Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture


Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture
Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture
昌吉回族自治州
سانجى خۇيزۇ ئاپتونوم ئوبلاستى
—  Autonomous prefectures  —
Changji prefecture (red) in Xinjiang province (orange) and China
Country China
Province Xinjiang
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture (Chinese: 昌吉回族自治州; pinyin: Chāngjí Huízú Zìzhìzhōu), Uyghur: سانجى خۇيزۇ ئاپتونوم ئوبلاستى‎, ULY: Sanji Huyzu Aptonom Oblasti, UPNY: Sanji Xuizu Aptonom Oblasti) is an autonomous prefecture of Xinjiang in the People's Republic of China. It is located in the northeastern part of Xinjiang. The prefecture has an area of 77,129 km² and has its capital at Changji city.

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Subdivisions

Changji directly controls 2 county-level cities, 4 counties and 1 autonomous county.

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# Name Hanzi Hanyu Pinyin Uyghur
(kona yezik̡)
Uyghur Latin
(yengi yezik̡)
Population (2003 est.) Area (km²) Density (/km²)
1 Changji City 昌吉市 Chāngjí Shì سانجى شەھىرى Sanji Shehiri 390,000 7,981 49
2 Fukang City 阜康市 Fùkāng Shì فۇكاڭ شەھىرى Fukang Shehiri 160,000 8,545 19
3 Hutubi County 呼图壁县 Hūtúbì Xiàn قۇتۇبى ناھىيىسى Qutubi Nahiyisi 210,000 9,518 22
4 Manas County 玛纳斯县 Mǎnàsī Xiàn ماناس ناھىيىسى Manas Nahiyisi 170,000 9,154 19
5 Qitai County 奇台县 Qítái Xiàn گۇچۇڭ ناھىيىسى Guchung Nahiyisi 230,000 16,709 14
6 Jimsar County 吉木萨尔县 Jímùsà'ěr Xiàn جىمىسار ناھىيىسى Jimisar Nahiyisi 130,000 8,170 16
7 Mori Kazakh Autonomous County 木垒哈萨克自治县 Mùlěi Hāsàkè Zìzhìxiàn ئاپتونوم ناھىيىسى مورى قازاق Mori Qazaq Aptonom Nahiyisi 90,000 13,582 7

Demographics

According to the 2002 census, Changji had a population of 1,503,097 inhabitants (population density: 19.49 inhabitants per km²).

Sister cities

Ethnic groups in Changji, 2000 census

Nationality Population Percentage
Han 1,129,384 75,14%
Hui 173,563 11.55%
Kazakh 119,942 7.98%
Uyghur 58,984 3.92%
Mongols 6,062 0.4%
Dongxiang 2,908 0.19%
Manchu 2,828 0.19%
Uzbek 2,189 0.15%
Others 7,237 0.48%

Coordinates: 44°01′N 87°19′E / 44.017°N 87.317°E / 44.017; 87.317


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