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The Story of Changchun City

Located in the northeast of China, Changchun is a new city with only about 200 years of history. It started as a minor trading town in the year of 1800, when Emperor Jiaqing of Qing Dynasty selected a small village on the east bank of the Yitong River and named it “Changchun Ting”. In the [...]

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Ancient City of Lu State at Qufu

The Ancient City of Lu State is located in Qufu City and its surrounding areas in Shandong Province. As the capital of the Lu State of the Zhou Dynasty (11thcentury – 256BC), the city served as a capital for the longest period among capitals of various states. During early Western Zhou, King Wu enfeoffed the [...]

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Ancient City of Qi State in Linzi

The Ancient City Site of the Qi State is located in the west and north parts of Linzi City, Shandong Province. The city was the capital of the Qi State in the Spring and Autumn (770-476BC) and Warring States (475-221BC) periods. It was the most prosperous city among capitals of various states, and also an [...]

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