Kargilik County

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Yecheng County

叶城县قاغىلىق ناھىيىسى

Karghalik; Yehcheng
Location of Kargilik County (red) within Kashgar Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Location of Kargilik County (red) within Kashgar Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Kargilik is located in Xinjiang
Kargilik
Kargilik
Location of the seat in Xinjiang
Coordinates: 37°53′06″N 77°24′47″E / 37.88500°N 77.41306°E / 37.88500; 77.41306Coordinates: 37°53′06″N 77°24′47″E / 37.88500°N 77.41306°E / 37.88500; 77.41306
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionXinjiang
PrefectureKashgar Prefecture
SeatKargilik Town
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Yecheng County
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese叶城县
Traditional Chinese葉城縣
Alternative Chinese name
Simplified Chinese喀格勒克县
Traditional Chinese喀格勒克縣
Uyghur name
Uyghurقاغىلىق ناھىيىسى

Yecheng County (Chinese: 叶城县) as the official romanized name, also transliterated from Uyghur as Kagilik County (Uyghur: قاغىلىق ناھىيىسى‎; Chinese: 喀格勒克县), is a county in southwest of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Kashgar Prefecture. It contains an area of 28,600 km². According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 370,000.

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