Linchuan

Linchuan or Linchwan (both: lĭnˈchwänˈ) [key], city (1994 est. pop. 192,800), N central Jiangxi prov., China. It is an agricultural and commercial center and a road hub, known for its hot springs. Barite deposits are nearby. The city was formerly called Fuzhou, Fuchow, or Fu-chou.

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