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Yizhou (Uyghur: ئىۋىرغول رايونى, Ивирғол‎, ULY: Iwirghol; Chinese: 伊州[1][2]; pinyin: Yīzhōu), is the central district of the Hami prefecture-level city, in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China. Its population was 472,175 at the end of 2010. It was known as Hami county-level city until February 2016, when it was merged with the Hami Prefecture to form the Hami prefecture-level city, and the county-level city was renamed Yizhou District. Xingxingxia (Singsingsia) town (星星峡) is located on the border with Gansu.

Yizhou

伊州区ئىۋىرغول رايونى
Location of Yizhou (red) in Hami (yellow) and Xinjiang
Location of Yizhou (red) in Hami (yellow) and Xinjiang
CountryPeople's Republic of China
RegionXinjiang
Prefecture-level cityKomul
Township-level divisions3 subdistricts
2 towns
7 townships
Municipal seatSherqi osteng Subdistrict (东河区街道)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total472,175
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ E. Bretschneider (1876). Notices of the Mediæval Geography and History of Central and Western Asia. Trübner & Company. pp. 110–.
  2. ^ Journal of the North-China Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society. The Branch. 1876. pp. 184–.


Coordinates: 42°49′50″N 93°30′19″E / 42.8306°N 93.5053°E / 42.8306; 93.5053