Luhe County

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Luhe County
陆河县
County
Luhe is located in Guangdong
Luhe
Luhe
Location in Guangdong
Coordinates: 23°15′N 113°37′E / 23.250°N 113.617°E / 23.250; 113.617Coordinates: 23°15′N 113°37′E / 23.250°N 113.617°E / 23.250; 113.617
Country People's Republic of China
Province Guangdong
Prefecture-level city Shanwei
Area
 • Total 986 km2 (381 sq mi)
Population (2012) 346,000 [1]
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Website http://www.luhe.gov.cn

Luhe County (simplified Chinese: 陆河县; traditional Chinese: 陸河縣; pinyin: Lùhé Xiàn) is a county of eastern Guangdong province, China. It is under the administration of Shanwei City. The majority of Luhe residents come from Hakka ancestry and speak a local dialect rooted in the Hakka language (Chinese: 客家话; pinyin: Ke Jia Hua).[1]

Local Cuisine[edit]

Luhe is well known for the Hakka 'pounded tea' (Chinese: 擂茶; pinyin: Lei cha).,[2] as well as sweet puffed rice cakes and preserved fruit.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://baike.baidu.com/view/824301.htm
  2. ^ http://www.luhe.gov.cn/search.aspx?str=擂茶