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Ji County, Shanxi

Ji County

吉县
Jixian is located in Shanxi
Jixian
Jixian
Location of the seat in Shanxi
Coordinates: 36°09′32″N 110°41′35″E / 36.159°N 110.693°E / 36.159; 110.693
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceShanxi
Prefecture-level cityLinfen
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Ji County, also known by it Chinese name Jixian (simplified Chinese: 吉县; traditional Chinese: 吉縣; pinyin: Jí Xiàn), is a county in the west of Linfen City, in the southwest of Shanxi Province, China.

History

Under the Zhou, the area of present-day Ji County was part of the territory of Jin. Its principal town Erqu (, Èrqū) was the seat of the appenage given to Duke Xian's son Ji Yiwu, who later became known as Duke Hui.[citation needed]

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