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Ji County, Shanxi

Ji County
吉县
County
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
Country People's Republic of China
Province Shanxi
Prefecture-level city Linfen
Time zone UTC+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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