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Yù Prefecture

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Yùzhou or Yù Prefecture (蔚州), also translated as Weizhou or Wei Prefecture, was a zhou (prefecture) in imperial China, centering on modern Yu County, Hebei, China. It was one of the Sixteen Prefectures ceded by Later Jin to the Khitan-ruled Liao dynasty.

Yuzhou, a town in modern Yu County, retains its name.

Geography

The administrative region of Yuzhou in the Tang dynasty is the border area of western Hebei and northern Shanxi:

  • Under the administration of Zhangjiakou, Hebei:
  • Yu County
  • Yangyuan County
  • Under the administration of Baoding, Hebei:
  • Laiyuan County
  • Under the administration of Datong, Shanxi:
  • Tianzhen County
  • Yanggao County
  • Guangling County
  • Lingqiu County
  • References

    Yù Prefecture Wikipedia


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