Orku District

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Orku

乌尔禾区ئورقۇ رايونى
Orku in Karamay
Orku in Karamay
Karamay in Xinjiang
Karamay in Xinjiang
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionXinjiang
Prefecture-level cityKaramay
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Orku District (simplified Chinese: 乌尔禾区; traditional Chinese: 烏爾禾區; pinyin: Wū'ěrhé Qū; Uyghur: ئورقۇ رايونى, Орқу Райони‎, ULY: Orqu Rayoni, UYY: Ork̡u Rayoni?) is a district within the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administrative jurisdiction of the Karamay City. It contains an area of 2,229 km2 (861 sq mi). According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 10,000.

Orku District is supplied with water by the Baiyang River and the Irtysh–Karamay Canal. The canal's Fengcheng Reservoir is located at the northern border of the district, about 15 km (9.3 mi) north of the district's main urban area.

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Coordinates: 46°05′20″N 85°41′38″E / 46.089°N 85.694°E / 46.089; 85.694