Kashgar Prefecture

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Kaxgar (Kashi) Prefecture
Kashgar / Kaxker Prefecture

喀什地区
قەشقەر ۋىلايىتى
Prefecture
Id Khar Mosque in Kashgar, Kashgar Prefecture
Id Khar Mosque in Kashgar, Kashgar Prefecture
Kashgar Prefecture (red) in Xinjiang (orange)
Kashgar Prefecture (red) in Xinjiang (orange)
Country People's Republic of China
Province Xinjiang
County-level divisions 12
Prefecture seat Kashgar
Area
 • Prefecture 112,057 km2 (43,265 sq mi)
 • Urban 555 km2 (214 sq mi)
 • Metro 555 km2 (214 sq mi)
Population (2010 census)
 • Prefecture 3,979,362
 • Density 36/km2 (92/sq mi)
 • Urban 400,225
 • Urban density 720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
 • Metro 400,225
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 844000
License Plate Q
Website Kashgar(Kashi) Prefecture Government

Kaxgar (Kashi) Prefecture or Kashgar Prefecture (simplified Chinese: 喀什地区; traditional Chinese: 喀什地區; pinyin: Kāshí Dìqū; Uyghur: قەشقەر ۋىلايىتى‎, ULY: Qeshqer Wilayiti, UYY: K̡əxk̡ər Vilayiti?; also spelled Kashgar) is located in southwestern Xinjiang, People's Republic of China. It has an area of 112,057 km2 (43,265 sq mi) and 3,979,362 inhabitants at the 2010 census with a population density of 36 inhabitants/km² ).

The capital of the prefecture is the city of Kashgar which has 400,225' inhabitants in its built up area.

Ethnic groups in Kashgar Prefecture, 2000 census[edit]

Nationality Population Percentage
Uyghur 3,042,942 89.35%
Han 311,770 9.15%
Tajik 33,611 0.99%
Kyrgyz 5,078 0.15%
Hui 5,046 0.15%
Uzbek 2,496 0.07%
Tujia 829 0.02%
Miao 649 0.02%
Mongol 634 0.02%
Tibetan 530 0.02%
Zhuang 521 0.02%
others 1,607 0.05%

Administrative divisions[edit]

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# Name Hanzi Hanyu Pinyin Uyghur (UEY) Uyghur Latin (ULY) Population (2010 Census) Area (km²) Density (/km²)
1 Kashi [Kaxgar] 喀什市 Kāshí Shì قەشقەر شەھىرى Qeshqer Shehiri 506,640 555 912.86
2 Shufu County 疏附县 Shūfù Xiàn قەشقەر كونا شەھەر ناھىيىسى Qeshqer Kona Sheher Nahiyisi 311,960 3,483 89.56
3 Shule County 疏勒县 Shūlè Xiàn قەشقەر يېڭىشەھەر ناھىيىسى Qeshqer Yéngisheher Nahiyisi 312,455 2,262 138.13
4 Yengisar County 英吉沙县 Yīngjíshā Xiàn يېڭىسار ناھىيىسى Yéngisar Nahiyisi 262,067 3,421 76.60
5 Zepu [Poskam] County 泽普县 Zépǔ Xiàn پوسكام ناھىيىسى Poskam Nahiyisi 206,936 1,000 206.93
6 Shache [Yarkant] County 莎车县 Shāchē Xiàn يەكەن ناھىيىسى Yeken Nahiyisi 762,385 9,037 84.36
7 Yecheng [Kargilik] County 叶城县 Yèchéng Xiàn قاغىلىق ناھىيىسى Qaghiliq Nahiyisi 454,328 28,929 15.70
8 Makit County 麦盖提县 Màigàití Xiàn مەكىت ناھىيىسى Mekit Nahiyisi 258,978 11,023 23.49
9 Yopurga County 岳普湖县 Yuèpǔhú Xiàn يوپۇرغا ناھىيىسى Yopurgha Nahiyisi 147,688 3,166 46.64
10 Jiashi [Payzawat] County 伽师县 Jiāshī Xiàn پەيزىۋات ناھىيىسى Peyzivat Nahiyisi 381,767 6,601 57.83
11 Bachu [Maralwexi] County 巴楚县 Bāchǔ Xiàn مارالبېشى ناھىيىسى Maralbeshi Nahiyisi 336,274 18,491 18.18
12 Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County 塔什库尔干塔吉克自治县 Tǎshíkù'ěrgān Tǎjíkè Zìzhìxiàn تاشقۇرقان تاجىك ئاپتونوم ناھىيىسى Tashqurqan Tajik Aptonom Nahiyisi 37,843 24,089 1.57

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Coordinates: 39°27′00″N 75°58′59″E / 39.450°N 75.983°E / 39.450; 75.983