Jia County, Shaanxi

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Jia County
County
Chinese transcription(s)
Country  China
Province Shaanxi
Prefecture Yulin
Time zone China standard time (UTC+8)
Jia County
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese
Literal meaning Beautiful County
Former names
Jiazhou
Chinese
Literal meaning Reed Prefecture
Jiaxian
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese
Literal meaning Reed County

Jia County, also known by its Chinese name Jiaxian, is a county in Yulin Prefecture, Shaanxi, China.

History[edit]

A map of "Kia-tcheou" from Du Halde's 1735 Description of China, based on accounts by Jesuit missionaries

The seat of Jia County was formerly known as Jiazhou when it was the seat of a prefecture during imperial times.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 38°04′39″N 110°16′27″E / 38.07750°N 110.27417°E / 38.07750; 110.27417