It is surrounded by hills and the sea. The total land area is 1,526 km?. The total land area including seawater is 14 957.7 km?.
Fuding county was established during the Qing Dynasty in 1739 AD.
Fuding was promoted to a city in 1995. The city of Fuding encompasses over 10 towns, 2 villages, 3 neighborhood offices and a population of 554,000 residents.
Fuding City is located in the strategic region between north east Fujian province and southern Zhejiang province. The main road No. 104 pass through Fuding city. Fuding City is also home to the deep sea port Shacheng. The port enables large ships to come to Shacheng port which in turn lead to increase economic activity and trade.
The Taimu mountains are one of the more famous tourist spots. It has many high mountains, rivers and parks. It is known as the "Paradise at Sea" for its steep mountains, spectacular rock formations, secluded caves and foggy climate.
Yushan Island is a small tourist island that has rolling grassland and beautiful views of hills and lakes. It is sometimes refer to as the "Heavenly Mountain in South China".