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The name ofTangShanoriginated in Tang Dynasty. In the 19th year of ZhenGuan Period (AD 645), Emperor TaiZong of Tang LI ShiMin made an east tour and garrisoned inDaChengMountain. He once came to the mountainside for view and fishing. Pleased with what he saw, he granted and surnamed the mountain TANG. So the mountain becameMOUNTTANGand the water became TANG XI (XI for brook in Chinese) which is now the DouHe (River D365正网开户ou). The bridge on water was ca365正网开户lledTangShanBridgewhile the town over the bridgehead was calledTangShanTownship. That was the story.