Tekes County

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Tekes County

تېكەس ناھىيىسى‎ · 特克斯县
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Tekes County (red) within Ili Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Tekes County (red) within Ili Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Coordinates: 43°12′49″N 81°50′14″E / 43.2137°N 81.8371°E / 43.2137; 81.8371Coordinates: 43°12′49″N 81°50′14″E / 43.2137°N 81.8371°E / 43.2137; 81.8371
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionXinjiang
Autonomous prefectureIli
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Tekes County
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese特克斯县
Traditional Chinese特克斯縣
Uyghur name
Uyghurتېكەس ناھىيىسى

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sun, Yaping (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.