Hoxud County

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Hoxud County

和硕县
خوشۇت ناھىيىسى
Location of Hoxud County (red) within Bayingolin Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Location of Hoxud County (red) within Bayingolin Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Hoxud is located in Xinjiang
Hoxud
Hoxud
Location of the seat in Xinjiang
Coordinates: 42°16′N 86°51′E / 42.267°N 86.850°E / 42.267; 86.850Coordinates: 42°16′N 86°51′E / 42.267°N 86.850°E / 42.267; 86.850
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionXinjiang
Autonomous prefectureBayingolin
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Websitewww.hoxut.gov.cn
Hoxud County
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese和硕县
Traditional Chinese和碩縣
Mongolian name
Mongolian CyrillicХошууд сиан
Mongolian scriptᠬᠣᠱᠤᠳ ᠰᠢᠨ
Uyghur name
Uyghurخوشۇت ناھىيىسى

Hoxud County is a county in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Bayin'gholin Mongol Autonomous Prefecture. It contains an area of 12,753 km2 (4,924 sq mi). According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 60,000.

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