Tacheng Prefecture

Tacheng Prefecture is located in northern Xinjiang, People's Republic of China. It has an area of 98,824 km2 (38,156 sq mi) and a population of 935,600 (2017). It is a part of Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture. The prefecture level city of Karamay forms a separate enclave in the middle of Tacheng.

Tacheng Prefecture

塔城地区 · تارباغاتاي ۋىلايىتى

Chuguchak; Tahcheng
Usu in Tacheng Prefecture
Usu in Tacheng Prefecture
Tacheng prefecture (red) in Ili prefecture (light red) and Xinjiang (orange)
Tacheng prefecture (red) in Ili prefecture (light red) and Xinjiang (orange)
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceXinjiang
Sub-provincialIli Prefecture
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
ISO 3166 codeCN-XJ-42
Websitexjtc.gov.cn
Tacheng Prefecture
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese塔城地区
Traditional Chinese塔城地區
Alternative Chinese name
Simplified Chinese塔尔巴哈台地区
Traditional Chinese塔爾巴哈台地區
Mongolian name
Mongolian scriptᠲᠠᠷᠪᠠᠭᠠᠲᠠᠢ
Uyghur name
Uyghurتارباغاتاي ۋىلايىتى
Kazakh name
Kazakhتارباعاتاي ايماعى
Tarbaǵataı Aımaǵy
Тарбағатай аймағы

SubdivisionsEdit

Tacheng prefecture is divided into 2 county level cities, 4 counties, and 1 autonomous county.

 
# Name Hanzi Hanyu Pinyin Uyghur (UEY) Uyghur Latin (ULY) Kazakh (Arabic script) Kazakh Latin transcription Population (2010 Census) Area (km2) Density (/km2)
1 Tacheng[1] 塔城市 Tǎchéng Shì چۆچەك شەھىرى Chöchek Shehiri شاۋەشەك قالاسى Sháýeshek qalasy 161,037 4,007 40.18
2 Usu[1] 乌苏市 Wūsū Shì ۋۇسۇ شەھىرى Usu Shehiri شيحۋ قالاسى Shıhý qalasy 298,907 14,394 20.76
3 Emin County[1] 额敏县 Émǐn Xiàn دۆربىلجىن ناھىيىسى Dörbiljin Nahiyisi ءدوربىلجىن اۋدانى Dórbiljin aýdany 187,112 9,147 20.45
4 Shawan County[1] 沙湾县 Shāwān Xiàn ساۋەن ناھىيىسى Saven Nahiyisi ساۋان اۋدانى Saýan aýdany 365,196 12,460 29.30
5 Toli County 托里县 Tuōlǐ Xiàn تولى ناھىيىسى Toli Nahiyisi تولى اۋدانى Toly aýdany 93,098 19,992 4.65
6 Yumin County[1] 裕民县 Yùmín Xiàn چاغانتوقاي ناھىيىسى Chaghantoqay Nahiyisi شاعانتوعاي اۋدانى Shaǵantoǵaı aýdany 51,919 6,107 8.50
7 Hoboksar Mongol Autonomous County 和布克赛尔蒙古自治县 Hébùkèsài'ěr Měnggǔ Zìzhìxiàn ئاپتونوم ناھىيىسى قوبۇقسار موڭغۇل Qobuqsar Mongghul Aptonom Nahiyisi قوبىقسارى موڭعۇل اۆتونوميالى اۋدانى Qobyqsary Mońǵul avtonomıaly aýdany 62,100 28,784 2.15

GeographyEdit

 
Map of Tacheng (labeled as T'A-CH'ENG (CHUGUCHAK)) in the International Map of the World (1960)

See Emin Valley, Tarbagatai Mountains, Saur Mountains, Gurbantünggüt Desert.

HeadsEdit

SecretaryEdit

  • Xue Bin (薛斌)

GovernorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e The official spelling according to 中国地名录. Beijing: SinoMaps Press (中国地图出版社). 1997. ISBN 7-5031-1718-4.
  2. ^ Баспай байдың ауылында. baq.kz. Retrieved 2019-09-08.

Coordinates: 46°45′N 82°59′E / 46.75°N 82.99°E / 46.75; 82.99