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Xinhe County, Xinjiang

Xinhe County


新和县توقسۇ ناھىيىسى
Location of Xinhe / Toksu County (red) within Aksu Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Location of Xinhe / Toksu County (red) within Aksu Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Country People's Republic of China
Autonomous region Xinjiang
Prefecture Aksu
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Xinhe County, Xinjiang
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese 新和县
Traditional Chinese 新和縣
Alternative Chinese name
Simplified Chinese 托克苏县
Traditional Chinese 托克蘇縣
Uyghur name
Uyghur توقسۇ ناھىيىسى

Xinhe County (Chinese: 新和县) as the official romanized name, also transliterated from Uyghur as Toksu County (Uyghur: توقسۇ ناھىيىسى‎; Chinese: 托克苏县), is a county in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, and is under the administration of the Aksu Prefecture. It contains an area of 5,821 km2 (2,248 sq mi). According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 140,000.

Name [ edit ]

The county's original name Toksu was changed into Xinhe in 1941. "Xinhe" is the abbreviation of "Xinjiang Heping" (新疆和平), literally "Xinjiang Peace."[1]

Transportation [ edit ]

Xinhe is served by the Southern Xinjiang Railway.

Coordinates: 41°33′01″N82°37′00″E / 41.55028°N 82.61667°E / 41.55028; 82.61667

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