Chaozhou (Shantou Metropolitan Region)

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AREA: 10,580 sq. km.

POPULATION: 9.5 million

AREAS UNDER ADMINISTRATION: Chaozhou City, Shantou Municipality, and the counties of Chenghai, Raoping, Nan-ao, Chaoyang, Jieyang, Puning and Huilai.

MAIN DIALECTS: Chaozhou and Hakka

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS: rice, corn, tea, sugarcane, sweet potato, peanuts, mandarin oranges, lychees, longans, pineapples, peaches, bananas, and olives.

INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS: drawnwork, embroidered articles, porcelain, canned goods, clothing, carved handicrafts, ultrasonic electronic devices, textiles, leather and plastic goods, machinery, petrochemicals and pharmaceuticals.

Mercedes DuJunco

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