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Lop County

Lop County
洛浦县لوپ ناھىيىسى
County
Location of Lop County (red) within Hotan Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Location of Lop County (red) within Hotan Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Lop is located in Xinjiang
Lop
Lop
Location of the seat in Xinjiang
Coordinates: 37°04′26″N 80°11′20″E / 37.074°N 80.189°E / 37.074; 80.189
Country People's Republic of China
Autonomous region Xinjiang
Prefecture Hotan Prefecture
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Lop County
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese 洛浦县
Traditional Chinese 洛浦縣
Uyghur name
Uyghur
لوپ ناھىيىسى

Lop County is a county in the southwest of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Hotan Prefecture. It contains an area of 14,264 km2 (5,507 sq mi). According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 240,000.