Yichuan County, Henan

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Yichuan County
伊川县
County
Yichuan in Luoyang
Yichuan in Luoyang
Luoyang in Henan
Luoyang in Henan
Country People's Republic of China
Province Henan
Prefecture-level city Luoyang
Population 757,500
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)

Yichuan County (Chinese: 伊川县; pinyin: Yīchuān Xiàn) is a county in the west of Henan province, China. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Luoyang.

Yichuan is known as the "City of Wine".[citation needed] Chinese rice wine is claimed to have been invented here by Dukang during the reign of Shaokang of the Xia. Dukang wine is now exported to Japan, the United States, Canada, Thailand, and more than 45 other countries.[citation needed]

Coordinates: 34°31′40″N 112°03′25″E / 34.5278°N 112.057°E / 34.5278; 112.057


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