Shawan County

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Shawan County

沙湾县
ساۋەن ناھىيىسى
Location of Shawan County (red) within Tacheng Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Location of Shawan County (red) within Tacheng Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionXinjiang
PrefectureTacheng
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Shawan County
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese沙湾县
Traditional Chinese沙灣縣
Uyghur name
Uyghurساۋەن ناھىيىسى

Shawan County, also transliterated from Chinese to Uyghur as Savan County, is a county situated in the north of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Tacheng Prefecture. It has an area of 12,468 km2 (4,814 sq mi) with a population of 200,000.[when?] The Postcode is 832100.

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Coordinates: 44°21′N 85°37′E / 44.350°N 85.617°E / 44.350; 85.617