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.
- 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.