Tacheng Prefecture
塔城地区 (Chinese)
تارباغاتاي ۋىلايىتى (Uyghur)
تارباعاتاي ايماعى (Kazakh)
Tarbagatay, Chuguchak, Qoqek
Usu in Tacheng Prefecture
Usu in Tacheng Prefecture
Tacheng prefecture (red) in Ili prefecture (light red) and Xinjiang (orange)
Tacheng prefecture (red) in Ili prefecture (light red) and Xinjiang (orange)
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceXinjiang
Sub-provincialIli Prefecture
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
ISO 3166 codeCN-XJ-42
Websitexjtc.gov.cn
Tacheng Prefecture
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese塔城地区
Traditional Chinese塔城地區
Alternative Chinese name
Simplified Chinese塔尔巴哈台地区
Traditional Chinese塔爾巴哈台地區
Mongolian name
Mongolian CyrillicТарвагатай тойрог
Mongolian scriptᠲᠠᠷᠪᠠᠭᠠᠲᠠᠢ ᠲᠣᠭᠤᠷᠢᠭ
Uyghur name
Uyghurتارباغاتاي ۋىلايىتى
Kazakh name
Kazakhتارباعاتاي ايماعى
Tarbaǵataı Aımaǵy
Тарбағатай аймағы

Tacheng Prefecture (Chinese: 塔城地区; pinyin: Tǎchéng dìqū) is located in northern Xinjiang, People's Republic of China. It has an area of 98,824 km2 (38,156 sq mi) and a population of 992,444 (2020). It is a part of Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture. The prefecture level city of Karamay forms a separate enclave in the middle of Tacheng.

Subdivisions

Tacheng prefecture is divided into 3 county level cities, 3 counties, and 1 autonomous county.

# Name Hanzi Hanyu Pinyin Uyghur (UEY) Uyghur Latin (ULY) Kazakh (Arabic script) Kazakh Latin transcription Population (2020 Census) Area (km2) Density (/km2)
1 Tacheng City[1] 塔城市 Tǎchéng Shì چۆچەك شەھىرى Chöchek Shehiri شاۋەشەك قالاسى Sháýeshek qalasy 158,098 3,992 39.60
2 Usu City[1] 乌苏市 Wūsū Shì شىخۇ شەھىرى Shixu Shehiri شيحۋ قالاسى Shıhý qalasy 262,906 14,394 18.26
3 Shawan City[1] 沙湾市 Shāwān Shì ساۋەن شەھىرى Saven Shehiri ساۋان قالاسى Saýan qalasy 301,046 12,458 24.16
4 Emin County[1] 额敏县 Émǐn Xiàn دۆربىلجىن ناھىيىسى Dörbiljin Nahiyisi ءدوربىلجىن اۋدانى Dórbiljin aýdany 188,642 9,158 20.60
5 Toli County 托里县 Tuōlǐ Xiàn تولى ناھىيىسى Toli Nahiyisi تولى اۋدانى Toly aýdany 85,451 19,982 4.28
6 Yumin County[1] 裕民县 Yùmín Xiàn چاغانتوقاي ناھىيىسى Chaghantoqay Nahiyisi شاعانتوعاي اۋدانى Shaǵantoǵaı aýdany 50,819 6,102 8.33
7 Hoboksar Mongol Autonomous County 和布克赛尔蒙古自治县 Hébùkèsài'ěr Měnggǔ Zìzhìxiàn قوبۇقسار موڭغۇل ئاپتونوم ناھىيىسى Qobuqsar Mongghul Aptonom Nahiyisi قوبىقسارى موڭعۇل اۆتونوميالىق اۋدانى Qobyqsary Mońǵul avtonomıaly aýdany 61,785 28,783 2.15

Demographics

Breakdown of nationalities in Tacheng Prefecture
Nationality Percentage
Han
54.7%
Kazakhs
26.7%
Huis
8.5%
Uyghurs
4.3%
Mongols
3.4%
Daurs
0.5%
Russians
0.3%
Others
1.6%
Source of the population statistics :[2]

Geography

Map of Tacheng (labeled as T'A-CH'ENG (CHUGUCHAK)) in the International Map of the World (1960)

See Emin Valley, Tarbagatai Mountains, Saur Mountains, Gurbantünggüt Desert.

Heads

Secretary

  1. Li Fengzi -1991.05
  2. Li Guimao 1991.06-1994.07
  3. Wu Qilin 1994.07-2000.04
  4. Tang Dingbang 2000.04-2004.11
  5. Peng Jiarui 2004.11-2011.07
  6. Zhang Bo 2011.07-2015.01
  7. Xue Bin since 2017.03 (薛斌)

Governors

  1. Baspaı Sholaquly Баспай Шолақұлы 1945–1952[3]
  2. Arystanbek (Арыстанбек) (阿尔斯坦别克) 1983.-1993.06
  3. Alpısbaý Raxımulı 1993.06-1997.01
  4. Qızaýjan Seýilqojaulı 1996.12-2003.01
  5. Tilepaldı Äbdiraşïd 2003.01-2008.01 zh:铁力瓦尔迪·阿不都热西提
  6. Mänen Zeýnelulı 2008.01-2012.04
  7. Aqanulı Sarqıt zh:沙尔合提·阿汗 2012.04-2016.06
  8. Muqïyat Jarmuqamet (木合亚提·加尔木哈买提)2016.06-present[4][5]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e The official spelling according to 中国地名录. Beijing: SinoMaps Press (中国地图出版社). 1997. ISBN 7-5031-1718-4.
  2. ^ 3-7 各地、州、市、县(市)分民族人口数 [3-7 Population by Nationality by Prefecture, State, City and County (City)]. tjj.xinjiang.gov.cn (in Chinese). Statistical Bureau of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. 2020-06-10. Archived from the original on 2020-11-01. Retrieved 2023-11-18.
  3. ^ Баспай байдың ауылында. baq.kz. Retrieved 2019-09-08.
  4. ^ "塔城现任地委书记、行署专员 - 塔城历任地委书记 - 塔城历届行署专员". www-hotelaah-com.translate.goog. Retrieved 2021-09-24.
  5. ^ "塔城现任地委书记、行署专员". www.sodeog.com (in Chinese (China)). Retrieved 2021-09-24.

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