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Kashgar

قەشقەر
喀什
喀什市 · قەشقەر شەھرى
A minaret in Kashgar close tae Id Kah mosque
A minaret in Kashgar close tae Id Kah mosque
Location (reid) within Kashgar Prefectur
Location (reid) within Kashgar Prefectur
Kashgar is locatit in Xinjiang
Kashgar
Kashgar
Location in Xinjiang
Coordinates: 39°28′N 75°59′E / 39.467°N 75.983°E / 39.467; 75.983
KintraFowkrepublic o Cheenae
RegionXinjiang
PrefecturKashgar
Area
 • Coonty-level ceety555 km2 (214 sq mi)
 • Metro
2,818 km2 (1,088 sq mi)
Elevation
1,270 m (4,170 ft)
Population
 (2010 census)
 • Coonty-level ceety3,979,221[1]
 • Urban
506,640
 • Metro
819,095
 • Metro density290/km2 (750/sq mi)
Time zoneGMT+6[2]
Postal code
844000
Aurie code(s)0998
Wabsteidhttp://www.xjks.gov.cn/
Kashgar
Cheenese name
Cheenese喀什
Alternative Cheenese name
Tradeetional Cheenese喀什噶爾
Simplifee'd 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 frae the oreeginal on 15 August 2007. 
  3. "Kashgar". English.eastday.com. Retrieved 24 December 2008. .