Dehua County

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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.

Dehua County


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  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)


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]

Administrative divisionsEdit


  • Xunzhong (浔中镇), Longxun (龙浔镇), Sanban (三班镇), Longmentan (龙门滩镇), Leifeng (雷峰镇), Nancheng (南埕镇), Shuikou (水口镇), Chishui (赤水镇), Gekeng (葛坑镇), Shangyong (上涌镇)


  • Gaide Township (盖德乡), Yangmei Township (杨梅乡), Tangtou Township (汤头乡), Guiyang Township (桂阳乡), Guobao Township (国宝乡), Meihu Township (美湖乡), Daming Township (大铭乡), Chunmei Township (春美乡)


In 2017 Dehua's GDP amounted to 22.1 billion Yuan.


See alsoEdit


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  2. ^ "泉州市-行政区划网" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24.

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