Jiangling County

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Jiangling County
Jiangling is located in Hubei
Location in Hubei
Coordinates: 30°08′N 112°30′E / 30.133°N 112.500°E / 30.133; 112.500Coordinates: 30°08′N 112°30′E / 30.133°N 112.500°E / 30.133; 112.500
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hubei
Prefecture-level city Jingzhou

Jiangling (Chinese: 江陵; pinyin: Jiānglíng; Wade–Giles: Chiang-ling) is a county in southern Hubei province, People's Republic of China. Administratively, it is under the jurisdiction of Jingzhou City.


Under the Tang dynasty, it served as the southern capital and was known as Nandu (南都).[1]

Later on, Jiangling was the capital of the small Jingnan kingdom that existed from 924 to 963 during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period.[2]


  1. ^ Theobald, Ulrich. China Knowledge. "Chinese History - Tang Dynasty 唐 (618-907): Map and Geography". Accessed 19 Oct 2012.
  2. ^ Mote, F.W. (1999). Imperial China (900-1800). Harvard University Press. pp. 11–16. ISBN 0-674-01212-7. 

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