Shangqiu was also reportedly one of the capitals defended by the Xia emperor , troubled by rebellions in his reign.
The son of , Qi , who helped to control floods, was the area of Shang, who also became the ancestor of the ancient Shang people.
The Cambridge History of China: Volume 6, Alien Regimes and Border States, 710—1368.
The Song court had retreated south to the city from their original capital in , after it was captured by the in the of 1127.
The east-west direction - national route 310 and north-south - national routh 105 also cross at Shangqiu.
Highway traffic is fast-developing too.
During the in the , a ten-month-long in 757 turned the tide of the war to the Tang's favor.
The food producing and packing company, Kedi group, has already been the number one exporter of frozen vegetables in the country.