Yi Prefecture (Shandong)

Yizhou or Yi Prefecture was a zhou (prefecture) in imperial China centering on modern Linyi, Shandong, China. It existed (intermittently) from 578 until 1734, when it was recreated as Yizhou Prefecture by the Qing dynasty.

Yi Prefecture
Traditional Chinese


The administrative region of Yi Prefecture in the Tang dynasty falls within modern Shandong. It probably includes modern:

See alsoEdit


  • 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. p. 1340. ISBN 7-5004-4929-1.