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Xayar County

Xayar County
沙雅县شايار ناھىيىسى
County
Location of Shayar County (red) within Aksu Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Location of Shayar County (red) within Aksu Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Country People's Republic of China
Autonomous region Xinjiang
Prefecture Aksu
Area
 • Total 31,868 km2 (12,304 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 210,000
 • Density 6.6/km2 (17/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Xayar County
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese 沙雅县
Traditional Chinese 沙雅縣
Uyghur name
Uyghur
شايار 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.