Heping County

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Heping County
和平县
County
Skyline of Heping County
Heping is located in Guangdong
Heping
Heping
Location in Guangdong
Coordinates: 24°26′N 115°00′E / 24.433°N 115.000°E / 24.433; 115.000Coordinates: 24°26′N 115°00′E / 24.433°N 115.000°E / 24.433; 115.000
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
Prefecture-level cityHeyuan
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Beijing–Kowloon Railway at the Shangling Station (Chinese: 上陵站) in Heping County, Guangdong.

  

Heping (postal: Hoping; Chinese: 和平; pinyin: Hépíng; literally: "peace") is a county of northeastern Guangdong Province, China, bordering Jiangxi to the north. It is under the administration of Heyuan City. At the 2010 census, its population was around 300,000, with the majority of the residents being Hakka.

Language[edit]

As in the great majority of Heyuan county, Hakka Chinese is spoken, with residents calling their local dialect Heping hua.

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