Karakax County


Karakax County
Karakax County
قاراقاش ناھىيىسى
墨玉县
—  County  —
Country China
Province Xinjiang
Prefecture-level divisions Hotan Prefecture
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

The Karakax (Qaraqash) County (Chinese: 墨玉县, Pinyin: Mòyù Xiàn; Uyghur: قاراقاش ناھىيىسى‎, ULY: Qaraqash Nahiyisi, UPNY: K̡arak̡ax Nah̡iyisi?)[1] is a county within the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Hotan Prefecture. It contains an area of 25,667 km2. According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 420,000.

Transportation

Pishan is served by China National Highway 315 and the Kashgar-Hotan Railway.

Footnotes

  1. ^ The official spelling is "Karakax" according to Zhōngguó dìmínglù 中国地名录 (Beijing, Zhōngguó dìtú chūbǎnshè 中国地图出版社 1997); ISBN 7-5031-1718-4; p. 312.

Coordinates: 37°17′N 79°42′E / 37.283°N 79.7°E / 37.283; 79.7



Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Karakax — Xian de Karakash Mòyù Xiàn (Karakaş Nahiyisi) · 墨玉县 (قاراقاش ناھىيىسى) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Qapqal Xibe Autonomous County — Sibo military colonists , picture drawn during Henry Lansdell visit to today s Qapqal County in 1882 Qapqal Xibe Autonomous County (simplified Chinese: 察布查尔锡伯自治县; traditional Chinese: 察布查爾錫伯自治縣; pinyin: Chábùchá ěr Xíbó Zìzhìxiàn …   Wikipedia

  • Qiemo County — Qiemo redirects here. For other uses, see Qiemo (disambiguation). Coordinates: 38°08′09″N 85°31′48″E / 38.13583°N 85.53°E / …   Wikipedia

  • Ruoqiang County — This article is about the county. For other uses, see Ruoqiang (disambiguation). Ruoqiang County 若羌县 چاقىلىق ناھىيىسى   County   …   Wikipedia

  • Qitai County — Coordinates: 44°01′N 89°35′E / 44.017°N 89.583°E / 44.017; 89.583 The Qitai County (simplified Chinese …   Wikipedia

  • Manas County — ((simplified Chinese: 玛纳斯县; traditional Chinese: 瑪納斯縣; pinyin: Mǎnàsī Xiàn; Wade–Giles: Ma na szŭ Hsien); Uyghur: ماناس ناھىيىسى‎, ULY: Manas Nahiyisi, UPNY: Manas Nah̡iyisi?) is a county in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the… …   Wikipedia

  • Mori Kazakh Autonomous County — The Mori Kazak Autonomous County (Uyghur: مورى قازاق ئاپتونوم‎, ULY: Mori Qazaq Aptonom Nahiyisi, UPNY: Mori K̡azak̡ Aptonom Nah̡iyisi?, (Kazakh: موري قازاق اۆتونوميالى اۋدانى), Simplified Chinese: 木垒哈萨克自治县) is a county within the Xinjiang Uyghur …   Wikipedia

  • Minfeng County — نىيە ناھىيىسى 民丰县   County   Country China Province Xinjiang Prefecture level divisions Hotan Prefecture …   Wikipedia

  • Qira County — چىرا ناھىيىسى 策勒县   County   Country China Province Xinjiang Prefecture level divisions Hotan Prefecture …   Wikipedia

  • Nilka County — The Nilka County is a county situated within the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture. It contains an area of 10,121 km2. According to the 2002 census, it has a population… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.