Na (state)

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The State of Na (Chinese: 那国, also written as 冉阝) is state of Ancient China.

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During the Zhou Dynasty in 11th century BCE, the Duke of Zhou received orders from King Cheng of Zhou to announce an edict concerning descendants of the royal Ji (姬) family. They were given land in the Shihui Bridge (拾回桥) area of Shayang County, where they established the State of Na (那国).

In 704 BCE King Wu of Chu conquer the State of Na (那国) and the State of Quan (權國), thus annexing them into the territory of the State of Chu.

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