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Huang (state)

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Huang (state)

State of Huang
?–648 BCE
Capital Huangchuan
Government Monarchy
 -  Established ?
 -  Disestablished 648 BCE
Today part of China

Huang (Chinese: ) was a vassal state that existed during the Zhou dynasty until the middle Spring and Autumn period. In 648 BC it was annexed by the state of Chu.

Its capital was in present-day Huangchuan County, Henan province, where ruins of the city have been excavated. Archaeologists have discovered the tombs of Huang Jun Meng (黄君孟; Meng, Lord of Huang) and his wife, with numerous bronzes, jades, and other artifacts.[1]


  1. ^ "千年古城黄国故城 沉睡三千载一朝被唤醒". People's Daily. 2012-10-21. 
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