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Lu County

Location of Lu County (red) within Luzhou City (yellow) and Sichuan

Lu County or Luxian (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: 瀘縣; pinyin: Lú Xìan) is a county in the southeast of Sichuan Province, China, bordering Chongqing Municipality to the northeast. It is the northernmost county-level division of Luzhou city.


Lu County has a history over 2100 years. The county, known anciently as Jiangyang (江阳; 江陽), was established in 135 BC during the Han Dynasty.[1][permanent dead link]


Lu County is 105°10′50″ – 105°45′30″E,28°54′40″ – 29°20′00″N. This results in an east–west span of 56.23 km (34.94 mi) and north–south length of 46.8 km (29.1 mi). The county has a total area of 1,532 km2 (592 sq mi).


As of 2006 the county had a population of 1,055,200.



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