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Fuzhou

Fuzhou is a city on the coast of China, largest city in and capital of Fujian province.

Fuzhou, or Foochow as it was then anglicized, was one of the five Chinese treaty ports opened by the Treaty of Nanjing (signed in 1842) at the end of the First Opium War between Britain and China. The other ports were Guangzhou, Xiamen, Ningbo and Shanghai.

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