Jiangnanxi Circuit

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Tang China and Tang provinces

Jiangnanxidao (Chinese: 江南西道, Circuit of Western Jiangnan; Gan: Kongnomsitau) was a southern province of Tang Empire. It corresponds to part of present-day Jiangxi, Hubei, Hunan, Anhui. Jiangnanxidao is the origin where the name "Jiangxi" derives from, and its administrative territories also roughly represent nowadays Gan-speaking areas in China.

Jiangnanxidao was split from Jiangnandao in 733 with its capital located in "Hongzhou" (洪州, Gan: Fungjiu) which is the current Nanchang. And Jiangnanxidao was divided into nineteen prefectures, namely:[1]

  • Xuanzhou, 宣州
  • Shezhou, 歙州
  • Chizhou, 池州
  • Hongzhou, 洪州
  • Jiangzhou, 江州
  • Ezhou, 鄂州
  • Yuezhou, 岳州
  • Raozhou, 饒州
  • Qianzhou, 虔州
  • Jizhou, 吉州
  • Yuanzhou, 袁州
  • Xinzhou, 信州
  • Fuzhou, 撫州
  • Tanzhou, 潭州
  • Hengzhou, 衡州
  • Yongzhou, 永州
  • daozhou, 道州
  • Binzhou, 郴州
  • Shaozhou, 邵州

References[edit]

  1. ^ Xu Huailin (1993). Jiangxi Tongzhi. Jiangxi University Press. p. 118. ISBN 810331434K8 Check |isbn= value (help).