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Full nameChaozhou
Native name潮州
Settlement typePrefecture-level city
CountryPeople's Republic of China
County-level divisions4
Township divisions43
CPC ChaozhouLuo Wenzhi (骆文智)
Committee Secretary
MayorTang Xikun (汤锡坤)
Total Area1200.5 sq mi (3110 km2)
Elevation0 ft (0 1497.5 m)
Total Population2669844
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Major nationalitiesHan-99.7%
Other information
Time zoneChina Standard Time (UTC+8)
Postal code521000
(Urban center)
515600, 515700
(Other areas)
Area code+86768
License plate prefixes粤U
GDP (2008)CNY 44.3 billion
- per capitaCNY 17,317

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Chaozhou ( ; alternatively spelled Chiuchow, transliterated from its Cantonese pronunciation; also widely known by its Postal map spelling Teochew,) is a city in eastern Guangdong province of the People's Republic of China. It borders Shantou to the south, Jieyang to the southwest, Meizhou to the northwest, the province of Fujian to the east, and the South China Sea to the southeast. It is administered as a prefecture-level city with a jurisdiction area of 3,110 square kilometers and a total population of 2,669,844.

Chaozhou is part of the Chaoshan region.

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