Nanping

Nanping (nänˈpĭngˈ) [key] or Yanping yänˈ–, city (1994 est. pop. 211,700), N central Fujian prov., China, on the upper Min River. An important rail hub, it has expanded from a regional market town to include cement, paper-product, chemical, and machine-tool manufacturing.

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