Situated in the middle of Fujian Province, Sanming City is a newly developed industrial city which covers an area of 22,900 km2 and has a population of around 2,730,000. Due to its beautiful and safe environment, it has been entitled as the National Advanced Spiritual Civilization Construction City, National Sanitary City, Garden City and Excellent Tourism City of China .

A modern three-dimensional transportation system consisting of highway, high-speed railway and an airport makes it convenient for the citizens to travel around: 1 hour to Fuzhou, 2 hours to Xiamen, 1.5 hours to Shenzhen and 2 hours to Shanghai.

76.8% of Sanming is forested, which is among the top national-wide ranking. Being the greenest city of the greenest province in the country, the city has got the reputation of the Green Capital of China. Named the most liveable city in China, Sanming is a great destination in which to live and study. Sanming City is rich in tourism resources with its beautiful mountains and rivers, such as the two world-class tourism brands(Taining World Natural Heritage and World Geological Parks), and over 50 national or provincial tourism brands.

Awarded the title of Snack Culture City, Sanming is well known for its Shaxian Snacks, with more than 30000 Shaxian snack barsall over the country. Each year, thousands of tourists visit Sanming on December 8th to attend the annual Shaxian Snacks Festival.