Tumxuk

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Tumxuk (Tumushuke)
图木舒克市 · تۇمشۇق شەھىرى
Sub-prefecture-level city
Tumxuk (red) in Xinjiang (orange)
Tumxuk (red) in Xinjiang (orange)
Tumxuk (Tumushuke) is located in Xinjiang
Tumxuk (Tumushuke)
Tumxuk (Tumushuke)
Location of the city centre in Xinjiang
Coordinates: 41°22′N 79°58′E / 41.367°N 79.967°E / 41.367; 79.967Coordinates: 41°22′N 79°58′E / 41.367°N 79.967°E / 41.367; 79.967
Country People's Republic of China
Region Xinjiang
Area
 • Total 1,927 km2 (744 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2007)
 • Total 110,000
 • Density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
A Serindian art Buddha statue from Tumshuq, Xinjiang. 5th century.

Tumxuk or Tumushuke (simplified Chinese: 图木舒克; traditional Chinese: 圖木舒克; pinyin: Túmùshūkè; Uyghur: تۇمشۇق‎, ULY: Tumshuq, UYY: Tumxuk̡?; also known as Tumushuk, Tumshuq, etc.)[1] is a sub-prefecture-level city in the western part of Xinjiang, People's Republic of China, surrounded by Kaxgar Prefecture.

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  1. ^ The official spelling is "Tumxuk" according to Zhōngguó dìmínglù 中国地名录 (Beijing, SinoMaps Press 中国地图出版社 1997); ISBN 7-5031-1718-4; p. 312.

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