Fuqing is a county-level city of Fuzhou in Fujian province, People's Republic of China. It is located in the eastern part of the province, bordering the East China Sea. To the southeast of Fuzhou, It is situated 45 kilometres (28 mi) from Changle International Airport. Fuqing City has a geographical advantage for it is located between Fuzhou and Xiamen, the two largest cities in Fujian Province. This city nowadays grows as an industrial area, supported by a good infrastructure of Fuzhou–Quanzhou Highway and port that faces Taiwan Straits.