乌苏市 · شيحۋ قالاسى · ۋۇسۇ شەھىرى
Location of the county
|• Total||14,394 km2 (5,558 sq mi)|
|• Density||15/km2 (38/sq mi)|
Wsu (Sixw) (Uyghur: ۋۇسۇ; simplified Chinese: 乌苏; traditional Chinese: 烏蘇; pinyin: Wūsū; also known as Usu; Kazakh: وسۋ) is a county-level city with more than 100,000 residents in Xinjiang, China. It is a part of Tacheng Prefecture of Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture. Oil-production is a major part of the economy while the county is an oasis in the Dzungarian Basin. Wusu lies between the major cities of Bole and Shihezi in Northern Xinjiang and west of Urumqi and Kuitun, south of Karamay.
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