East and Central Asia 618-907


East and Central Asia 618-907


This map shows the extension of the empire established by the Tang dynasty and the territorial boundaries of the Abbasid Empire.

Legend indicates:

  • Tang Empire 618-907
  • Chinese cultural region outside empire
  • Area under Tang control 645-763
  • Tang military protectorate 659-65
  • People
  • Eastern boundary of the Abbasid Empire c. 750
  • Battle with date

Map also includes a brief explanation about the rise and dawn of the Tang empire.


Oxford Atlas of World History, Oxford University Press, 2002. General Editor Patrick K. O’Brien.

Chapter 2. The Medieval World: “East Asia in the Tang Period 618-907,” page 72.


Map copyright © Philip’s, a division of Octopus Publishing Ltd. Source: Philip’s Atlas of World History.

Used under license from Octopus Publishing Group.


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