Friday, October 16, 2009

Hokkien & Hoklo

Hokkiens or Hoklos are Chinese who speak the Hoklo or Hokkien dialect.

They come from the province of Fujian (or Hokkien in the dialect) in southern China.

They are from the cities of Chuanchou (or Chinchew in their dialect or Quanzhou in Beijing dialect), Amoy (or Xiamen in Beijing dialect) and Changchou (or Changchew in their dialect or Zhangzhou in Beijing dialect).

They are also called the Taiwanese Chinese.