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Full nameHeyuan
Official name河源市
Native name河源
Settlement typePrefecture-level city
City seatYuancheng District
Total Area5974.5 sq mi (15478 km2)
Total Population3320000
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneChina Standard (UTC)
Area code762
License Plate粤P

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Heyuan ( ; Cantonese: Ho⁴jyun⁴) , historically known as Hoyün, is a prefecture-level city of Guangdong Province in the People's Republic of China. Heyuan has a population of about 207,600. The majority of the people are Cantonese and Hakka.

The city includes many rainforests and the largest lake in Guangdong: Xinfengjiang Reservoir. The literal meaning of the city's name is "origin of the river".

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