Leizhou

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Leizhou

雷州市

Hoihong; Luichow
Leizhou Xihu 2014.02.27 16-44-12.jpg
Leizhou is located in Guangdong
Leizhou
Leizhou
Location in Guangdong
Coordinates: 20°54′51″N 110°05′48″E / 20.9143°N 110.0967°E / 20.9143; 110.0967Coordinates: 20°54′51″N 110°05′48″E / 20.9143°N 110.0967°E / 20.9143; 110.0967
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
Prefecture-level cityZhanjiang
Area
 • Total2,523 km2 (974 sq mi)
Population
 • Total279,124
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Leizhou
Chinese雷州
PostalLeichow
Leizhou (labelled as HAI-K'ANG (LUICHOW) 海康(雷州)) (1954)

Leizhou (Chinese: 雷州) is a county-level city in Guangdong Province, China. It is under the jurisdiction of the prefecture-level city of Zhanjiang.

The city was formerly known as Haikang County (postal: Hoihong); it was upgraded into a city in 1994.

Geography[edit]

Leizhou is located at the extreme southwestern end of Guangdong and lies on the Leizhou Peninsula.

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