|Country||People's Republic of China|
|• Total||77.21 km2 (29.81 sq mi)|
|Elevation||528 m (1,732 ft)|
|• Density||740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)|
|Time zone||China Standard (UTC+8)|
Zhuolu (Chinese: 涿鹿; pinyin: Zhuōlù; Wade–Giles: Chuo-li) is a town and the county seat of Zhuolu County, northwestern Hebei province, Northern China. It has an area of 77.21 square kilometres (29.81 sq mi) and a population of 57,400 as of 2002, 6 communities and 30 villages. It is located 52 kilometres (32 mi) southeast of Zhangjiakou
Modern Zhuolu may or may not have been the location of the historical Battle of Zhuolu. However, it is promoted for tourism as such. Modern Zhuolu may or may not have been the location of what is claimed to be a city founded by the legendary Yellow Emperor, Huáng dì 黄帝, although there is evidence to support this case. According to tradition, Zhuolu was a city that the Yellow Emperor, Huáng dì 黄帝, founded. Zhuolu Town, is also considered by some to be a legendary birthplace of the Miao and has a statue of Chi You claiming him to be the ancestor of the Hmong.
- Information of Zhuolu Town
- For example, see http://english.hebei.com.cn/system/2008/08/19/010096537.shtml[dead link]
- Wu, page 58 (quoting Shiji), map and caption page 59, and note 32 page 103
- De la Cadena, Marisol. Starn, Orin. Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.  (2007). Indigenous experience today. Berg Publishers, 2007. ISBN 978-1-84520-519-5. pg 239.
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