Anxi County

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Anxi County


Anki; Anchi
Qing Shui Yan Temple in 2006
Qing Shui Yan Temple in 2006
  Anxi County in Quanzhou
  Anxi County
in Quanzhou
Anxi is located in Fujian
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
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Prefecture-level cityQuanzhou
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

About this soundAnxi County  (simplified Chinese: 安溪; traditional Chinese: 安溪; 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 best-known of which is Tieguanyin (铁观音, "Iron Boddhisatva of Mercy"). Anxi Tieguanyin (安溪铁观音) is classified as one of the Top 10 Chinese Tea.

China Tea Capital


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.


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


The county oversees 13 towns (; zhèn) in Anxi:


There are 11 townships (; xiāng) in Anxi:


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