Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture

Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture (Chinese: 昌吉回族自治州; Uighur: سانجى خۇيزۇ ئاپتونوم ئوبلاستى) is an autonomous prefecture for Hui people in the middle north of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Western China. The prefecture has an area of 77,129 km2 (29,780 sq mi) and its seat is Changji City.

Changji Prefecture

昌吉州 · سانجى ئوبلاستى
Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture
昌吉回族自治州
سانجى خۇيزۇ ئاپتونوم ئوبلاستى
Fukang City in the prefecture
Fukang City in the prefecture
Changji Prefecture (red) in Xinjiang (orange)
Changji Prefecture (red) in Xinjiang (orange)
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionXinjiang
Prefectural seatChangji
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
ISO 3166 codeCN-XJ-23
Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture
Chinese name
Chinese昌吉回族自治州
Uyghur name
Uyghurسانجى خۇيزۇ ئاپتونوم ئوبلاستى

SubdivisionsEdit

Changji directly controls 2 county-level cities, 4 counties and 1 autonomous county.

Map
Name Hanzi Hanyu Pinyin Xiao'erjing Uyghur (UEY) Uyghur Latin (ULY) Population (2010 Census) Area (km2) Density (/km2)
Changji City 昌吉市 Chāngjí Shì ﭼْﺎکِ شِ سانجى شەھىرى Sanji Shehiri 426,253 7,981 53.40
Fukang City 阜康市 Fùkāng Shì ﻓُﻮْﻛْﺎ شِ فۇكاڭ شەھىرى Fukang Shehiri 165,006 8,545 19.31
Hutubi County 呼图壁县 Hūtúbì Xiàn خُوتُوبِ ﺷِﯿًﺎ قۇتۇبى ناھىيىسى Qutubi Nahiyisi 210,201 9,518 22.08
Manas County 玛纳斯县 Mǎnàsī Xiàn مَانَاسِ ﺷِﯿًﺎ ماناس ناھىيىسى Manas Nahiyisi 237,558 9,154 25.95
Qitai County 奇台县 Qítái Xiàn ٿِتَیْ ﺷِﯿًﺎ گۇچۇڭ ناھىيىسى Guchung Nahiyisi 210,566 16,709 12.60
Jimsar County 吉木萨尔县 Jímùsà'ěr Xiàn کِمُوسَاعَر ﺷِﯿًﺎ جىمىسار ناھىيىسى Jimisar Nahiyisi 113,284 8,170 13.86
Mori Kazakh Autonomous County 木垒哈萨克自治县 Mùlěi Hāsàkè Zìzhìxiàn مُولِؤ هَاسَاکْ ذِجِشِیًا مورى قازاق ئاپتونوم ناھىيىسى Mori Qazaq Aptonom Nahiyisi 65,719 13,582 4.83
  • Defunct: Miquan (county-level city)

DemographicsEdit

According to the 2010 census, Changji had a population of 1,428,587 inhabitants, with a population density of 19.4 inhabitants per km2. Its population in the 2000 census was 1,503,097. Part of the change in population is due to boundary changes, for example, the formerly county-level city Miquan was merged into Midong District and became part of Ürümqi in 2007. The population in 2000 minus Miquan was 1,322,145.[1]

Nationality 2000[2] 2010[3]
Population % Population %
Han 1,075,852 75.31% 1,129,384 73.91%
Hui 136,013 9.52% 176,563 11.55%
Kazakh 119,942 8.40% 133,286 8.72%
Uyghur 58,984 4.13% 63,606 4.16%
Total 1,428,587 100% 1,528,097 100%

Sister citiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CHĀNGJÍ HUÍZÚ ZÌZHÌZHŌU (Hui Autonomous Prefecture) Subdivision". City Population.
  2. ^ 2000年人口普查中国民族人口资料,民族出版社. 2003. ISBN 7-105-05425-5.
  3. ^ Stanley W. Toops (August 2012). Susan M. Walcott; Corey Johnson (eds.). Eurasian Corridors of Interconnection: From the South China to the Caspian Sea. Routledge. pp. 65–66. ISBN 978-1135078751.

Coordinates: 44°01′N 87°19′E / 44.01°N 87.31°E / 44.01; 87.31