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Nilka County
نىلقا ناھىيسى · 尼勒克县
Nilka County (red) within Ili Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Nilka County (red) within Ili Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Nilka is located in Dzungaria
Nilka
Nilka
Location of the seat in Xinjiang
Coordinates: 43°48′01″N 82°30′42″E / 43.8002°N 82.5118°E / 43.8002; 82.5118Coordinates: 43°48′01″N 82°30′42″E / 43.8002°N 82.5118°E / 43.8002; 82.5118
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionXinjiang
Autonomous prefectureIli
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Nilka County
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese尼勒克县
Traditional Chinese尼勒克縣
Alternative Chinese name
Simplified Chinese巩哈县
Traditional Chinese鞏哈縣
Uyghur name
Uyghurنىلقا ناھىيسى

The Nilka County is a county situated within the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture. It contains an area of 10,121 km2 (3,908 sq mi). According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 150,000.

Administrative division

There are 1 town in the Nilka County, which are as follows:

N Uyghur Name Uyghur latin alphabet Name English name Chinese name Number of communities Population (thousand) Land area (km2)
1 نىلقا بازىرى Nilqa Baziri Nilqa Town 尼勒克镇 10 31.9 84.67

There are 10 townships in Nilka County, which are as follows:

N Uyghur Name Uyghur latin alphabet English name Chinese name Number of communities Population (thousand) Land area (km2)
1 ئۆزەن يېزىسى Özen Yézisi Ozen Township 乌赞乡 7 16.3 458
2 كېلەڭ يېزىسى Kéleng Yézisi Keleng Township 克令乡 7 11.2 372
3 ياقائۇلاستاي يېزىسى Yaqaulastay Yézisi Yaqaulastay Township 加哈乌拉斯台乡 6 8.5 479.33
4 قاراسۇ يېزىسى Qarasu Yézisi Qarasu Township 喀拉苏乡 8 13.5 575.2
5 سۇپتاي يېزىسى Suptay Yézisi Suptay Township 苏布台乡 4 6.9 229
6 قاراتۆپە يېزىسى Qaratöpe Yézisi Qaratope Township 喀拉托别乡 4 9.1 1075.2
7 قۇجۇرتاي يېزىسى Qujurtay Yézisi Qujurtay Township 胡吉尔台乡 9 10.3 471.87
8 ئۇلاستاي يېزىسى Ulastay Yézisi Ulastay Township 乌拉斯台乡 7 9.8 80
9 مىس يېزىسى Mis Yézisi Mis Township 木斯乡 9 13 394
10 كۆكخوتقور موڭغۇل يېزىسى Kökxotqor Mongghul Yézisi Kokxotqor Mongol Township 科克浩特浩尔蒙古族乡 10 14.6 668