Tong Prefecture (Shaanxi)

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Tongzhou or Tong Prefecture (Chineset 衕州, s 同州, p Tòngzhōu) was a prefecture of imperial China seated in modern Dali County, Shaanxi. It existed intermittently from AD 554 to 1913.

Between 1735 and 1913 during the Qing dynasty it was known as Tongzhou Prefecture (t 衕州府, s 同州府, p Tòngzhōufǔ).


The administrative region of Tongzhou in the Tang dynasty is under the administration of modern Weinan in eastern Shaanxi:


  • 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. 988. ISBN 7-5004-4929-1.