Quwo County

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Quwo County
曲沃县
County
Quwo in Linfen
Quwo in Linfen
Linfen in Shanxi
Linfen in Shanxi
Country People's Republic of China
Province Shanxi
Prefecture-level city Linfen
Area
 • Total 437 km2 (169 sq mi)
Population (2000)
 • Total 222,391
 • Density 510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code 043400
Area code(s) 0357

Quwo County (Chinese: 曲沃县; pinyin: Qǔwò Xiàn) is a county in the south of Shanxi province, China. It is under the administration of Linfen city. The town of Quwo is in the Fen River valley about 30 miles south of Linfen and about 10 miles east of the point where the Fen River turns west. From 745 to 677 BC Quwo was a state that broke off from the State of Jin.

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Coordinates: 35°38′04″N 111°28′01″E / 35.6344°N 111.467°E / 35.6344; 111.467