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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 China Standard (UTC+8)

Lop County (Uyghur: لوپ ناھىيىسى, Лоп Наһийиси‎, ULY: Lop Nahiyisi, UYY: Lop Nah̡iyisi?; Chinese: 洛浦县; pinyin: Luòpǔ Xiàn) 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.