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County-level city
Country China
Province Henan
Prefecture-level city Pingdingshan
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Ruzhou (Chinese: 汝州; pinyin: Rǔzhōu) is a county-level city in Henan province, China under Pingdingshan. It was called Linru County (临汝县) until 1988. It has more than 100,000 inhabitants. The Fengxue Temple of Ruzhou features the Qizu Pagoda, built in 738 during the Tang Dynasty (618–907).

The town is best well-known for the porcelain made there in the Song Dynasty period.[1]

Yan Yanming murdered students at Ruzhou No. 2 High School in 2004.[1]




  1. ^ a b Forney, Matthew (2004-11-29). "China's School Killings". TIME. Archived from the original on 2008-03-09. Retrieved 2017-10-15. 

Coordinates: 34°9′N 112°49′E / 34.150°N 112.817°E / 34.150; 112.817

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