Jin Prefecture (Hunan)

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Jin Prefecture
Traditional Chinese 錦州
Simplified Chinese 锦州
Literal meaning Brocade Prefecture

Jin Prefecture, also known by its Chinese name Jinzhou, was a prefecture of imperial China. Its seat—also known as Jinzhou—was at Luyang (near modern Mayang, Hunan).

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Jin was created from Chen Prefecture (, Chénzhōu) in AD 686 under the Tang Dynasty.[1] It was later renamed Luyang Commandery (盧陽郡, Lúyángjùn).[1]

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  • Xiong, Victor Cunrui (2009), "Jinzhou", Historical Dictionary of Medieval China, Historical Dictionaries of Ancient Civilizations and Historical Eras, No. 19, Lanham: Scarecrow Press, p. 264.