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Encyclopedia > Luoyang
洛阳市
Luòyáng Shì
Luoyang is highlighted on this map
Administration Type Prefecture-level city
Area 15,208 km²
Population 6,383,900 (2004)
GDP ¥14,170 per capita (2004)
Major Nationalities Han, Hui, Manchu, Mongolian
County-level divisions 15
Township-level divisions Unknown
Area Code 379

Luoyang (Simplified Chinese: 洛阳; Traditional Chinese: 洛陽; pinyin: Luòyáng) is a prefecture-level city in western Henan province, People's Republic of China. It borders the provincial capital of Zhengzhou to the east, Pingdingshan to the southeast, Nanyang to the south, Sanmenxia to the west, Jiyuan to the north, and Jiaozuo to the northeast. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (678x639, 93 KB) Summary Luoyang is highlighted in red on this map. ... A prefecture-level city (地级市 Pinyin: dìjí shì, literally region-level city) or prefecture-level municipality is an administrative division of the Peoples Republic of China, ranking below a province and above a county in Chinas administrative structure. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Ethnolinguistic map of China The Peoples Republic of China (PRC) is a multi-ethnic unitary state and, as such, officially recognizes 56 nationalities or mínzú (民族), within China: the Han being the majority (>92%), and the remaining 55 nationalities being the national minorities. ... Languages Chinese languages, Indian languages, Hebrew Religions Predominantly Taoism, Mahayana Buddhism, traditional Chinese religions, and atheism. ... The Hui people (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; pronounced hway) are a Chinese ethnic group, typically distinguished by their practice of the Islamic religion. ... The Manchu (Manchu: Manju; Simplified Chinese: , Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: MÇŽnzú, Mongolian: Манж) are a Tungusic people who originated in Manchuria (todays Northeast China). ... Due to Chinas large population and area, the political divisions of China have always consisted of several levels since ancient times. ... Due to Chinas large population and area, the political divisions of China have always consisted of several levels since ancient times. ... The Chinese Telephone Code Plan is the way to group telephone numbers in mainland China. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Traditional Chinese (Traditional Chinese: 正體字/繁體字, Simplified Chinese: 正体字/繁体字) refers to one of two standard sets of printed Chinese characters. ... Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ), commonly called Pinyin, is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... A prefecture-level city (地级市 Pinyin: dìjí shì, literally region-level city) or prefecture-level municipality is an administrative division of the Peoples Republic of China, ranking below a province and above a county in Chinas administrative structure. ... Henan (Chinese: 河南; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Ho-nan), is a province of the Peoples Republic of China, located in the central part of the country. ... A province, in the context of China, is a translation of sheng (省 shÄ›ng), which is an administrative division of China. ... Zhengzhou (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ), formerly called Zhengxian (traditional form: Chengchow) , is a prefecture-level city and the capital of Henan province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Pingdingshan (Simplified Chinese: 平顶山; Hanyu Pinyin: ), also known as the Eagle City, with 891,814 inhabitants (estimated 2006) is a prefecture-level city in central Henan province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Nanyang might be: Nanyang, Henan, (南阳) a city in the Peoples Republic of China. ... Sanmenxia is a prefecture-level city within Henan province of the Chinese, with 260,000 inhabitants (as of 1999). ... Jiyuan is a city in Henan province, China. ... Jiaozuo (焦作) is a prefecture-level city with about half a million inhabitants in Henan province of the Peoples Republic of China. ...


Situated on the central plain of China, one of cradles of the Chinese civilization, Luoyang was one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China. The White Horse Temple first Buddhist temple of China,the World Heritage Longmen Grottoes, the Ancient Tombs Museum where buried 96 emperors of China in Mountain Mang are all in this old city. This article is about the Chinese civilization. ... Numerous cities have been the capital of China during the course of history. ... White Horse Temple (Simplified Chinese: 白马寺; Traditional Chinese: 白馬寺; pinyin: ; also White Horse Ministry) was the first Buddhist temple in China, established under the patronage of Emperor Ming in the Eastern Han capital Luoyang in the year 68. ... Elabana Falls is in Lamington National Park, part of the Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves World Heritage site in Queensland, Australia. ... The Longmen Grottoes (ch. ...


Luoyang was the capital of China for 13 dynasties, during the reign of 96 emperors and through 1529 years imperial history over the roughly 5000 total years China history(Xia Dynasty, Shang Dynasty, Western Zhou Dynasty, Eastern Zhou Dynasty, Cao Wei Dynasty, Western Jin Dynasty, Northern Wei Dynasty, Sui Dynasty, Tang Dynasty, Later Liang Dynasty, Later Tang Dynasty, Later Jin Dynasty) . This article is about the extremely ancient Chinese dynasty whose existence has yet to be thoroughly confirmed by archaeology. ... Remnants of advanced, stratified societies dating back to the Shang period have been found in the Yellow River Valley. ... Alternative meaning: Zhou Dynasty (690 CE - 705 CE) The Zhou Dynasty (周朝; Wade-Giles: Chou Dynasty) (late 10th century BC to late 9th century BC - 256 BC) followed the Shang (Yin) Dynasty and preceded the Qin Dynasty in China. ... Alternative meaning: Zhou Dynasty (690 CE - 705 CE) The Zhou Dynasty (周朝; Wade-Giles: Chou Dynasty) (late 10th century BC to late 9th century BC - 256 BC) followed the Shang (Yin) Dynasty and preceded the Qin Dynasty in China. ... This article is about the Three Kingdoms state. ... The Jin Dynasty (晉 pinyin jìn, 265-420) followed the Three Kingdoms and preceded the Southern and Northern Dynasties in China. ... Northern Wei Buddha Maitreya, 443 AD. A Buddhist stela from the Northern Wei period, build in the early 6th century. ... The Sui Dynasty (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; 581-619[1]) followed the Southern and Northern Dynasties and preceded the Tang Dynasty in China. ... For the band, see Tang Dynasty (band). ... The Later Liang (Simplified Chinese character: 后梁, Traditional Chinese character: 後梁, Hanyu pinyin Hòu Liáng) (907-923) was one of the Five Dynasties during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period in China. ... The Later Tang Dynasty was a short-lived dynasty that lasted from 923 to 936 one of the five dynasties during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period. ... The JÄ«n Dynasty (Jurchen: Anchu; Chinese: 金朝; Pinyin: JÄ«n Cháo; 1115-1234), also known as the Jurchen dynasty, was founded by the Wanyan (完顏 Wányán) clan of the Jurchen, the ancestors of the Manchus who established the Qing Dynasty some 500 years later. ...

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Names

In history, there were many names of Luoyang, such as "Luoyi" (洛邑), "Luozhou (洛州)", etc. But mainly, Luoyang has been the main name for this city.


Also, this city was once called "Dongdu" (東都, meaning the Eastern Capital during the Tang Dynasty), "Xijing" (西京, meaning the West Capital in the Song Dynasty), or "Jingluo" (京洛, meaning the general capital for China).


Located to the north of the Luohe River, this is the name origin of "Luoyang".


History

Lupyang was being capitals of China for 13 dynasties with 96 emperors and an 1529 years imperial history over 5000 years China history (Xia Dynasty, Shang Dynasty, Western Zhou Dynasty, Eastern Zhou Dynasty, Cao Wei Dynasty, Western Jin Dynasty, Northern Wei Dynasty, Sui Dynasty, Tang Dynasty, Later Liang Dynasty, Later Tang Dynasty, Later Jin Dynasty). It is known as the capital of China with the longest history. This article is about the extremely ancient Chinese dynasty whose existence has yet to be thoroughly confirmed by archaeology. ... Remnants of advanced, stratified societies dating back to the Shang period have been found in the Yellow River Valley. ... Alternative meaning: Zhou Dynasty (690 CE - 705 CE) The Zhou Dynasty (周朝; Wade-Giles: Chou Dynasty) (late 10th century BC to late 9th century BC - 256 BC) followed the Shang (Yin) Dynasty and preceded the Qin Dynasty in China. ... Alternative meaning: Zhou Dynasty (690 CE - 705 CE) The Zhou Dynasty (周朝; Wade-Giles: Chou Dynasty) (late 10th century BC to late 9th century BC - 256 BC) followed the Shang (Yin) Dynasty and preceded the Qin Dynasty in China. ... This article is about the Three Kingdoms state. ... The Jin Dynasty (晉 pinyin jìn, 265-420) followed the Three Kingdoms and preceded the Southern and Northern Dynasties in China. ... Northern Wei Buddha Maitreya, 443 AD. A Buddhist stela from the Northern Wei period, build in the early 6th century. ... The Sui Dynasty (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; 581-619[1]) followed the Southern and Northern Dynasties and preceded the Tang Dynasty in China. ... For the band, see Tang Dynasty (band). ... The Later Liang (Simplified Chinese character: 后梁, Traditional Chinese character: 後梁, Hanyu pinyin Hòu Liáng) (907-923) was one of the Five Dynasties during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period in China. ... The Later Tang Dynasty was a short-lived dynasty that lasted from 923 to 936 one of the five dynasties during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period. ... The JÄ«n Dynasty (Jurchen: Anchu; Chinese: 金朝; Pinyin: JÄ«n Cháo; 1115-1234), also known as the Jurchen dynasty, was founded by the Wanyan (完顏 Wányán) clan of the Jurchen, the ancestors of the Manchus who established the Qing Dynasty some 500 years later. ...


The original city was constructed by the Duke of Zhou (周公) in the 11th century BC as a settlement for the remnants of the captured Shang nobilities and was thus named Chengzhou. It became the capital of the Zhou Dynasty since 770 BC. The city was destroyed in a civil war in 510 BC and rebuilt the next year at the request of the king. David and Saul (1885) by Julius Kronberg. ... Remnants of advanced, stratified societies dating back to the Shang period have been found in the Yellow River Valley. ... Luoyang (Simplified Chinese: 洛阳; Traditional Chinese: 洛陽; pinyin: ) is a prefecture-level city in western Henan province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Boundaries of the Western Zhou Dynasty (1050 - 771 BC) in China The Zhou Dynasty (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Chou Ch`ao; 1122 BC to 256 BC (ref) followed the Shang (Yin) Dynasty and preceded the Qin Dynasty in China. ...


In AD 25, Luoyang became the capital of Eastern Han Dynasty. Wei Dynasty and Jin Dynasty were also established in Luoyang. For several centuries, Luoyang was the gravity center of China. When Jin was overrun by barbarians and forced to move its capital to Jiankang (modern day Nanjing), however, the capital city was nearly totally destroyed. Events Han dynasty was restored in China as Liu Xiu proclaimed himself emperor, start of jiangwu era (->56). ... Later Han redirects here. ... This article is about the Three Kingdoms state. ... The Jin Dynasty (晉 pinyin: jìn, 265-420), one of the Six Dynasties, followed the Three Kingdoms and preceded the Southern and Northern Dynasties in China. ... Jiankang (建康城 in pinyin: Jiànkāng chéng), formerly known as Jianye (建業 Jiànyè) until Eastern Jin Dynasty (317 - 420), is an ancient city in China, located west of present-day Nanjing, in south Jiangning County (江寧縣 Jiāngníng Xi...   (Chinese: 南京; Romanizations: NánjÄ«ng (Pinyin), Nan-ching (Wade-Giles), Nanking (Postal map spelling)) is the capital of Chinas Jiangsu Province and a city with a prominent place in Chinese history and culture. ...


In AD 68, the White Horse Temple, first Buddhist temple in China, was founded in Luoyang. The temple still exists, albeit the architecture is of later origin, mainly from the 1500s. An Shihkao was one of the first monks to popularize Buddhism in Luoyang. Centuries: 1st century BCE - 1st century - 2nd century Decades: 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s - 60s - 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s Years: 63 64 65 66 67 - 68 - 69 70 71 72 73 Events June 9 - Roman Emperor Nero commits suicide. ... White Horse Temple (Simplified Chinese: 白马寺; Traditional Chinese: 白馬寺; pinyin: ; also White Horse Ministry) was the first Buddhist temple in China, established under the patronage of Emperor Ming in the Eastern Han capital Luoyang in the year 68. ... A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE. It had subsequently been accepted by... An Shihkao was a translator of Buddhist texts into Chinese, and a Parthian of royal lineage. ...


In AD 190, chancellor Dong Zhuo ordered to ransack and pillage the city before razing most of the buildings to the ground. The court is moved to Chang'an, since it is better suited to repel the coalition set up against him. Dong Zhuo (董卓; Pinyin: Dǒng Zhuō) (139 – 192) was a warlord during the late Eastern Han Dynasty and Three Kingdoms Period in ancient China. ... Changan ▶(?) (Simplified Chinese: 长安; Traditional Chinese: 長安; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Chang-an) is the ancient capital of more than ten dynasties in China. ... Combatants Anti-Dong Zhuo Coalition Dong Zhuo Commanders Yuan Shao Dong Zhuo The Campaign against Dong Zhuo (董卓討伐戰) in 190 was initiated by a coalition of regional officials hoping to end Chancellor Dong Zhuos influence in the ailing Han court in China. ...


In AD 493 the Northern Wei Dynasty moved its capital from Datong to Luoyang and started the construction of the artificial Longmen Grottoes. More than 30,000 Buddhist statues from the time of this dynasty have been found in the caves. Events February 25 - Odoacer agrees to a mediated peace with Theodoric the Great, and is later killed by him personally. ... Northern Wei Buddha Maitreya, 443 AD. A Buddhist stela from the Northern Wei period, build in the early 6th century. ... Alternative meaning: Datong (Taipei City), Datong (Company) Datong (Chinese: 大同, Hanyu Pinyin: Dàtóng, WG: Ta-tung) is a city in the northern Shanxi Province in China. ... The Longmen Grottoes (ch. ... A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE. It had subsequently been accepted by...


Administration

The prefecture-level city of Luoyang administers 6 districts, 1 county-level city and 8 counties. A prefecture-level city (地级市 Pinyin: dìjí shì, literally region-level city) or prefecture-level municipality is an administrative division of the Peoples Republic of China, ranking below a province and above a county in Chinas administrative structure. ... District, in the context of China, is used to refer to several unrelated political divisions in both ancient and modern China. ... A county-level city (县级市 Pinyin: xiànjí shì) is a county-level administrative division of mainland China. ... In the context of Political divisions of China, county is the standard English translation of 县 (xiàn). ...

  • Jianxi District (涧西区)
  • Xigong District (西工区)
  • Laocheng District (老城区)
  • Chanhe District (瀍河区)
  • Luolong District (洛龙区)
  • Jili District (吉利区)
  • Yanshi City (偃师市)
  • Mengjin County (孟津县)
  • Xin'an County (新安县)
  • Luoning County (洛宁县)
  • Yiyang County (宜阳县)
  • Yichuan County (伊川县)
  • Song County (嵩县)
  • Luanchuan County (栾川县)
  • Ruyang County (汝阳县)

Cao Mao, ch. ... Xinan County (新安县) is a part of Luoyang City, Henan Province, Peoples Republic of China. ...

Culture

The Longmen Grottoes were listed by the UNESCO among the World Heritage Sites in November 2000. White Horse Temple is located 12km east of the modern town. Guanlin is a series of temples that have been built in honor of a hero of the Three Kingdoms period, Guan Yu, close to the grottoes to the south of the city. China's only tombs museum, the Luoyang Ancient Tombs Museum is situated north of the modern town. Luoyang Museum is in the center of town. The Longmen Grottoes (ch. ... UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) is a specialized agency of the United Nations established in 1945. ... Elabana Falls is in Lamington National Park, part of the Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves World Heritage site in Queensland, Australia. ... White Horse Temple (Simplified Chinese: 白马寺; Traditional Chinese: 白馬寺; pinyin: ; also White Horse Ministry) was the first Buddhist temple in China, established under the patronage of Emperor Ming in the Eastern Han capital Luoyang in the year 68. ... The Three Kingdoms period (Traditional Chinese characters: 三國, Simplified Chinese characters: 三国, pinyin Sānguó) is a period in the History of China. ... This is a Chinese name; the family name is Guan (é—œ) Guan Yu (關羽) (160–219) was a Chinese military general under the warlord Liu Bei during the late Eastern Han Dynasty and Three Kingdoms period in ancient China. ...


Luoyang is also famous for the Water Banquet Shui Xi, which consists of 8 cold and 16 warm dishes cooked in various broths, gravies or juices, hence its name. The Water Banquet, Shui Xi, which consists of 8 cold and 16 warm dishes cooked in various broths, gravies or juices, hence its name. ...


Luoyang has a reputation as a cultivation centre for peony (city flower of Luoyang). Species See text The peony or paeony (Paeonia) is the sole genus in the flowering plant family Paeoniaceae. ...


An ancient Chinese musical piece, Spring in Luoyang, was adopted in Korea during the Goryeo Dynasty (918-1392), and is still performed in its Koreanized (Dangak) version, called Nakyangchun (hangul: 낙양춘; hanja: 洛陽). The American composer Lou Harrison created an arrangement of this work. Taegeuk is a traditional symbol of Korea Capital Gaegyeong Language(s) Korean Religion Buddhism Government Monarchy Wang  - 918 - 946 Taejo  - 949 - 975 Gwangjong  - 1259 - 1274 Wonjong  - 1351 - 1374 Gongmin Historical era 918 - 1392  - Later Three Kingdoms rise 892  - Coronation of Taejo June 15, 918  - Korea-Khitan Wars 993 - 1019  - Mongolian... Dangak (syllables: dang-ak) is a genre of traditional Korean court music. ... Lou Silver Harrison (May 14, 1917 - February 2, 2003) was an American composer. ...


Colleges and universities

  • Luoyang College of Technology (洛阳工业高等专科学校)
  • Henan University of Science and Technology (河南科技大学)
  • Luoyang Normal College (洛阳师范学院)
  • Luoyang PLA College of Foreign Languages (解放军洛阳外语学院), now known as PLAUFL (PLA University of Foreign language)

Henan University of Science and Technology (HUST, Chinese: 河南科技大学), formerly as Luoyang Institute of Technology, is a university specialized in science and technology located in Luoyang, Henan, China. ...

Famous residents

Gao Hong (surname Gao, b. ...

Sister cities

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External links

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Luoyang
  • Government website of Luoyang (in Simplified Chinese)
  • 洛阳信息港 (in Simplified Chinese)
  • Longmen Grottoes 龙门石窟 (in English and Simplified Chinese)


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Prefecture-level divisions of Henan
Prefecture-level cities: Anyang | Hebi | Jiaozuo | Kaifeng | Luohe | Luoyang | Nanyang | Pingdingshan

Puyang | Sanmenxia | Shangqiu | Xinxiang | Xinyang | Xuchang | Zhengzhou | Zhoukou | Zhumadian Due to Chinas large population and area, the political divisions of China have always consisted of several levels since ancient times. ... Henan (Chinese: 河南; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Ho-nan), is a province of the Peoples Republic of China, located in the central part of the country. ... A prefecture-level city (地级市 Pinyin: dìjí shì, literally region-level city) or prefecture-level municipality is an administrative division of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Anyang (Simplified Chinese: 安阳, Traditional Chinese: 安陽; pinyin: Ä€nyáng) is a prefecture-level city in Henan province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Hebi is a city with more than 200,000 inhabitants in the North of Henan province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Jiaozuo (焦作) is a prefecture-level city with about half a million inhabitants in Henan province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Kaifeng (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: KāifÄ“ng; Wade-Giles: Kai-feng), formerly known as Bianliang (汴梁; Wade-Giles: Pien-liang), is a prefecture-level city in eastern Henan province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Luohe is a city with more than 100 000 inhabitants in the province of Henan of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Nanyang (Simplified Chinese: 南阳; Traditional Chinese: 南陽; pinyin: ) is a city in the south of Henan province, China. ... Pingdingshan (Simplified Chinese: 平顶山; Hanyu Pinyin: ), also known as the Eagle City, with 891,814 inhabitants (estimated 2006) is a prefecture-level city in central Henan province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Puyang (Simplified Chinese: 濮阳; Pinyin: ) is a prefecture-level city in northeastern Henan province, China. ... Sanmenxia is a prefecture-level city within Henan province of the Chinese, with 260,000 inhabitants (as of 1999). ... Shangqiu (Chinese: 商丘; pinyin: ShāngqiÅ«) is a prefecture-level city within Henan province of the Peoples Republic of China . ... Xinxiang (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: XÄ«nxiāng) is a prefecture-level city in northern Henan province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Xinyang (Simplified Chinese: 信阳; Pinyin: ) is a prefecture-level city in southeastern Henan province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Xuchang (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ) is a prefecture-level city in central Henan province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Zhengzhou (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ), formerly called Zhengxian (traditional form: Chengchow) , is a prefecture-level city and the capital of Henan province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Zhoukou (Simplified Chinese: 周口; Pinyin: ) is a prefecture-level city in eastern Henan province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Zhumadian (Simplified Chinese: 驻马店; Traditional Chinese: 駐馬店; pinyin: ) is a city in southern Henan province, China. ...

Sub-prefecture-level cities: Jiyuan
List of Henan County-level divisions


Coordinates: 34°39′N, 112°26′E A sub-prefecture-level city (副地級市), or vice-prefecture-level city, is an administrative division of China. ... Jiyuan is a city in Henan province, China. ... The administrative divisions of Henan, a province of the Peoples Republic of China, consists of prefecture-level divisions subdivided into county-level divisions then subdivided into township-level divisions. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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