Yixing

Yixing

About Yixing

Yixing is a county-level city with a population of 1.24 million administrated under the prefecture-level city of Wuxi in Jiangsu province, East China (or more specifically Yangtze River Delta). With active modern industry as the economical fundamentals, it is more famous for traditional Yixing clay and the pottery made from thatespecially the 'zisha'-style teapots. It is also famous in China for thousands of scholars and scientists born here, among whom there are 12 academicians of Chinese Academy of Sciences and 13 academicians of Chinese Academy of Engineering.

Contributions by Wpotr, Tea expertchinese, and Balthazarduju.