Tong'an District (Pinyin: Tóng'ān Qū) is a northern mainland district of Xiamen which faces Jinmen. Tongan is located on the southeast of Fujian province. To the north is Anxi and Nanan, to the south is Jimei. Tong'an is also east of Lianxiang and Changqin to the West. It covers 657.59 km².Tong'an District has a population of 520 000 residents.
Tong’an District administers two streets: Datong and Xiang Ping. It has local authority over six towns. They are Hongtang, Wuxian, Dingxi, Xinming, Xike and Lianhua.
Tong'an District is also attracting foreign investment because of its status as a designated special economic zone in Xiamen.
Tong'an has a mild sub tropical climate. This is very suitable for growing crops and plants. It is covered in natural resources such as granite, kaolin earth, mineral water and hot springs. It is emerging as a growing commercial base. The main agricultural products from Tong'an District are prawns, peanuts, longan, and pigs, fruits, vegetables, tea and herbs.
Tong'an district is at the economic crossroad between Xiamen, Quanzhou and Zhangzhou prefecture level cities. It is an important transport hub because the Fuzhou-Xiamen and Zhangzhou-Quanzhou Highways pass directly through Tong'an District providing direct access to all the counties and villages. The Xiamen International Airport is only 27 km away. It is 32 km from the North Xiamen Freight Transport Railway Station.