The Suiyang old city, which was built in 1511 during the , is one of the best preserved traditional cities in China, and was enlisted as one of the famous historical cities in China by the central government in 1986.
The Cambridge History of China: Volume 6, Alien Regimes and Border States, 710—1368.
Thus, he chose "Song" as the name of the new dynasty he founded in 960.
The current mayor is Tao Minglun.
Another great philosopher, , living in the same period as Zhuangzi, was also a Shangqiu native.
Editorial Board of Shangqiu Cultural History.