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图木舒克市 · تۇمشۇق شەھىرى
Sub-prefecture-level city
Tumxuk (red) in Xinjiang (orange)
Tumxuk (red) in Xinjiang (orange)
Tumxuk̂ is located in Xinjiang
Location of the city centre in Xinjiang
Country People's Republic of China
Region Xinjiang
 • Total 1,927 km2 (744 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2007)
 • Total 110,000
 • Density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
A Serindian art Buddha statue from Tumshuq, Xinjiang. 5th century.

Tumxuk or Tumushuke (simplified Chinese: 图木舒克; traditional Chinese: 圖木舒克; pinyin: Túmùshūkè; Uyghur: تۇمشۇق‎, ULY: Tumshuq, UYY: Tumxuk̡?; also known as Tumushuk, Tumshuq, etc.)[1] is a sub-prefecture-level city in the western part of Xinjiang, People's Republic of China, surrounded by Kaxgar Prefecture.

See also


  1. ^ The official spelling is "Tumxuk" according to Zhōngguó dìmínglù 中国地名录 (Beijing, SinoMaps Press 中国地图出版社 1997); ISBN 7-5031-1718-4; p. 312.

External links

  • Tumxuk Government website(Chinese)
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