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Ruzhou is located in Henan
Location in Henan
Coordinates: 34°10′01″N112°50′38″E / 34.167°N 112.844°E / 34.167; 112.844Coordinates: 34°10′01″N112°50′38″E / 34.167°N 112.844°E / 34.167; 112.844
Country People's Republic of China
Province Henan
Prefecture-level city Pingdingshan
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)

Ruzhou (Chinese: 汝州; pinyin: Rǔzhōu) is a county-level city in the west-central part of Henan province,[1] China, and is under the administration of Pingdingshan.[2] It was called Linru County (simplified Chinese: 临汝县; traditional Chinese: 臨汝縣; pinyin: Línrǔ Xiàn) until 1988.[3] It has more than 100,000 inhabitants. The Fengxue Temple of Ruzhou features the Qizu Pagoda, built in 738 during the Tang Dynasty (618–907).

The town is best well-known for the porcelain made there in the Song Dynasty period.[4]

Yan Yanming murdered students at Ruzhou No. 2 High School in 2004.[4]

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References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "Discover Ruzhou, Home of Ru Porcelain". Retrieved 2019-12-29.
  2. ^ "Welcome to Pingdingshan". Retrieved 2019-12-29.
  3. ^ "Ruzhou City (Linru Co.), Pingdingshan, Henan, China". Retrieved 2019-12-29.
  4. ^ a b Forney, Matthew (2004-11-29). "China's School Killings". TIME. Archived from the original on 2008-03-09. Retrieved 2017-10-15. CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
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