Luhe County

Luhe County

Location in Guangdong

Coordinates: 23°18′N 115°39′E / 23.300°N 115.650°E / 23.300; 115.650Coordinates: 23°18′N 115°39′E / 23.300°N 115.650°E / 23.300; 115.650
Country People's Republic of China
Province Guangdong
Prefecture-level city Shanwei
  Total 986 km2 (381 sq mi)
Population (2012) 346,000 [1]
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Luhe County (simplified Chinese: 陆河县; traditional Chinese: 陸河縣; pinyin: Lùhé Xiàn) is a county of eastern Guangdong province, China. It is under the administration of Shanwei City. The majority of Luhe residents come from Hakka ancestry and speak a local dialect rooted in the Hakka language (Chinese: 客家话; pinyin: Ke Jia Hua).[1]

Local Cuisine

Luhe is well known for the Hakka 'pounded tea' (Chinese: 擂茶; pinyin: Lei cha).,[2] as well as sweet puffed rice cakes and preserved fruit.


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