


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.


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.


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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