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Full nameKaifeng
Official name开封市
Native name开封
Settlement typePrefecture-level city
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Total Area2411.3 sq mi (6247 km2)
Urban Area210.9 sq mi (546.4 km2)
Metro Area210.9 sq mi (546.4 km2)
Elevation245 ft (74.7 m)
Total Population4676159 (2010 census)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Urban (pop.)826961
Metro (pop.)826961
Other information
Time zoneChina Standard (UTC+8)
Area code378
GDP¥7,250 per capita (2004)
Major NationalitiesHan, Hui
County-level divisions5
Township-level divisions5
License plate prefixes B

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Kaifeng ( ), known previously by several names (see below), is a prefecture-level city in east-central Henan province, Central China. Nearly 5 million people live in the metropolitan area. Located along the southern bank of the Yellow River, it borders the provincial capital of Zhengzhou to the west, Xinxiang to the northwest, Shangqiu to the east, Zhoukou to the southeast, Xuchang to the southwest, and the province of Shandong to the northeast.

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