Jiuquan

What is Jiuquan known for?


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. Lewis (2007), 137–138. The Han empire brought the states of Loulan (Loulan Kingdom), Jushi (Turpan), Luntai (Bügür), Dayuan (Ferghana), and Kangju (Soghdiana) into tributary submission (List of tributaries of Imperial China) between 108 to 101 BC. Chang (2007b), 174; Yü (1986), 409–411. The farthest-reaching invasion was Li Guangli's four-year campaign (War of the Heavenly Horses) towards Ferghana (Fergana Valley) in the Syr


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; -- capital Jiankang (397-398) Zhangye (398-412) Guzang (412-439) Jiuquan (440-441) Dunhuang (441-442) capital_exile Shanshan (442) Gaochang (442-460) In 727, at the suggestion of the general Wang Junchuo (王君㚟), Emperor Xuanzong commissioned Wang Junchuo to attack Tufan, and after a Tufan incursion in late 726, Wang counterattacked and inflicted losses on Tufan forces commanded by the general


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wine into a local creek in order to share the taste with his troops, in celebration of their crushing victory against Xiongnu forces. The creek was later named Jiu Quan ("Wine Spring"), which became the name of the Han prefecture established there. It was an active military garrison during the Later Han Dynasty (Eastern Han Dynasty). Hill (2009), pp. 124, 126. It is known in popular legend as the place where rhubarb was first grown and is also the town


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where the Portuguese Jesuit missionary and explorer Bento de Góis (1562–1607) was robbed and died destitute. Winchester (2008), p. 264. Administrative divisions class "wikitable" style "font-size:90%;" align center !colspan "7" align "center" Map - colspan "7" align "center" 350px (File:Jiuquan mcp.png) - ! # ! Name ! Hanzi ! Hanyu Pinyin

occupies . It is located where modern mapmakers usually place the "Jiuquan" label. According to a 2008 source, a large billboard at the entrance to the city read: "Without Haste, Without Fear, We Conquer the World". The District of Suzhou corresponds to the historic town of Suzhou

'' was launched there on 15 October 2003, making Yang Liwei China's first cosmonaut and a national hero. Winchester (2008), 264. The second was in 2005. See also References * Hill, John E. (2009) ''Through the Jade Gate to Rome: A Study of the Silk Routes during the Later Han Dynasty, 1st to 2nd Centuries CE''. BookSurge, Charleston, South Carolina. ISBN 978-1-4392-2134-1. * Winchester


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; -- capital Jiankang (397-398) Zhangye (398-412) Guzang (412-439) Jiuquan (440-441) Dunhuang (441-442) capital_exile Shanshan (442) Gaochang (442-460) In 727, at the suggestion of the general Wang Junchuo (王君㚟), Emperor Xuanzong commissioned Wang Junchuo to attack Tufan, and after a Tufan incursion in late 726, Wang counterattacked and inflicted losses on Tufan forces commanded by the general

, was intercepted by Zhao and Zhang Chonghua's brother Zhang Zuo and not announced. Zhang Chonghua soon died and was succeeded by Zhang Yaoling, but real power was in Zhang Zuo's hands. In early 354, Zhang Zuo, with the support of Zhang Chonghua's mother Princess Dowager Ma (with whom he had an affair), formally took over as ruler, and he, still bearing grudge against Xie for having earlier warned Zhang Chonghua about his treachery, had Xie put to death. In 398, Duan Ye sent Juqu Mengxun to attack


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had set up commanderies (Commandery (China)) at Jiuquan and Wuwei (Wuwei, Gansu), while extending the old Qin (Qin Dynasty) fortifications from Lingju to the area west of Dunhuang. From 115 to 60 BC, the Han and Xiongnu battled for control and influence over these states, Yü (1986), 390–391. which saw the rise of power of the Han empire over eastern Central Asia with the decline of that of the Xiongnu's


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Darya and Amu Darya valleys (present-day Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan). Yü (1986), 409–411. The long walled defense line that now stretched all the way to Dunhuang protected the people, guided caravans and troops to and from Central Asia, and served to separate the Xiongnu from their allies, the Qiang people. Loewe (2009), 71. Early reign Li Gao set his capital at Dunhuang. In 401


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desert )," South Qilian"," Dong-ying Yue"," Yiwu West" ( Hami), which marked the Jiuquan geographical location and traffic significance. Do Buy Eat *


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! Population (2004 est.) ! Area (km²) ! Density ( km²) ---------- 1 Suzhou District 肃州区 Sùzhōu Qū 350,000 3,349 105 ---------- 2 Yumen City 玉门市 Yùmén Shì 170,000 13,500 13 ---------- 3 Dunhuang City (Dunhuang) 敦煌市 Dūnhuáng Shì 140,000 26,960 5 ---------- 4 Jinta County 金塔县 Jīntǎ Xiàn 140,000 14,663 9 ---------- 5 Guazhou County 瓜州县 Guāzhōu Xiàn 90,000 21,350 4 ---------- 6 Subei Mongol Autonomous County 肃北蒙古族 自治县

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occupies . It is located where modern mapmakers usually place the "Jiuquan" label. According to a 2008 source, a large billboard at the entrance to the city read: "Without Haste, Without Fear, We Conquer the World". The District of Suzhou corresponds to the historic town of Suzhou

Jiuquan

'''Jiuquan''' ( ; its population as of 2002 was 962,000.

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