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Mizhou or Mi Prefecture was a zhou (prefecture) in imperial China in modern southeastern Shandong, China. It existed (intermittently) from 585 until 1368 upon the foundation of the Ming dynasty.[3]

Mi Prefecture
Chinese
MandarinMì Zhōu
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Population
 • 740s or 750s146,524[1]
 • 1100s327,340[2]
History
 • Preceded byGaomi Commandery
 • Created
 • Abolished1368 (Ming dynasty)
Contained within
 • Circuit

CountiesEdit

Mi Prefecture administered the following counties (縣) through history:

# Sui dynasty Tang dynasty Later Liang Later Tang Modern location
1 Zhucheng (諸城) Zhucheng[4]
2 Anqiu (安丘) Futang (輔唐) Anqiu Futang Jiaoxi (膠西) Anqiu Anqiu[5]
3 Jiaoxi Jiaozhou City[6]
4 Gaomi (高密) Gaomi[7]
5 Ju (莒) Ju County[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Xin Tang Shu, ch. 38.
  2. ^ Song Shi, ch. 85.
  3. ^ Shi, p. 2465.
  4. ^ Shi, p. 2236.
  5. ^ Shi, pp. 1107, 2336, 2153.
  6. ^ Shi, p. 2153.
  7. ^ Shi, p. 2176.
  8. ^ Shi, p. 1767.
  • 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].