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Tumxuk

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′N79°4′E / 39.867°N 79.067°E / 39.867; 79.067Coordinates: 39°52′N79°4′E / 39.867°N 79.067°E / 39.867; 79.067
Country People's Republic of China
Region Xinjiang
Area
 • Total 1,927 km2 (744 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2007)
 • Total 110,000
 • Density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Tumxuk
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese 图木舒克
Traditional Chinese 圖木舒克
Uyghur name
Uyghur تۇمشۇق
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 of Ürümqi.

Tumxuk Airport is under construction 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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