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Kashgar
قەشقەر
喀什
Coonty-level ceety
喀什市 · قەشقەر شەھرى
A minaret in Kashgar close tae Id Kah mosque
Location (reid) within Kashgar Prefectur
Kashgar is located in Xinjiang
Kashgar
Kashgar
Location in Xinjiang
Coordinates: 39°28′N 75°59′E / 39.467°N 75.983°E / 39.467; 75.983
Kintra Fowkrepublic o Cheenae
Region Xinjiang
Prefectur Kashgar
Area
 • Coonty-level ceety 555 km2 (214 sq mi)
 • Metro 2,818 km2 (1,088 sq mi)
Elevation 1,270 m (4,170 ft)
Population (2010 census)
 • Coonty-level ceety 3,979,221[1]
 • Urban 506,640
 • Metro 819,095
 • Metro density 290/km2 (750/sq mi)
Time zone GMT+6[2]
Postal code 844000
Area code(s) 0998
Website http://www.xjks.gov.cn/
Kashgar
Chinese name
Cheenese 喀什
Alternative Chinese name
Traditional Cheenese 喀什噶爾
Simplified Cheenese 喀什噶尔
Uyghur name
Uyghur
قەشقەر

Kashgar or Kashi is an oasis coonty-level ceety wi approximately 350,000 residents an is the wastrenmaist Cheenese ceety, locatit near the border wi Tajikistan an Kyrgyzstan. It is the admeenistrative centre o Kashgar Prefectur o the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region which has an aurie o 162,000 square kilometres (63,000 sq mi) an a population o approximately 3.5 million.[3] The ceety's urban aurie covers 15 km2 (5.8 sq mi), tho its admeenistrative aurie extends for 555 km2 (214 sq mi). The destrict consists o 10 coonties.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "China - Xinjiang Weiwu'er Zizhiqu". GeoHive. 
  2. "The Working-Calendar for The Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Government". Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Government, China. Archived from the original on 15 August 2007. 
  3. "Kashgar". English.eastday.com. Retrieved 24 December 2008. .