Raoping County

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Raoping County
Raoping is located in Guangdong
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
Country People's Republic of China
Province Guangdong
Prefecture-level city Chaozhou
 • Total 2,203 km2 (851 sq mi)
 • Total 900,000
 • Density 410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Website http://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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