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Song dynasty
宋朝
960–1279
A cairt shawin the territory o the Song, Liao, an Xianxing dynasties. The Song dynasty occupies the east hauf o whit constitutes the territory o the modren Fowkrepublic o Cheenae, except for the northrenmaist auries (modren Inner Mongolie province an abuin). The Xia occupy a smaa strip o laund surroondin a river in whit is nou Inner Mongolie, an the Liao occupy a lairge section o whit is the day north-east Cheenae.
Northren Song in 1111
Caipital Bianjing (汴京)
(960–1127)

Lin'an (臨安)
(1127–1276)
Common leids Cheenese
Releegion

Dharma Wheel.svg Buddhism
Yin and Yang.svg Taoism

Cheenese folk releegion
Govrenment Monarchy
Emperor  
• 960–976
Emperor Taizu
• 1126–1127
Emperor Qinzong
• 1127–1162
Emperor Gaozong
• 1278–1279
Emperor Bing
Historical era Postclassical Era
• Established bi Zhao Kuangyin, Emperor Taizu o Song
960
1115–1125
1127
• Beginning of Mongol invasion
1235
• Surrender of Lin'an
1276
• Battle o Yamen merks end o Song rule
Mairch 19, 1279
Aurie
962 est. 1,050,000 km2 (410,000 sq mi)
1111 est. 2,800,000 km2 (1,100,000 sq mi)
1142 est. 2,000,000 km2 (770,000 sq mi)
Population
• 1120
118,800,000a[›]
Currency Jiaozi, Huizi, Cheenese cash, Cheenese coin, copper coins, etc.
Precedit bi
Succeedit bi
Later Zhou
Jingnan
Later Shu
Soothren Han
Soothren Tang
Wuyue
Northren Han
Yuan dynasty
The day pairt o  Cheenae
   Hong Kong
   Macau

The Song dynasty (Cheenese: 宋朝; pinyin: Sòng cháo; Wade–Giles: Sung ch'ao, [suŋ˥˧ tʂʰau˧˥]) wis an era o Cheenese history that began in 960 an continued till 1279.