Fuan

Fuan

About Fuan

Fu'an or Fu An is a county-level city of Ningde prefecture level city, in northeast Fujian province, PRC, some 150 kilometres (93 mi) away from the provincial capital Fuzhou. The population of Fu'an stands at 597,000 residents. Fu'an is known for its tea production. One successful local company is the Tan Yang Kunfu tea, which won the Gold medal in Panama Pacific International Exposition (Year 1915). An electric motor company (MingDong Electric Motor) was in FuAn between 1970 and 1980. The company went bankrupt, but the remnants of the company set up many shops, making electric motors and pumps two of the main products in the area. One of the first Anglo-Chinese kindergartens was established in Fu An in 2002. Fu'an was created a county in 1245 AD in the Southern Song. In November 1989, FuAn was elevated to a city at county level. Fu'an is surrounded by hills and the seawaters. It covers an area of 67.