Jinjiang is a county-level city of Quanzhou City, Fujian province. It is located in the southeastern part of the province, on the right or south bank of the Jin River, across from Quanzhou's urban district of Fengze. It has an area of 721.7 square kilometers and a population of 1,986,447 as of 2010.
Jinjiang is known for the large number of foreign-invested factories which operate there, especially in the clothing and name-brand footwear industry. Many migrant laborers come from elsewhere in Fujian and even from outside the province to commit themselves to year-long contracts.