An Prefecture

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An Prefecture
Chinese

Anzhou or An Prefecture was a zhou (prefecture) in imperial China, centering on modern Anlu, Hubei, China. It existed (intermittently) from 550 until 1119, when the Song dynasty renamed it De'an Prefecture.

Geography[edit]

The administrative region of An Prefecture in the Tang dynasty was in modern central Hubei. It probably includes parts of modern:

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References[edit]

  • 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. 1113. ISBN 7-5004-4929-1.