Foshan(redirected from Foshan prefecture)
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Namhoi(näm`hoi`), city (1994 est. pop. 368,500), E Guangdong prov., SE China, in the Pearl River delta. An industrial city that borders Guangzhou, it is known for its silk and porcelain manufactures. The Cantonese name for Foshan is Fatshan.
(also Fatshan), a city in southern China, in Kwangtung Province. Population, approximately 325,000 (1975). Foshan, an industrial city adjacent to Canton, has enterprises that produce silk fabrics, cement, sugar, wood products, porcelain, glass, and foodstuffs. The city also produces handicrafts.