Luohe

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Luohe

漯河市
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Location of Luohe City jurisdiction in Henan
Location of Luohe City jurisdiction in Henan
Luohe is located in China
Luohe
Luohe
Location in China
Coordinates: 33°34′N 114°02′E / 33.567°N 114.033°E / 33.567; 114.033Coordinates: 33°34′N 114°02′E / 33.567°N 114.033°E / 33.567; 114.033
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHenan
Area
 • Prefecture-level city2,617 km2 (1,010 sq mi)
 • Urban
1,020 km2 (390 sq mi)
 • Metro
1,020 km2 (390 sq mi)
Population
(2010 census)
 • Prefecture-level city2,544,266
 • Density970/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
 • Urban
1,294,974
 • Urban density1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
 • Metro
1,294,974
 • Metro density1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
462000
Area code(s)0395
ISO 3166 codeCN-HA-11
GDPUnknown
Major NationalitiesHan
County-level divisions5
Township-level divisions55
License plate prefixesL
Websitewww.luohe.gov.cn

Luohe (Chinese: 漯河; pinyin: Luòhé; postal: Loho) is a prefecture-level city in central Henan province, China. It is surrounded by the cities of Xuchang, Zhoukou, Zhumadian and Pingdingshan on its north, east, south and west respectively. Its population was 2,544,266 inhabitants at the 2010 census whom 1,294,974 lived in the built-up (or metro) area made up of Yancheng, Shaoling and Yuanhui districts.[1]

Administration[edit]

The prefecture level city of Luohe administers 3 districts and 2 counties.

Map

Agriculture and industry[edit]

Cultivation of wheat, corn and textile industry are important for the economy of the area. The city is famous for its ham production industry. Shuanghui is the biggest meat processing company in the world, after purchasing the American meat company, Smithfield. A commercial center since ancient times, Luohe presently is home to light industries including food preparation, paper, leather making / shoes, textiles, cigarettes, and electronics.

Famous village[edit]

Nanjie (南街村)

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "China: Hénán (Prefectures, Cities, Districts and Counties) - Population Statistics, Charts and Map". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 17 April 2018.

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