Akto County

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Akto County
阿克陶县ﺍﻗﺘﻮﻭ وودانىئاقتو ناھىيىسى
(Chinese) • (Uyghur) • (Kyrgyz)
Location of the county
Location of the county
Country China
Province Xinjiang
Prefecture-level divisions Kizilsu Kirghiz Autonomous Prefecture
County seat Akto town
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Website http://www.aktedu.gov.cn/
A camel near Karakul Lake, Akto County

Akto County (Kyrgyz: ﺍﻗﺘﻮﻭ وودانى/Актоо ооданы, Aqtoo oodanı; Chinese: 阿克陶县; pinyin: Ākètáo Xiàn; Uyghur: ئاقتو ناھىيىسى, Ақто Наһийиси‎, ULY: Aqto Nahiyisi, UYY: Aⱪto Naⱨiyisi?; Dungan: Акəто щян, Akəto şjan) is a county in Kizilsu Kirghiz Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang, China. It contains an area of 24,107 km2. According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 170,000.

The westernmost county in China, Akto County borders on Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.


Akto is served by the Kashgar-Hotan Railway.

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Coordinates: 39°04′58.80″N 75°58′58.80″E / 39.0830000°N 75.9830000°E / 39.0830000; 75.9830000