Dehua County

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Dehua County


Tehwa, Tehua
  Dehua County in Quanzhou
  Dehua County
in Quanzhou
Dehua is located in Fujian
Location of the seat in Fujian
Coordinates: 25°29′28″N 118°14′28″E / 25.491°N 118.241°E / 25.491; 118.241Coordinates: 25°29′28″N 118°14′28″E / 25.491°N 118.241°E / 25.491; 118.241
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Prefecture-level cityQuanzhou
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

About this soundDehua  (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 2017 Dehua's GDP amounted to 22.1 billion Yuan.


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