Luhe County

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Luhe County

陆河县
Luhe is located in Guangdong
Luhe
Luhe
Location in Guangdong
Coordinates: 23°18′N 115°39′E / 23.300°N 115.650°E / 23.300; 115.650Coordinates: 23°18′N 115°39′E / 23.300°N 115.650°E / 23.300; 115.650
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
Prefecture-level cityShanwei
Area
 • Total986 km2 (381 sq mi)
Population
(2012)
346,000 [1]
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Websitewww.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.[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.

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