Tumxuk

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Tumxuk

图木舒克市
تۇمشۇق شەھىرى
Location of Tumxuk City (red) jurisdiction in Xinjiang
Location of Tumxuk City (red) jurisdiction in Xinjiang
Tumxuk is located in Xinjiang
Tumxuk
Tumxuk
Location of the city centre in Xinjiang
Coordinates: 39°52′N 79°4′E / 39.867°N 79.067°E / 39.867; 79.067Coordinates: 39°52′N 79°4′E / 39.867°N 79.067°E / 39.867; 79.067
CountryPeople's Republic of China
RegionXinjiang
Area
 • Total1,927 km2 (744 sq mi)
Population
(31 December 2007)
 • Total110,000
 • Density57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Tumxuk
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese图木舒克
Traditional Chinese圖木舒克
Uyghur name
Uyghurتۇمشۇق
A Serindian art Buddha statue from Tumshuq, Xinjiang. 5th century.

Tumxuk[1][2] is a sub-prefecture-level city in the western part of Xinjiang, China, surrounded by Kaxgar Prefecture.

Geography[edit]

It covers an area of 1,927 square kilometres (744 sq mi) and is located 1,222 kilometres (759 mi) southwest from Ürümqi.

It is scheduled to be served by Tumxuk Airport. This airport is under construction and is located 15 kilometers away and will, upon completion, also serve the nearby counties of Maralbexi and Kalpin.

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Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ The official spelling 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
  2. ^ The official spelling is "Tumxuk" 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. 312.

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