The coordinates of Xiamen are 118 ° 04 ′ 04 ″ E and 24 ° 26 ′ 46 ″ N. Xiamen is located in the southeast coast of China. It is made up of Xiamen Island, Gulangyu and some coastal areas on the north bank of inland Jiulong River. Altogether, these cover an area of 1,699.34 square kilometers, among them, Xiamen Island, the fourth largest island of Fujian covering an area of 141.09 square kilometers. It has a permanent population of 3,920,000 as of the end of 2016. It is divided into 6 districts- Siming, Huli, Jimei, Haicang, Tong'an, Xiang'an. It has awarded honors such as Four Consecutive National Civilized City, China's Outstanding Tourism City, National Model City for Environmental Protection, National Hygienic City, National Garden City, International Garden City and UN- Habitat Scroll of Honor Award.
Gulangyu covers an area of 1.87 square kilometers, and has famous tourist attractions like Sunlight Rock, Shuzhuang Garden and Harmonium Museum. Here you may stroll to a quiet lane, or take a sunbath on the beach; there are Chinese and western architectures of various features, and natural scenery that will make poets and literary men want to ...Discover more