Nilka County

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Nilka County

نىلقا ناھىيسى‎ · 尼勒克县
Nilka County (red) within Ili Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Nilka County (red) within Ili Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Nilka is located in Xinjiang
Nilka
Nilka
Location of the seat in Xinjiang
Coordinates: 43°48′01″N 82°30′42″E / 43.8002°N 82.5118°E / 43.8002; 82.5118Coordinates: 43°48′01″N 82°30′42″E / 43.8002°N 82.5118°E / 43.8002; 82.5118
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionXinjiang
Autonomous prefectureIli
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Nilka County
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese尼勒克县
Traditional Chinese尼勒克縣
Alternative Chinese name
Simplified Chinese巩哈县
Traditional Chinese鞏哈縣
Uyghur name
Uyghurنىلقا ناھىيسى

The Nilka County is a county situated within the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture. It contains an area of 10,121 km2 (3,908 sq mi). According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 150,000.