Wuqia County

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Wuqia County

乌恰县 (Chinese)
ۇلۇۇچات وودانى‎ (Kyrgyz)
ئۇلۇغچات ناھىيىسى‎ (Uighur)

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Wuqia/Ulugqat County (red) within Kizilsu Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Wuqia/Ulugqat County (red) within Kizilsu Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Wuqia is located in Xinjiang
Wuqia
Wuqia
Location of the seat in Xinjiang
Coordinates: 39°43′09″N 75°15′33″E / 39.7191°N 75.2592°E / 39.7191; 75.2592Coordinates: 39°43′09″N 75°15′33″E / 39.7191°N 75.2592°E / 39.7191; 75.2592
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionXinjiang
Autonomous prefectureKizilsu
Area
 • Total18,758 km2 (7,243 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)[citation needed]
 • Total40,000
 • Density2.1/km2 (5.5/sq mi)
Wuqia County
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese乌恰县
Traditional Chinese烏恰縣
Alternative Chinese name
Simplified Chinese乌鲁克恰提县
Traditional Chinese烏魯克恰提縣
Uyghur name
Uyghurئۇلۇغچات ناھىيىسى
Kyrgyz name
Kyrgyzۇلۇۇچات وودانى
Улуучат ооданы
Uluuçat oodanı

Wuqia County as the official romanized name, also transliterated from Kyrgyz as Uluqqat County, is a county in the far western Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Kizilsu Kirghiz Autonomous Prefecture, bordering Kyrgyzstan's Osh Region to the west and Naryn Region to the north. It contains an area of 18,758 km2 (7,243 sq mi). According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 40,000.