Qira County

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Qira County
策勒县چىرا ناھىيىسى
County
Location of the county in Hotan Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Location of the county in Hotan Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Qira is located in Xinjiang
Qira
Qira
Location of the seat in Xinjiang
Coordinates: 37°00′N 80°48′E / 37.000°N 80.800°E / 37.000; 80.800Coordinates: 37°00′N 80°48′E / 37.000°N 80.800°E / 37.000; 80.800
Country People's Republic of China
Autonomous region Xinjiang
Prefecture Hotan Prefecture
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Qira County
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese 策勒县
Traditional Chinese 策勒縣
Uyghur name
Uyghur
چىرا ناھىيىسى

Qira County is a county within the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Hotan Prefecture.[1] It contains an area of 31,590 km2 (12,200 sq mi). According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 130,000.

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  1. ^ The official spelling is "Qira" according to Zhōngguó dìmínglù 中国地名录 (Beijing, SinoMaps Press 1997); ISBN 7-5031-1718-4; p. 308.

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