Luo River (Shaanxi)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For other rivers of the same name, see Luo River (disambiguation).
Luo River

Luo River, also known by it Chinese name as the Luo He, is a tributary of the Wei River. It flows through the Loess Plateau and has a length of about 680 kilometers (420 mi).


The area between the Luo and the Yellow River was known in ancient China as Hexi (河西, "[Lands] West of the River"). Its ownership was notably contested between Qin and Wei.

Coordinates: 34°38′33″N 110°10′19″E / 34.64250°N 110.17194°E / 34.64250; 110.17194