Location in Xinjiang
|Established||26 February 2016|
|• Total||687.13 km2 (265.30 sq mi)|
|• Density||69/km2 (180/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard Time)|
|Alternative Chinese name|
Kunyu is a county-level city in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China. It is geographically located in Hotan Prefecture of Southern Xinjiang, but is directly administered by the Xinjiang regional government.
The city was formerly the settled and cultivated areas of the 224th Regiment of the 14th Division of the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC). In January 2016, the State Council of China approved the establishment of Kunyu City and it was officially established on 26 February 2016. It covers an area of 687.13 square kilometres (265.30 sq mi), is located 78 kilometres (48 mi) from Hotan city and is known for its Hotan dates.
"Regiment One Pasture" (兵团一牧场), located within Qira County, is part of Kunyu.
"Regiment 225" (兵团二二五团), located within Yutian/Keriya County, is part of Kunyu.