World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Houma, Shanxi

Article Id: WHEBN0008695632
Reproduction Date:

Title: Houma, Shanxi  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: List of administrative divisions of Shanxi, Houma Campaign, Houma–Yueshan Railway, Jin (Chinese state), Datong
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Houma, Shanxi

County-level city
Houma is located in Shanxi
Location in Shanxi
Country People's Republic of China
Province Shanxi
Prefecture Linfen
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Houma (Chinese: 侯马; Pinyin: Hóumǎ) is a city in the Shanxi province of the People's Republic of China, on the Fen River - the tributary of Yellow River, south of Linfen. It is 220 square km large and has a population of 297,000.

Houma, also known as Xintian in ancient time, was the capital of the state of Jin from 585 BC to 376 BC. Ancient bronzeware workshops have been found here. Enormous numbers of historical relics have been excavated here.


External links

  • Official website of Houma

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.