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Xayar County

Xayar County
沙雅县شايار ناھىيىسى
Location of Shayar County within Xinjiang, China
Location of Shayar County within Xinjiang, China
Country China
Province Xinjiang
Prefecture-level divisions Aksu Prefecture
 • 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)

The Shayar (Xayar) County (Chinese: 沙雅县; pinyin: Shāyǎ Xiàn; Uyghur: شايار ناھىيىسى, Шайар Наһийиси‎, ULY: Shayar Nahiyisi, UYY: Xayar Nah̡iyisi?)[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. According to the 2004 census it has a population of 210,000.


  1. ^ The official spelling is "Shayar" according to Zhōngguó dìmínglù 中国地名录 (Beijing, SinoMaps Press 中国地图出版社 1997); ISBN 7-5031-1718-4; p. 313.