In addition to Longjing and Jasmine green teas, a number of others originate in China.
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About Some Provinces
Anhui Province (“Anwei”,安徽)
Anhui Province covers two major tea productions areas. Southern Anhui falls to the south of the Yangtze River tea production area while Northern Anhui belongs to the north of the Yangtze tea production area. According to the Annals of Huizhou Prefecture (present-day North Anhui Province), the tea plantation in Mt. Huangshan started in the Song Dynasty, and then thrived in the Ming Dynasty.
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Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
Located in the south China tea production area. The long history of its tea plantation is recorded in the Classic of Tea by Lu Yu of the Tang Dynasty.
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Guizhou Province (贵州省)
Located in the southwest tea production area in the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau of southwest China.
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Henan Province (河南)
Located in the tea production area of the north Yangtze River. In its long history, it is recorded that the tea plant was grown as early as 1,200 years ago.
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Hunan Province (湖南)
Located south of the Yangtze River. One of the major green tea production areas in China. The green tea is rich in element composition,with a strong and refreshing taste.
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Jiangsu Province (“Kiangsu”, 江苏省)
Well-known for its prominent landscape of rivers and lakes, Jiangsu Province boasts two tea production areas in the north and south, bifurcated by the Yangtze River.
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Jiangxi Province (江西省)
In the tea production area south of the Yangtze River. The province mainly produces green tea.
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Located on the north bank of the lower reaches of the Yangtze River, Shandong Province is in the north Yangtze River tea production area. Generally considered non-tea-producing province, in fact, tea production started in the 1970s. The high-quality spring tea, characterized by strong taste, pure and clean liquid and lasting aftertaste, is typically Ri Zhao Green Tea.
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Sichuan Province (“Szechuan”, 四川省)
Located in the original tea belt in southwest China.
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Yunnan Province (云南省)
Located in the southwest China tea production area, Yunnan is one of the original places of tea planting and cultivating. It is the most concentrated production base of the well-known Pu-erh tea.
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See also: The Tea Provinces of China
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