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'''Lajia''' ([[Chinese character|Chinese]]: 喇家; [[Pinyin]]: Lǎjiā) is an [[archaeology|archaeological]] site located in [[Minhe Hui and Tu Autonomous County|Minhe County]], [[Haidong Prefecture]] in [[Northwest China]]'s [[Qinghai]] province. Lajia is associated with the [[Qijia culture]] and was discovered by archaeologists in 2000. The site covers an area of around 200,000 square meters. Archaeologists believe the site was abandoned after being devastated by an [[earthquake]] and subsequent [[flood]].
In 2005, the oldest intact [[noodle]]s yet discovered were located at Lajia, estimated at over 4,000 years old. The [[noodles]] were made from foxtail and broom [[millet]].
== External links ==
* [http://www.chinapage.com/archeology/ancient-site.html Ancient sites in China]