Huojia County

Huojia County (simplified Chinese: 获嘉; traditional Chinese: 獲嘉; pinyin: Huòjiā) is a county in Xinxiang, Henan province, China.

The name Huojia, which means "capturing [Lü] Jia", was used as the county name in 111 BC when Emperor Wu of Han, who on his royal progress at this place, heard Han forces had captured Lü Jia, prime minister of Nanyue kingdom, in the Han–Nanyue War.

Coordinates: 35°15′36″N 113°39′36″E / 35.26000°N 113.66000°E / 35.26000; 113.66000

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