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Matsu

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Ma-tsu

(mä`dzo͞o`), Taiwanese island group, administered as Lienchiang co. (2010 pop 14,604), in the East China Sea, off Fujian prov., China, E of Fuzhou, and c.100 mi (160 km) from Taiwan. Along with QuemoyQuemoy
, Chin. Chinmen, Kinmen, or Jinmen, Taiwanese island group (2010 pop. 56,703), Taiwan Strait, just off Fujian prov., China, and c.150 mi (240 km) W of Taiwan.
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, it remained a Chinese Nationalist outpost after the Communist victory on the mainland in 1949. The People's Republic of China began bombarding the islands again in 1958, but the deployment of the U.S. 7th Fleet prevented an escalation of the hostilities. After 1990 Taiwan reduced the military forces stationed the islands, civilian rule was restored in 1993, and restrictions on travel to the island were ended in 1994. Limited direct travel to and trade with the mainland has been permitted since Jan., 2001.

matsu

A common Japanese pine; used in house construction.

Matsu

, Mazu
an island group in Formosa Strait, off the SE coast of mainland China: belongs to Taiwan. Pop.: 3145 (1990 est.). Area: 44 sq. km (17 sq. miles)
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mazu ir vidutiniu imoniu, kurios sudare 99,8 % visu imoniu siame sektoriuje, siose imonese dirbo 66,9 % visu dirbanciuju ir jos sukure 58,1 % visos pridetines vertes (1 lentele).
mazu miestu ir miesteliu, kaip zemes ukio gamybos ir kaimo gyventoju aptarnavimo, is dalies miesto gyventoju rekreacijos centru, pletojimas.