Zepu County

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Zepu County

泽普县پوسكام ناھىيىسى
Location of Zepu/Poskam County (red) within Kashgar Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Location of Zepu/Poskam County (red) within Kashgar Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionXinjiang
PrefectureKashgar Prefecture
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Zepu County
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese泽普县
Traditional Chinese澤普縣
Alternative Chinese name
Simplified Chinese泽普勒善县
Traditional Chinese澤普勒善縣
Uyghur name
Uyghurپوسكام ناھىيىسى

Zepu County (Chinese: 泽普县) as the official romanized name, also transliterated from Uyghur as Poskam County (Uyghur: پوسكام ناھىيىسى‎; Chinese: 泽普勒善县) the former longer Chinese name as well, is a county in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Kashgar Prefecture. It contains an area of 985 km2 (380 sq mi). According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 180,000.

Tourism[edit]

A tourist attraction located in the county is Jinhuyang National Forest Park, rated as a AAAAA Tourist Attractions of China according to the official classification for tourist sights.[1]

Transportation[edit]

Poskam is served by China National Highway 315 and the Kashgar-Hotan Railway.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kashgar Jinhuyang Cultural and Tourism Festival kicks off". Tianshannet. October 21, 2016.

Coordinates: 38°11′44″N 77°16′20″E / 38.19556°N 77.27222°E / 38.19556; 77.27222