Pishan County

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Pishan County
گۇما ناھىيىسى
皮山县
County
Location of Pishan county within Xinjiang
Location of Pishan county within Xinjiang
Country China
Province Xinjiang
Prefecture-level divisions Hotan Prefecture
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

The Pishan (Guma) County (Uyghur: گۇما ناھىيىسى‎, ULY: Guma Nahiyisi, UYY: Guma Nah̡iyisi?) is a county within the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Hotan Prefecture. It contains an area of 39,412 km2. According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 220,000. Pishan was the site of the 2011 Pishan hostage crisis.

Coordinates: 37°38′N 78°19′E / 37.633°N 78.317°E / 37.633; 78.317