Jeminay County

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Jeminay County

جېمىنەي ناھىيىسى
Location of Jeminay County (red) within Altay Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Location of Jeminay County (red) within Altay Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionXinjiang
PrefectureAltay Prefecture
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Jeminay County
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese吉木乃县
Traditional Chinese吉木乃縣
Uyghur name
Uyghurجېمىنەي ناھىيىسى
Kazakh name
Kazakhجەمەنەي اۋدانى

Kazakh Cyrillic: Жеменей ауданы

Kazakh Latin alphabet: Jemeneı aýdany

Jeminay County is a county situated in the north of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Altay Prefecture.

A road border crossing into Kazakhstan is located in Jeminay town. The Kazakh settlement across the border is Maykapchigay near Zaysan in East Kazakhstan Region.


Amongst the county's total population of 37,733, 19,090 of them were men while 18,643 were women. 13,209 people were Han Chinese while 24,524 belonged to the county's fifteen different ethnic minority groups. The Non-agricultural population has a total figure of 18,530 while the Farming population is 19,203; The Urban population accounts for 10,121 people. According to the 2005 census, the native ethnic Kazaks, accounted for more than sixty percent of the county's total population figure.

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Coordinates: 47°26′35″N 85°52′26″E / 47.443°N 85.874°E / 47.443; 85.874