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和田市خوتەن شەھىرى
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Coordinates: 37°06′N 80°01′E / 37.100°N 80.017°E / 37.100; 80.017Coordinates: 37°06′N 80°01′E / 37.100°N 80.017°E / 37.100; 80.017
KintraFowkrepublic o Cheenae
Autonomous regionXinjiang
SeatNurbag Subdestrict
 • Total85035 km2 (32,832 sq mi)
1382 m (4,534 ft)
 (2010 Census)
 • Total322,330
 • Density3.8/km2 (9.8/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (Cheenae Staundart)
Postal code
Area code(s)0903
GDP (2012)[1]CNY 4.071 billion
USD $665.15 million
GDP per capitaCNY 12,630
USD $2,062
GDP GrowthIncrease 14.8
Local leidsUyghur, Staundart Cheenese
License plate prefix新R
WebsiteHotan Govrenment Wabsteid (in Cheenese)

Hotan[a] (Uyghur: خوتەن, Һотән‎, ULY: Xoten, UYY: Hotǝn?), an aa transleeterated frae Cheenese as Hetian (Cheenese: 和田; pinyin: Hétián), is a major oasis toun in soothwastren Xinjiang, an autonomous region in wastren Cheenae.

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  1. The offeecial Laitin transleeteration (an tharefore, Scots spellin) o the ceety's name is "Hotan" accordin tae Register o Cheenese Geografic Places (中国地名录, published in Beijing, SinoMaps Press 中国地图出版社 1997; ISBN 7-5031-1718-4; p. 312.); The pinyin romanization Hetian haes an aa been uised on some cairts an airports; the ceety's umwhile name wis written wi a different character for "Tian" (simplifeed Cheenese: 和阗; traditeeonal Cheenese: 和闐; pinyin: Hétián); the ceety is an aa sometimes spelled Khotan, such as in this example. The ceety haes an aa been cried Yutian in Cheenese (simplifeed Cheenese: 于窴; traditeeonal Cheenese: 於窴; pinyin: Yútián) an wis kent tae 19t-century European splorers as Ilchi.

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  1. "和田市概况". Hotan Government Statistics. 17 Juin 2013.