Yizhou District, Hami

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伊州区ئىۋىرغول رايونى
Location of Yizhou (red) in Hami (yellow) and Xinjiang
Location of Yizhou (red) in Hami (yellow) and Xinjiang
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Prefecture-level cityKomul
Township-level divisions3 subdistricts
2 towns
7 townships
Municipal seatSherqi osteng Subdistrict (东河区街道)
 • Total472,175
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Yizhou (Uyghur: ئىۋىرغول رايونى, Ивирғол‎, ULY: Iwirghol; Chinese: 伊州[1][2]; pinyin: Yīzhōu), is the central district of the Hami prefecture-level city, in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China. Its population was 472,175 at the end of 2010. It was known as Hami county-level city until February 2016, when it was merged with the Hami Prefecture to form the Hami prefecture-level city, and the county-level city was renamed Yizhou District. Xingxingxia (Singsingsia) town (星星峡) is located on the border with Gansu.


  1. ^ E. Bretschneider (1876). Notices of the Mediæval Geography and History of Central and Western Asia. Trübner & Company. pp. 110–.
  2. ^ Journal of the North-China Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society. The Branch. 1876. pp. 184–.

Coordinates: 42°49′50″N 93°30′19″E / 42.8306°N 93.5053°E / 42.8306; 93.5053