Guangnan East Circuit

Guangnan East Circuit or Guangnan East Province was one of the major circuits during the Song dynasty. Its administrative area corresponds to roughly the modern Chinese province of Guangdong (minus Leizhou Peninsula).[2]

Guangnan East Circuit
MandarinGuǎngnán Dōng Lù
Guangnan East Circuit within Song dynasty territory, c. 1100
 • 1162784,774[1]
 • Preceded byGuangnan Circuit
 • Created988 (Song dynasty)
 • Abolished1278 (Yuan dynasty)
 • HQGuǎng Prefecture

Guangnan East Circuit and Guangnan West Circuit were split from Guangnan Circuit in 988.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Song Shi, ch. 89.
  2. ^ Shi, p. 227.
  • Shi Weile, ed. (2005). 中国历史地名大词典 Zhōngguó Lìshǐ Dìmíng Dà Cídiǎn [Large Dictionary of Chinese Historical Place Names] (in Chinese) (1st ed.). Beijing: China Social Sciences Press. ISBN 7-5004-4929-1. OCLC 61167815.
  • (in Chinese) Toqto'a; et al., eds. (1345). Song Shi [History of Song].