Luoyang Facts
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Luoyang Facts

By Kelly PangUpdated Mar. 18, 2021

Name: Luoyang (洛阳;  Luòyáng /luo-young/)
Meaning: 'flowing sunshine'
Previous names: Zhenxun, Western Bo, Chengzhou, Luoyang, Luoyi, Luozhou, Dongdu (Eastern Capital), Xijing (Western Capital), Jingluo (Supreme Capital)

Features

Main Attractions

Luoyang AttractionsLongmen Grottoes

History

Luoyang was said to be a capital city for the Xia Dynasty in 2070 BC. The area had a capital city of the Shang Empire, Western Zhou Empire, Eastern Zhou Empire, Eastern Han Empire, Wei Empire, Jin Empire, Northern Wei Empire, Tang Empire, the Northern Song Empire, and several minor countries.

Geography

Location Information

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Luoyang

Climate

The city is known for hot and rainy summers and dry, cold winters.

Economy

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Transportation

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