Altogether, these cover an area of 1,699.39 square kilometers (656.14 sq mi) with a population of 3,531,347 as of 2010.
The urbanized area of the city has spread from its original island to include parts of all six of its districts, with a total population of 1,861,289.
Formerly known as Amoy, it was a foreign concession from 1903 to World War II.
Many Europeans and Japanese lived on Gulangyu, today a vehicle-free island with beaches and meandering streets lined with old colonial villas.
The name was consequently given, which means 'a gate of China'.
As one of the forerunners of the special economic zones of China, the city mainly consisting of Xiamen Island, Gulangyu Island, the north bank area of the Jiulong River and Tong'an County, is connected with the mainland by the Gaoji Seawall, Xiamen Bridge, etc.
They have both been instrumental in the development of radiocarbon dating methodology since 1959 and have published more than 100 papers. Tamers was a director for university radiocarbon dating labs for twenty years before he commercialized radiocarbon dating analysis as Beta Analytic chairman and lab director.
The Jinmen or Kinmen Islands administered by the Republic of China lie less than 6 kilometers (4 mi) away.
Xiamen, formerly romanized as Amoy, is a sub-provincial city in southeastern Fujian, China, beside the Taiwan Strait.
It is divided into six districts: Huli, Siming, Jimei, Tong'an, Haicang, and Xiang'an.
Xiamen is a tourist city of Fujian Province famous for its attractive seascape.
As one of the major seaports since ancient times, it boasts a wide gulf with deep water but without freezing and silting.