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Chaozhou
潮州
Prefectur-level ceety
潮州市
Hubin Road
Nickname(s): The Phoenix Ceety (凤城/鳳城)
Location o Chaozhou in Guangdong
Chaozhou is located in China
Chaozhou
Chaozhou
Location in Cheenae
Coordinates: 23°40′N 116°38′E / 23.667°N 116.633°E / 23.667; 116.633
Kintra Fowkrepublic o Cheenae
Coonty-level diveesions 4
Tounship diveesions 43
Government
 • CPC Chaozhou Luo Wenzhi (骆文智)
Committee Secretary
 • Mayor Tang Xikun (汤锡坤)
Area(ranked 31st)
 • Total 3,110 km2 (1,200 sq mi)
Elevation 0–1,497.5 m (0–4,913 ft)
Population
 • Total 2,669,844
 • Major naitionalities Han—99.7%
Time zone Cheenae Staundart (UTC+8)
Postal code 521000
(Urban center)
515600, 515700
(Ither auries)
Area code(s) +86768
License plate prefixes 粤U
GDP (2008) CNY 44.3 billion
 - per capita CNY 17,317
Website www.chaozhou.gov.cn

Chaozhou (Cheenese: 潮州; pinyin: Cháozhōu; Wade–Giles: Ch'ao²-chou¹; literally "Tide Prefecture"; alternatively spelled Chiuchow, transliteratti frae its Cantonese pronunciation; an aa widely kent bi its Postal map spellin Teochew,) is a ceety in eastren Guangdong province o the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae. It borders Shantou tae the sooth, Jieyang tae the soothwast, Meizhou tae the northwast, the province o Fujian tae the east, an the Sooth Cheenae Sea tae the sootheast. It is admeenistered as a prefecture-level ceety wi a jurisdiction aurie o 3,614 square kilometers an a total population o 2,500,000.[1] Chaozhou is part of the Chaoshan region.

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  1. "Profile of Chaozhou" (in Chinese). Official website of Chaozhou Government. Retrieved 2008-09-30.