Heping County

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Heping County
Skyline of Heping County
Heping is located in Guangdong
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
Country People's Republic of China
Province Guangdong
Prefecture-level city Heyuan
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

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.


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