Jiaozhou (region)

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Jiaozhou (Chinese: 交州, Vietnamese: Giao Châu) is an ancient Chinese region. The region's boundaries have changed over time, but it has generally included modern North Vietnam and parts of Guangxi.

Han Dynasty[edit]

In 111 BC, Emperor Wu of Han conquered the kingdom of Nanyue and created the Jiaozhou region with nine comentries assigned to it: Nanhai, Cangwu, Yulin, Jiaozhi, Hepu, Rinan (Chinese: 日南), Zhuyai (Chinese: 珠崖), Tanerh (Chinese: 儋耳), and Jiuzhen (Chinese: 九真).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ban Biao; Ban Gu; Ban Zhao. "地理志" [Treatise on geography]. Book of Han (in Chinese). Volume 28. Retrieved 28 February 2011. 

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