Wei Prefecture (Gansu)

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Wei Prefecture

Weizhou or Wei Prefecture was a zhou (prefecture) in imperial China centering on modern Pingliang, Gansu, China. It existed (intermittently) from 809 until the 12th century when the Jin dynasty conquered the area from the Song dynasty.


The administrative region of Wei Prefecture in the Song dynasty is in modern eastern Gansu on the border with southern Ningxia. It probably includes parts of modern:

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  • 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. 2615. ISBN 7-5004-4929-1.