Putian is a famous historical city in central Fujian province with an area of 15,119 square kilometers and a population of 2.86 million. It borders Fuzhou to the north and Quanzhou to the south, and is only 72 sea miles away from Taichung Port of Taiwan.
With a subtropical monsoon climate,Putian's average annual temperatures hover around 18。C to 21。C. Three bays -- Meizhou Bay, Xinghua Bay and Pinghai Bay -- are located in Putian, where there are a variety of seafood, including eel, shrimp, crab and Ding Chang fish.
The city is also a top tourist destination with a wide range of attractions, especially religious architecture, such as Mazu Temple and Sanqingdian, which attract thousands of visitors from around the world annually.