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Qu County

Qu County
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Chinese 渠县
 • Pinyin Qú Xiàn
Qu County is located in China
Qu County
Qu County
Location of the county
Country China
Province Sichuan
Prefecture-level city Dazhou
 • Total 2,013 km2 (777 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 1,330,000
 • Density 660/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 635200

Qu County or Quxian (Chinese: 渠县; pinyin: Qú Xiàn) is a county of Sichuan Province, China. It is under the administration of Dazhou city.


Formerly known as Dangqu (宕渠), the county is best known for historic monuments. Namely, a partially preserved mausoleum complex, featuring gate towers, or que, belonging to the Shen (沈) family, which date back to the Han Dynasty.[1][2]


  1. ^ Victor Segalen, "Chine. La grande statuaire", and "Les origines de la statuaire en Chine", p. 46 sq
  2. ^ 沈府君阙
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