Mi Prefecture

"Mizhou" redirects here. For the modern subdistrict in Zhucheng, see Mizhou Subdistrict.

Mi Prefecture
Mandarin Mì Zhōu

  740s or 750s 146,524[1]
  1100s 327,340[2]
  Preceded by Gaomi Commandery
  Abolished 1368 (Ming dynasty)
Contained within

Mizhou or Mi Prefecture was a zhou (prefecture) in imperial China in modern southeastern Shandong, China. It existed (intermittently) from 585 until 1368 upon the foundation of the Ming dynasty.[3]


Mi Prefecture administered the following counties (縣) through history:

#Sui dynastyTang dynastyLater LiangLater TangModern location
1Zhucheng (諸城)Zhucheng[4]
2Anqiu (安丘)Futang (輔唐)AnqiuFutangJiaoxi (膠西)AnqiuAnqiu[5]
3JiaoxiJiaozhou City[6]
4Gaomi (高密)Gaomi[7]
5Ju (莒)Ju County[8]


  1. Xin Tang Shu, ch. 38.
  2. Song Shi, ch. 85.
  3. Shi, p. 2465.
  4. Shi, p. 2236.
  5. Shi, pp. 1107, 2336, 2153.
  6. Shi, p. 2153.
  7. Shi, p. 2176.
  8. Shi, p. 1767.
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