Raoping County

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Raoping

饶平县

Jaoping
Raoping is located in Guangdong
Raoping
Raoping
Location of the seat in Guangdong
Coordinates: 23°39′50″N 117°00′14″E / 23.664°N 117.004°E / 23.664; 117.004Coordinates: 23°39′50″N 117°00′14″E / 23.664°N 117.004°E / 23.664; 117.004
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
Prefecture-level cityChaozhou
Area
 • Total1,670 km2 (640 sq mi)
Population
 • Total900,000
 • Density540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Websitehttp://www.raoping.gov.cn/

Raoping County (postal: Jaoping; simplified Chinese: 饶平县; traditional Chinese: 饒平縣; pinyin: Ráopíng Xiàn) is a county in eastern Guangdong Province, bordering Fujian Province to the east, and facing the South China Sea to the south. The city with the same name has 135,600 inhabitants (1990).

It is under the jurisdiction of the prefecture-level city of Chaozhou. The dialects spoken in Raoping are Teochew and Hakka (Raoping dialect).

Raoping is famous for its seafood and fruits.

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