Fu'an City is mainly composed of three ethnic groups: Han, She and Hui. The She population accounts for about 11% of the city's population, and the Han population accounts for about 88.4% of the total population. The Han include the Tanka people of which there are about 7,400.
Fu'an dialect is commonly spoken in the area. Some She people speak She dialect, which is related to Hakka.
Fu'an is known for its tea production. Besides tea, the agricultural sector is specialized in grapes, aquaculture and animal husbandry.The three leading industries in Fu'an are the electrical machinery industry, the shipbuilding industry and the food industry.
It is 150 km (93 mi) away from Fuzhou.
- Baiyun Mountain
- Shifeng Temple
- The former site of the Mindong Soviet Special Committee of the Communist Party of China and the Mindong Soviet Government
- Queen Mother's Office
- Fu'an Huang's Ancestral Hall
- Fuxi Buque Temple
- Lian Village Castle
- Guilin Wang's Ancestral Hall