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Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County

Autonomous county in southwest Xinjiang, China / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County[6][7][8] (also known as Taxkorgan County, sometimes spelled Tashkurgan, Tashkorgan and Tash Kurghan Tadzhik Autonomous Hsien) is an autonomous county of Kashgar Prefecture in Western Xinjiang, China. The county seat is the town of Tashkurgan.[citation needed] The county is the only Tajik Autonomous County in China.[3]

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Taxkorgan County
塔什库尔干县
تاشقۇرغان ناھىيىسى
Tashkurgan, Tashiku'ergan
Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County
塔什库尔干塔吉克自治县
تاشقۇرغان تاجیك ئاپتونوم ناھىيىسى
Toxkhürghon Tujik Optunum Noya[1][2]
Taxkorgan County (red) in Kashgar Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
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Location of the seat in Xinjiang
Coordinates (Taxkorgan government): 37°46′20″N 75°13′48″E
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionXinjiang
PrefectureKashgar
County seatTaxkorgan
Township-level divisions12[3]
Area
  Total25,000 km2 (10,000 sq mi)
Elevation
3,094 m (10,151 ft)
Population
  Total37,843
  Density1.5/km2 (3.9/sq mi)
Ethnic groups
  Major ethnic groupsMountain Tajiks (China)[3][5]
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
845250
Area code998
Websitetskeg.gov.cn (in Chinese)
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Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County
"Welcome to Tashkurgan Tajik Autonomous County"
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese塔什库尔干塔吉克自治县
Traditional Chinese塔什庫爾干塔吉克自治縣
Hanyu PinyinTǎshíkù'ěrgān Tǎjíkè Zìzhìxiàn
Puli County
Simplified Chinese蒲犁县
Traditional Chinese蒲犁縣
Hanyu PinyinPúlí Xiàn
Uyghur name
Uyghurتاشقۇرغان تاجىك ئاپتونوم ناھىيىسى
Sarikoli name
SarikoliToxkhürghon Tujik Oftunum Noya
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