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Yuanshi County

Index Yuanshi County

Yuanshi County is located in the southwest of Hebei province in North China, to the south of Shijiazhuang, the provincial capital. [1]

31 relations: Beichu Township, Beizheng Township, Yuanshi County, Chengqu Subdistrict, Yuanshi County, Dongzhang Township, Emperor Ming of Han, Gaoyi County, Han dynasty, Hebei, Heishuihe Township, Huaiyang, Hebei, Jicun, Hebei, Jingxing County, Li Mu, Luancheng District, Luquan District, Macun Township, Hebei, Nanyin, Hebei, Nanzuo, North China, NPR, Qianxian Township, Semi-arid climate, Shijiazhuang, Songcao, Sucun Township, Hebei, Suyang Township, Taihang Mountains, Yincun, Yuanshi County, Zhao County, Zhaotong Township, 2010 Hebei tractor rampage.

Beichu Township

Beichu is a township of Yuanshi County in southwestern Hebei province, China, located northwest of the county seat.

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Beizheng Township, Yuanshi County

Beizheng is a township of Yuanshi County, Hebei, China, located in the eastern foothills of the Taihang Mountains west of the county seat.

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Chengqu Subdistrict, Yuanshi County

Chengqu Subdistrict is a subdistrict and the seat of Yuanshi County, Hebei province, China.

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Dongzhang Township

Dongzhang Township is a township of Yuanshi County in southwestern Hebei province, China, located about south-southeast of the county seat, due south of Shijiazhuang, and located to the west of China National Highway 107.

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Emperor Ming of Han

Emperor Ming of Han, (Wade-Giles: Han Ming-ti), (15 June 28 – 5 September 75) was the second emperor of the Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty.

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Gaoyi County

Gaoyi is a county of southwestern Hebei province, China.

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Han dynasty

The Han dynasty was the second imperial dynasty of China (206 BC–220 AD), preceded by the Qin dynasty (221–206 BC) and succeeded by the Three Kingdoms period (220–280 AD). Spanning over four centuries, the Han period is considered a golden age in Chinese history. To this day, China's majority ethnic group refers to themselves as the "Han Chinese" and the Chinese script is referred to as "Han characters". It was founded by the rebel leader Liu Bang, known posthumously as Emperor Gaozu of Han, and briefly interrupted by the Xin dynasty (9–23 AD) of the former regent Wang Mang. This interregnum separates the Han dynasty into two periods: the Western Han or Former Han (206 BC–9 AD) and the Eastern Han or Later Han (25–220 AD). The emperor was at the pinnacle of Han society. He presided over the Han government but shared power with both the nobility and appointed ministers who came largely from the scholarly gentry class. The Han Empire was divided into areas directly controlled by the central government using an innovation inherited from the Qin known as commanderies, and a number of semi-autonomous kingdoms. These kingdoms gradually lost all vestiges of their independence, particularly following the Rebellion of the Seven States. From the reign of Emperor Wu (r. 141–87 BC) onward, the Chinese court officially sponsored Confucianism in education and court politics, synthesized with the cosmology of later scholars such as Dong Zhongshu. This policy endured until the fall of the Qing dynasty in 1911 AD. The Han dynasty saw an age of economic prosperity and witnessed a significant growth of the money economy first established during the Zhou dynasty (c. 1050–256 BC). The coinage issued by the central government mint in 119 BC remained the standard coinage of China until the Tang dynasty (618–907 AD). The period saw a number of limited institutional innovations. To finance its military campaigns and the settlement of newly conquered frontier territories, the Han government nationalized the private salt and iron industries in 117 BC, but these government monopolies were repealed during the Eastern Han dynasty. Science and technology during the Han period saw significant advances, including the process of papermaking, the nautical steering ship rudder, the use of negative numbers in mathematics, the raised-relief map, the hydraulic-powered armillary sphere for astronomy, and a seismometer for measuring earthquakes employing an inverted pendulum. The Xiongnu, a nomadic steppe confederation, defeated the Han in 200 BC and forced the Han to submit as a de facto inferior partner, but continued their raids on the Han borders. Emperor Wu launched several military campaigns against them. The ultimate Han victory in these wars eventually forced the Xiongnu to accept vassal status as Han tributaries. These campaigns expanded Han sovereignty into the Tarim Basin of Central Asia, divided the Xiongnu into two separate confederations, and helped establish the vast trade network known as the Silk Road, which reached as far as the Mediterranean world. The territories north of Han's borders were quickly overrun by the nomadic Xianbei confederation. Emperor Wu also launched successful military expeditions in the south, annexing Nanyue in 111 BC and Dian in 109 BC, and in the Korean Peninsula where the Xuantu and Lelang Commanderies were established in 108 BC. After 92 AD, the palace eunuchs increasingly involved themselves in court politics, engaging in violent power struggles between the various consort clans of the empresses and empresses dowager, causing the Han's ultimate downfall. Imperial authority was also seriously challenged by large Daoist religious societies which instigated the Yellow Turban Rebellion and the Five Pecks of Rice Rebellion. Following the death of Emperor Ling (r. 168–189 AD), the palace eunuchs suffered wholesale massacre by military officers, allowing members of the aristocracy and military governors to become warlords and divide the empire. When Cao Pi, King of Wei, usurped the throne from Emperor Xian, the Han dynasty would eventually collapse and ceased to exist.

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Hebei

Hebei (postal: Hopeh) is a province of China in the North China region.

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Heishuihe Township

Heishuihe is a township of Yuanshi County in southwestern Hebei province, China, located in the foothills of the Taihang Mountains about west-northwest of the county seat.

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Huaiyang, Hebei

Huaiyang is a town of Yuanshi County in southwestern Hebei province, China, located adjacent to the county seat.

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Jicun, Hebei

Jicun is a town of Yuanshi County in southwestern Hebei province, China, located northwest of the county seat.

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Jingxing County

Jingxing County is a county in the southwest of Hebei province, China.

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Li Mu

Li Mu (died 229 BC) was a general of the Zhao state during the Warring States period of Chinese history.

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Luancheng District

Luancheng District is a district under the administration of Shijiazhuang, the capital of Hebei Province, in the People's Republic of China.

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Luquan District

Luquan, formerly Huolu County (获鹿县), is a district in southwestern Hebei province, China.

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Macun Township, Hebei

Macun Township, Yuanshi County is a township-level division of Yuanshi County, Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China.

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Nanyin, Hebei

Nanyin, Yuanshi County is a township-level division of Yuanshi County, Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China.

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Nanzuo

Nanzuo is a township-level division of Yuanshi County, Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China.

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North China

North China (literally "China's north") is a geographical region of China, lying North of the Qinling Huaihe Line.

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NPR

National Public Radio (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as npr) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as a national syndicator to a network of over 1,000 public radio stations in the United States.

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Qianxian Township

Qianxian Township is a township-level division of Yuanshi County, Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China.

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Semi-arid climate

A semi-arid climate or steppe climate is the climate of a region that receives precipitation below potential evapotranspiration, but not as low as a desert climate.

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Shijiazhuang

Shijiazhuang is the capital and largest city of North China's Hebei Province.

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Songcao

Songcao is a township-level division of Yuanshi County, Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China.

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Sucun Township, Hebei

Sucun Township is a township-level division of Yuanshi County, Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China.

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Suyang Township

Suyang Township is a township-level division of Yuanshi County, Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China.

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Taihang Mountains

The Taihang Mountains are a Chinese mountain range running down the eastern edge of the Loess Plateau in Shanxi, Henan and Hebei provinces.

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Yincun, Yuanshi County

Yincun is a town of Yuanshi County, in southwestern Hebei province, China, located more than south of Shijiazhuang, the provincial capital.

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Zhao County

Zhao County (Zhaoxian), a historic town called Zhaozhou (赵州) in the past, is located in Hebei 40 km southeast of the provincial capital Shijiazhuang, and 280 km south of Beijing.

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Zhaotong Township

Zhaotong Township is a township-level division of Yuanshi County, Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China.

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2010 Hebei tractor rampage

The Hebei tractor rampage was an apparently spontaneous mass murder on 1 August 2010 in which 17 people were killed in Yuanshi County, Hebei, China by an intoxicated man driving a bucket loader.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuanshi_County

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