Shule County

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Shule County
قەشقەر يېڭىشەھەر ناھىيىسى
疏勒县
County
Location of the county
Location of the county
Country China
Province Xinjiang
Prefecture-level divisions Kashgar Prefecture
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Shule County
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese 疏勒县
Traditional Chinese 疏勒縣
Uyghur name
Uyghur
قەشقەر يېڭىشەھەر ناھىيىسى

Shule County is a county situated in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administrative jurisdiction of the Kashgar Prefecture. It is located to the South of Kashgar City. In Ancient times, the Shule area was once the home to a Xiyu oasis civilisation, the Shule Kingdom.

Transportation[edit]

Shule is served by China National Highway 315 and the Kashgar-Hotan Railway.

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Coordinates: 39°23′29″N 76°02′24″E / 39.39139°N 76.04000°E / 39.39139; 76.04000