Location in Xinjiang
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|• Total||14,394 km2 (5,558 sq mi)|
|• Density||15/km2 (38/sq mi)|
Usu as the official romanized name and transliterated from Mongolian, also known as Wusu, is a county-level city with more than 100,000 residents in Xinjiang, China. It is a part of Tacheng Prefecture of Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture. Oil-production is a major part of the economy while the county is an oasis in the Dzungarian Basin. Wusu lies between the major cities of Bole and Shihezi in Northern Xinjiang and west of Ürümqi and Kuitun, south of Karamay.
Wusu is served by China National Highway 312, the Northern Xinjiang and the Second Ürümqi-Jinghe Railways.
Ethnic townships (民族乡)