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Full nameHefei
Official name合肥市
Native name合肥
Other nameHo-fei, Luzhou, Luchow
Settlement typePrefecture-level city
CountryPeople's Republic of China
County-level divisions7
CPC Committee SecretaryWu Cunrong (吴存荣)
MayorZhang Qingjun (张庆军)
Total Area2713.4 sq mi (7029.48 km2)
Urban Area323.7 sq mi (838.5 km2)
Metro Area323.7 sq mi (838.5 km2)
Elevation123 ft (37.5 m)
Total Population5702466 (2010 Census)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Urban (pop.)3352076
Metro (pop.)3352076
Other information
Time zoneChina Standard Time (UTC+8)
Postal code230000
Area code551
Licence plate prefixes皖A
GDP (2009)CNY 210.2 billion
- per capitaCNY 41,543

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Hefei (, p Héféi, w Ho-fei) is the capital and largest city of Anhui Province in Eastern China. A prefecture-level city, it is the political, economic, and cultural centre of Anhui. Located in the central portion of the province, it borders Huainan to the north, Chuzhou to the northeast, Chaohu to the southeast and Lu'an to the west.

Hefei has an area of 7,048 km2 and, as of 2010 Census, a population of 5,702,466 inhabitants. Its built-up area ("metro") is home to 3,352,076 inhabitants encompassing all urban districts .

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