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Xayar County

Xayar County

沙雅县شايار ناھىيىسى
Location of Shayar County (red) within Aksu Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Location of Shayar County (red) within Aksu Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionXinjiang
PrefectureAksu
Area
 • Total31,868 km2 (12,304 sq mi)
Population
(2004)
 • Total210,000
 • Density6.6/km2 (17/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Xayar County
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese沙雅县
Traditional Chinese沙雅縣
Uyghur name
Uyghurشايار ناھىيىسى

Xayar County, formerly as Shayar County[1] is a county in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Aqsu Prefecture. It contains an area of 31,868 km2 (12,304 sq mi). According to the 2004 census it has a population of 210,000.

Footnotes

  1. ^ The official spelling is "Shayar" according to 中国地名录. Beijing: SinoMaps Press. 1997. p. 313. ISBN 7-5031-1718-4.