Huizhou

Huizhou (Chinese: 惠州) is a city in central-east Guangdong Province, China, forty three miles north of Hong Kong. Huizhou borders the provincial capital of Guangzhou to the west, Shenzhen and Dongguan to the southwest, Shaoguan to the north, Heyuan to the northeast, Shanwei to the east, and Daya Bay of the South China Sea to the south. As of the 2020 census, the city has about 6,042,852 inhabitants and is administered as a prefecture-level city.[2] Its current built-up (or metro) area made of Huiyang District was home to 2,090,578 inhabitants.[3] Nevertheless, the southern Huiyang District is now, via Shenzhen, conurbated to the Pearl River Delta megalopolis and its 65,565,622 inhabitants and Boluo County in the western part is soon to be agglomerated with Dongguan too.

Huizhou
惠州市
Top:Hejiang Attic, Huizhou West Lake,
Middle:Jiangbei skyline, Huicheng District at night
Bottom:Shuangyue Bay
Motto(s): 
A city to benefit people (惠民之州)
Location of Huizhou in Guangdong
Huizhou
Location in China
Coordinates (Huizhou government): 23°06′43″N 114°24′58″E
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
City1988
Municipal seatHuicheng District
Government
  CPC SecretaryLi Yiwei (李贻伟)
  MayorLiu Ji (刘吉)
Area
  Prefecture-level city10,922 km2 (4,217 sq mi)
  Urban
2,672 km2 (1,032 sq mi)
  Metro
1,488.5 km2 (574.7 sq mi)
  Coastline223.6 km2 (86.3 sq mi)
Elevation
15 m (49 ft)
Population
 (2020 census[1])
  Prefecture-level city6,042,852
  Density550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
  Urban
3,494,715
  Urban density1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
  Metro
2,090,578
  Metro density1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+08:00 (China Standard)
Postal code
516000
Area code(s)0752
ISO 3166 codeCN-GD-13
GDP¥383.1 billion (2017)
$57 billion ($0.11 trillion, PPP)
GDP per capita¥80,222 (2017)
$11,882($22,862, PPP)
Licence Plate粤L
Websitewww.huizhou.gov.cn
Huizhou
"Huizhou", as written in Chinese
Chinese惠州
PostalWaichow