Anxi County

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For a Gansu Province county formerly named Anxi, see Guazhou County.
Anxi County
安溪县
County
Qing Shui Yan Temple in 2006
Qing Shui Yan Temple in 2006
Anxi is located in Fujian
Anxi
Anxi
Location in Fujian
Coordinates: 25°03′N 118°11′E / 25.050°N 118.183°E / 25.050; 118.183Coordinates: 25°03′N 118°11′E / 25.050°N 118.183°E / 25.050; 118.183
Country People's Republic of China
Province Fujian
Prefecture-level city Quanzhou
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

About this sound Anxi County  (simplified Chinese: 安溪县; traditional Chinese: 安溪縣; pinyin: Ānxī xiàn; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: An-khoe kōan) is a county of the municipal region of Quanzhou, in southern Fujian province, People's Republic of China. It lies adjacent to and directly north of Xiamen.

Anxi is well known for a number of varieties of Oolong tea, the most well-known of which is Tieguanyin (铁观音, "Iron Boddhisatva of Mercy").

China Tea Capital

Attractions[edit]

Qingshui Yan (Chinese: 清水岩; pinyin: Qingshui Yan) is a mountain hosting a very large Buddhist temple.

China Tea Capital (Chinese: ; pinyin: Zhongguo Chadu) is a large center dedicated to showcasing Anxi County's famous tieguanyin tea.

Administration[edit]

The county executive, legislature and judiciary are in Fengcheng Town (凤城镇), together with the CPC and PSB branches.

Towns (镇, zhen)[edit]

The county oversees 13 towns:

Townships (乡, xiang)[edit]

There are 11:

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