Tekes County

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Tekes County is a county within the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture. It contains an area of 8,067 km2. According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 150,000.

The country center is known for being a planned community with a shape of a ba gua.[1]

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  1. ^ 孙亚萍 (2010-11-24). 新疆八卦城,丘处机定雏形 [Xinjiang Ba Gua City, the Rudiment Established by Qiu Chuji] (in Chinese). 国际在线. Retrieved 16 October 2012. 

Coordinates: 43°12′49″N 81°50′14″E / 43.2137°N 81.8371°E / 43.2137; 81.8371