Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture

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Changji Prefecture
昌吉州
Autonomous prefectures
昌吉回族自治州
سانجى خۇيزۇ ئاپتونوم ئوبلاستى
ﭼْﺎکِ خُوِذُو ذِجِجِوْ
Fukang, Changji
Fukang, Changji
Changji prefecture (red) in Xinjiang (orange)
Changji prefecture (red) in Xinjiang (orange)
Country People's Republic of China
Region Xinjiang
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture (Chinese: 昌吉回族自治州; Chinese: 昌吉回族自治州; pinyin: Chāngjí Huízú Zìzhìzhōu), Uyghur: سانجى خۇيزۇ ئاپتونوم ئوبلاستى‎, ULY: Sanji Huyzu Aptonom Oblasti, UYY: 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 (29,780 sq mi) and its seat is Changji City.

Subdivisions[edit]

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

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# Name Hanzi Hanyu Pinyin Xiao'erjing Uyghur (UEY) Uyghur Latin (ULY) Population (2010 Census) Area (km²) Density (/km²)
1 Changji 昌吉市 Chāngjí Shì ﭼْﺎکِ شِ سانجى شەھىرى Sanji Shehiri 426,253 7,981 53.40
2 Fukang 阜康市 Fùkāng Shì ﻓُﻮْﻛْﺎ شِ فۇكاڭ شەھىرى Fukang Shehiri 165,006 8,545 19.31
3 Hutubi County 呼图壁县 Hūtúbì Xiàn خُوتُوبِ ﺷِﯿًﺎ قۇتۇبى ناھىيىسى Qutubi Nahiyisi 210,201 9,518 22.08
4 Manas County 玛纳斯县 Mǎnàsī Xiàn مَانَاسِ ﺷِﯿًﺎ ماناس ناھىيىسى Manas Nahiyisi 237,558 9,154 25.95
5 Qitai County 奇台县 Qítái Xiàn ٿِتَیْ ﺷِﯿًﺎ گۇچۇڭ ناھىيىسى Guchung Nahiyisi 210,566 16,709 12.60
6 Jimsar County 吉木萨尔县 Jímùsà'ěr Xiàn کِمُوسَاعَر ﺷِﯿًﺎ جىمىسار ناھىيىسى Jimisar Nahiyisi 113,284 8,170 13.86
7 Mori Kazakh Autonomous County 木垒哈萨克自治县 Mùlěi Hāsàkè Zìzhìxiàn مُولِؤ هَاسَاکْ ذِجِشِیًا مورى قازاق ئاپتونوم ناھىيىسى Mori Qazaq Aptonom Nahiyisi 65,719 13,582 4.83

Demographics[edit]

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

Sister cities[edit]

Ethnic groups in Changji, 2000 census[edit]

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