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Tacheng Prefecture

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Tacheng Prefecture

Tacheng Prefecture
塔城地区 (Chinese)

Usu in Tacheng Prefecture
Usu in Tacheng Prefecture
Tacheng prefecture (red) in Ili prefecture (light red) and Xinjiang (orange)
Tacheng prefecture (red) in Ili prefecture (light red) and Xinjiang (orange)
Country People's Republic of China
Province Xinjiang
Sub-provincial Ili Prefecture
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Website .cn.govxjtc

Tacheng (Tarbagatay) Prefecture is located in northern Xinjiang, People's Republic of China. It has an area of 98,824 km2 (38,156 sq mi) and a population of 892,397 (2000). It is a part of Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture. The prefecture level city of Karamay forms a separate enclave in the middle of Tacheng.


Tacheng prefecture is divided into 2 county level cities, 4 counties, and 1 autonomous county.

# Name Hanzi Hanyu Pinyin Uyghur (UEY) Uyghur Latin (ULY) Kazakh (Arabic script) Kazakh Latin transcription Population (2010 Census) Area (km²) Density (/km²)
1 Tacheng [Qoqek] 塔城市 Tǎchéng Shì چۆچەك شەھىرى Chöchek Shehiri شاۋەشەك قالاسى Şäwesek qalası 161,037 4,007 40.18
2 Usu 乌苏市 Wūsū Shì ۋۇسۇ شەھىرى Usu Shehiri شيحۋ قالاسى Şïxw qalası 298,907 14,394 20.76
3 Emin [Dorbiljin] County 额敏县 Émǐn Xiàn دۆربىلجىن ناھىيىسى Dörbiljin Nahiyisi ءدوربىلجىن اۋدانى Dörbiljin awdanı 187,112 9,147 20.45
4 Shawan County 沙湾县 Shāwān Xiàn ساۋەن ناھىيىسى Saven Nahiyisi ساۋان اۋدانى Sawan awdanı 365,196 12,460 29.30
5 Toli County 托里县 Tuōlǐ Xiàn تولى ناھىيىسى Toli Nahiyisi تولى اۋدانى Tolı awdanı 93,098 19,992 4.65
6 Yumin County 裕民县 Yùmín Xiàn چاغانتوقاي ناھىيىسى Chaghantoqay Nahiyisi شاعانتوعاي اۋدانى Şağantoğay awdanı 51,919 6,107 8.50
7 Hoboksar Mongol Autonomous County 和布克赛尔蒙古自治县 Hébùkèsài'ěr Měnggǔ Zìzhìxiàn ئاپتونوم ناھىيىسى قوبۇقسار موڭغۇل Qobuqsar Mongghul Aptonom Nahiyisi قوبىقسارى موڭعۇل اۆتونوميالى اۋدانى Qobıqsarı Moñğul avtonomyalı awdanı 62,100 28,784 2.15


See Emin Valley, Tarbagatai Mountains, Saur Mountains, Gurbantünggüt Desert.

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