Location in Taiyuan
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
|Traditional Chinese||婁煩 縣|
|Simplified Chinese||娄烦 县|
Loufan County is a county of Shanxi Province, North China, it is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Taiyuan, the capital of the province. It is the westernmost county-level division of Taiyuan.
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Loufan is named for the Loufan tribes of ancient China, who were conquered by the state of Zhao in two campaigns in 306 and 304 BC after the adoption of nomad (Hu) weapons and customs by the Wuling King.
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Bibliography [ edit ]
- www.xzqh.org (in Chinese)
- Xiong, Victor Cunrui (2009), Historical Dictionary of Medieval China, Historical Dictionaries of Ancient Civilizations and Historical Eras, No. 19, Lanham: Scarecrow Press.
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