Anxi County

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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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