Pingliang, located in east Gansu Province, being the joint of three provinces of Shanxi, Gansu and Ningxia, is the traffic fortress of east Silk Road. It has long established (is known) as the "Dock on Land" in Long County (Gansu Province in the history). In 358 AD, the Emperor Fujian of Qin Dynasty wanted to attack Liang state, thus named Pingliangjun instead of Gaopingzhen, meaning to suppress the Liang state.
That's the history of the city's name. Pingliang has beautiful mountains, rivers and peculiar scenery, where dotted with natural and ecological sights and sights of cultural and historic value, what combined to form a shining beauty. With a long history and long standing culture.