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Jinmen county (to be unified)

enquanzhou.com| Updated: Nov 19, 2019 L M S


A park in Jinmen [Photo/VCG]

The total area of Jinmen county is 153.06 square kilometers. The county has a registered population of 130,461 people and a cultivated area of 6,487 hectares.

The main crops are sorghum, wheat, taro, sweet potato, peanut and some vegetables and fruits. The sorghum and wheat are purchased by the government at guaranteed prices for brewing sorghum liquor.

The development of the fishery sector is mainly based on offshore fishing and shallow aquaculture, supplemented by inland aquaculture. There is an animal products laboratory, an animal and plant epidemic prevention center and a sika deer field with recreational facilities.

The total area of forest in Jinmen is 5,142 hectares, accounting for 34.35 percent of the total land area in the island, and the forest stock is 583,800 cubic meters.

From Jan 1, 2015, visitors from the Chinese mainland to Jinmen, Matsu and Penghu can go directly through Jinmen and Matsu with travel documents valid for more than 30 days, such as passports and travel permits to and from Taiwan (excluding an exit-entry permit for traveling to and from Hong Kong and Macao), and get the temporary entry notice when entering Jinmen, which will allow them to stay for 15 days.