Qiong Prefecture (Sichuan)

Not to be confused with Qiong Prefecture (Hainan).
Qiong Prefecture (邛州)
Linqiong Commandery (臨邛郡)

  740s or 750s 190,327[1]
  1100s 193,032[2]
  Created 6th century (Liang dynasty)
  Abolished 1913 (Republic of China)
  Succeeded by Qionglai County (邛崍縣)
Contained within
Qiong Prefecture
Linqiong Commandery
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

Qiongzhou or Qiong Prefecture was a zhou (prefecture) in imperial China seated in modern Qionglai City in Sichuan, China. It existed (intermittently) from the 6th century to 1913.[3] Between 742 and 758 it was known as Linqiong Commandery.


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

#NameModern location
1Linqiong (臨邛)Qionglai City[4]
2Yizheng (依政)
3Huojing (火井)
4Dayi (大邑)Dayi County[5]
5Anreng (安仁)
6Pujiang (蒲江)Pujiang County[6]
7Linxi (臨溪)


  1. Xin Tang Shu, ch. 42.
  2. Song Shi, ch. 89.
  3. Shi, p. 539.
  4. Shi, pp. 1853–4, 1583, 501.
  5. Shi, pp. 118, 1104.
  6. Shi, pp. 2657, 1865.

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