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ANXI COUNTY (help ·info ) (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
Quanzhou
, in southern Fujian
Fujian
province, People's Republic of China. It lies adjacent to and directly north of Xiamen
Xiamen
.

Anxi is well known for a number of varieties of Oolong tea, the best-known of which is Tieguanyin
Tieguanyin
(铁观音, "Iron Boddhisatva of Mercy"). Anxi Tieguanyin
Tieguanyin
(安溪铁观音) is classified as one of the Top 10 Chinese Tea
Chinese Tea
. China Tea Capital

CONTENTS

* 1 Attractions

* 2 Administration

* 2.1 Towns * 2.2 Townships

* 3 External links

ATTRACTIONS

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

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

ADMINISTRATION

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

TOWNS

The county oversees 13 towns (镇; zhen) in Anxi:

* Penglai (蓬莱镇) * Hutou (湖头镇) * Fengcheng (凤城镇) – the county seat * Guanqiao (官桥镇) * Jiandou (剑斗镇), * Chengxiang (城厢镇) * Jingu (金谷镇) * Longmen (龙门镇) * Huqiu (虎邱镇) * Lutian (芦田镇) * Gande (感德镇) * Kuidou (魁斗镇) * Xiping (西坪镇) – home of the original Tieguanyin
Tieguanyin
tea shrub

TOWNSHIPS

There are 11 townships (乡; xiang) in Anxi:

* Cannei Township (参内乡) * Bailai Township (白濑乡) * Hushang Township (湖上乡) * Shangqing Township (尚卿乡) * Daping Township (大坪乡) * Longjuan Township (龙涓乡) * Changkeng Township (长坑乡) * Lantian Township (蓝田乡) * Xianghua Township (祥华乡) * Taozhou Township (桃舟乡) * Futian Township (福田乡)

EXTERNAL LINKS

* v * t * e

County-level divisions of Fujian
Fujian
Province

Fuzhou
Fuzhou
(capital )

SUB-PROVINCIAL CITY

XIAMEN

* Siming District

* Haicang District

* Fujian

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