Hua Prefecture (Shaanxi)

Huazhou or Hua Prefecture was a zhou (prefecture) in imperial China seated in modern Hua County, Shaanxi, China. It existed (intermittently) from 554 to 1913.[3] Through history it was also known by other names, including Tai Prefecture (685–705, 760–762), Huayin Commandery (742–758) and Dexing Prefecture (897–900).

Hua Prefecture (華州)
  • Tai Prefecture (太州)
  • Huayin Commandery (華陰郡)
  • Dexing Prefecture (德興府)
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Population
 • 740s or 750s223,613[1]
 • 1100s269,380[2]
History
 • Preceded byDongyong Prefecture (東雍州)
 • Created554 (Western Wei)
 • Abolished1913 (Republic of China)
 • Succeeded byHua County, Shaanxi
Contained within
 • Circuit
Hua Prefecture
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

CountiesEdit

  1. Zheng (), modern Hua County[4]
  2. Pucheng (蒲城), modern Pucheng County[5]
  3. Huayin (華陰), modern Huayin[6]
  4. Weinan (渭南), modern Weinan[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Xin Tang Shu, ch. 37.
  2. ^ Song Shi, ch. 89.
  3. ^ Shi, p. 1017.
  4. ^ Shi, p. 1643.
  5. ^ Shi, p. 2659.
  6. ^ Shi, p. 1018.
  7. ^ Shi, p. 2615.
  • Shi Weile, ed. (2005). Zhongguo Lishi Diming Da Cidian (中国历史地名大词典) [Large Dictionary of Chinese Historical Place Names] (in Chinese). China Social Sciences Press. ISBN 7-5004-4929-1.
  • (in Chinese) Ouyang Xiu; et al., eds. (1060). Xin Tang Shu [New Book of Tang].
  • (in Chinese) Toqto'a; et al., eds. (1345). Song Shi [History of Song].