和田县 • خوتەن ناھىيىسى
Location of the county
|Prefecture-level divisions||Hotan Prefecture|
|Time zone||China Standard (UTC+8)|
The Hotan County (Uyghur: خوتەن ناھىيىسى, Хотән Наһийиси, ULY: Xoten Nahiyisi, UYY: Hotən Nah̡iyisi?) is a county within the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Hotan Prefecture. It contains an area of 41,128 km2. According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 270,000. India claims a portion of Hotan County as Aksai Chin, but it is administered by China.
- The official spelling is "Hotan" 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. 304.
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