Dehua County

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Dehua County
Dehua is located in Fujian
Location in Fujian
Coordinates: 25°39′N 118°14′E / 25.650°N 118.233°E / 25.650; 118.233Coordinates: 25°39′N 118°14′E / 25.650°N 118.233°E / 25.650; 118.233
Country People's Republic of China
Province Fujian
Prefecture-level city Quanzhou
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

About this sound Dehua  (Chinese: 德化; pinyin: Déhuà; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tek-hòa) is a county located in central Fujian province, People's Republic of China. It is under the administration of Quanzhou City and covers an area of 2,232 square kilometres (862 sq mi) with a total population of 300,000.


A depiction of a qilin (mythological creature), made of Dehua porcelain ware, Ming Dynasty (1368–1644).

Dehua is rich in kaolin and famous for ceramic products, especially crafts and dinnerware, including candle holders, Piggy banks, photo frames, jewel boxes, flower baskets, jars, vases, plaques, wall plaques, garden decorations, figurines, statues; animals, birds, pets and many other items.

Kilns in Dehua are also attempting in recreating Jian ware.[1]


In 2006 Dehua's GDP amounted to 6.036 billion Yuan.

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