Shangqiu was also reportedly one of the capitals defended by the Xia emperor , troubled by rebellions in his reign.
Yingtian Shuyuan, one of the largest four official education agencies in north , is located in the Suiyang district of Shangqiu.
It is also observed that the government is exerting more and more efforts to attract foreign investment to spur local development.
The current mayor is Tao Minglun.
The village contains a temple dedicated to Mulan, and many nearby businesses use her name as a local trademark.
The most important agricultural products are , , , , vegetables, fruit, , and livestock.
The royal descendants of the Shang dynasty were the area of Shangqiu, which later became the.
The tradition dates back to the periods c.