Chao'an District

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Chao'an

潮安区

Chaoan
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
Prefecture-level cityChaozhou
Area
 • Total1,231 km2 (475 sq mi)
Population
 • Total1,076,500
 • Density870/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Websitewww.chaoan.gov.cn
Chao'an
(the former county)
Chinese潮安
PostalChaoan
Haiyang
Traditional Chinese海陽
Simplified Chinese海阳
PostalHaiyang

Chao'an (Chinese: 潮安; pinyin: Cháo'ān) is a district of Chaozhou City in eastern Guangdong Province. It was Chao'an County until June 2013, when it became a district of Chaozhou.[1] The former county was known as 'Haiyang' until 1914.

It has an area of 1,238.77 km2 (478.29 sq mi) and a population of 1,076,500.[2] It is under the jurisdiction of Chaozhou prefecture-level city.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy" 潮州市潮安县“撤县建区”获批准. Nanfang Daily. 2013-08-09. Archived from the original on 2013-10-05. Retrieved 2013-08-18.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Profile of Chao'an County" (in Chinese). Official website of Chao'an County Government. Retrieved 2008-09-30.

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Coordinates: 23°43′22″N 116°31′08″E / 23.7228°N 116.519°E / 23.7228; 116.519