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Fukien region, China (summary): terrain intelligence

Strategic Engineering Study 138

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Abstract

Population of the Fukien region is estimated from census figures (1928-1935) for Fukien, Kiangsi, Chekiang, and Kwangtung Pro vlnces at 15 to 20 ipillion. At the coast are several important cities: Min-hou (390,363 inhabitants), Ssu-ming (219,974), Pfu-tlien, Chin-chiang, and Lung-chfi. Nmerous towns and villages are scattered throughout the region. - B. Climate is wann humid temperate in the north and hmid subtropical in the south. Typhoons occur in late summer, especially in the area from Min-hu north. Precipitation averages 40 to 80 inches per year; It is generally highest in the interior. Mean monthly tamperature range is 55O to 850 F at coast; greater range inland

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
Federal Government Series
Title:
Fukien region, China (summary): terrain intelligence
Series title:
Strategic Engineering Study
Series number:
138
Year Published:
1944
Language:
English
Publisher:
Strategic Intelligence Branch, Military Intelligence Division, Office [of] Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army
Publisher location:
Washington, DC
Description:
56 p.
Country:
China
Additional Online Files(Y/N):
N