Zhaosu County

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Zhaosu County

昭苏县 · موڭغۇلكۈرە ناھىيىسى
Zhaosu County (red) within Ili Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Zhaosu County (red) within Ili Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Coordinates: 43°09′26″N 81°07′52″E / 43.1573°N 81.1310°E / 43.1573; 81.1310Coordinates: 43°09′26″N 81°07′52″E / 43.1573°N 81.1310°E / 43.1573; 81.1310
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionXinjiang
Autonomous prefectureIli
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Zhaosu County
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese昭苏县
Traditional Chinese昭蘇縣
Hanyu PinyinZhāosū Xiàn
Alternative Chinese name
Simplified Chinese蒙古库热县
Traditional Chinese蒙古庫熱縣
Hanyu PinyinMénggǔkùrè Xiàn
Uyghur name
Uyghurموڭغۇلكۈرە ناھىيىسى
Todo Mongolian name
Todo Mongolianᠮᡆᡊᡎᡆᠯᡘᡉᠷᡄᡃ.SVG
Moŋgolküree
Mongolküre

Zhaosu County (Chinese: 昭苏县) as the official romanized name, also transliterated from Todo Mongolian as Mongolküre County (Mongolian: ᠮᡆᡊᡎᡆᠯᡘᡉᠷᡄᡃ ᠰᠢᠶᠠᠨ; Chinese: 蒙古库热县), is a county situated within the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture, bordering Kazakhstan's Almaty Region to the west. It contains an area of 10,455 km2 (4,037 sq mi). According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 150,000.