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Qimen County 祁门县

Qimen County 祁门县

Qimen, Huangshan, Anhui

  • Author: Max Tillberg
  • Date Posted: Aug 8, 2015
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  • Address: Qimen, Huangshan, Anhui

Qimen County 祁门县 is a county in Anhui Province, China. It has a population of 190,000 and an area of 2,257 square kilometres. Qimen County has jurisdiction over seven towns and thirteen townships. Qimen County was established in 766 during the Tang Dynasty (Yongtai Era 2). It takes its name from the Mount Qi in the northeast and the Chanjiang River 阊江 in the southwest. Qimen County is a tea-producing region, and the black tea called Keemun is named after Qimen. The area around the border with Shitai County contains a National Nature Reserve. It includes a 1,700 metres high peak in the Huangshan Mountains.

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Image Source: This photo of Qimen County is courtesy of TripAdvisor

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