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Encyclopedia > Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County

Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County (Uyghur Yengi Yezik̢: Taxk̢urƣan; Simplified Chinese: 塔什库尔干塔吉克自治县; Pinyin: Tǎshìkù'ěrgàn Tǎjíkè zìzhìxiàn; Sariquli Tajik in IPA: tɔʃqyrʁɔn tuʤik ɔftunum nɔja; sometimes spelled Tashkorgan, Tashkurghan etc.) is one of the counties of Kashgar Prefecture in western Xinjiang. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Uyghur (‎/Uyghurche//, or ‎/Uyghur tili//)[1] is a Turkic language spoken by the Uyghur people in Xinjiang (also called East Turkestan or Uyghurstan), formerly also “Sinkiang” and “Chinese Turkestan,” a Central Asian region administered by China. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... Sarikoli is member of the Pamir subgroup of the Southeastern Iranian languages spoken in the Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County in southern Xinjiang Province, China. ... Articles with similar titles include the NATO phonetic alphabet, which has also informally been called the “International Phonetic Alphabet”. For information on how to read IPA transcriptions of English words, see IPA chart for English. ... Kashgar Prefecture (simplified Chinese: 喀什地区; pinyin: Kāshí DìqÅ«; Uyghur: قەشقەر ۋىلايىتى) is located in mid-western Xinjiang, China. ... For the county in Shanxi province, see Xinjiang County. ...

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Geography

Taxkorgan County is located in the eastern part of the Pamir Plateau, where the Kunlun, Kara Kunlun, Hindukush and Tian Shan mountains come together, at the borders with Afghanistan (Wakhan Corridor), Tajikistan (Gorno-Badakhshan Province) and Pakistani-controlled Kashmir. The county seat is the city of Tashkorgan. A photograph of Ismail Samani Peak (then known as Peak Communism) taken in 1989. ... Region containing Kunlun Mountains The Kunlun mountain range (崑崙山) is one of the longest mountain chains in Asia, extending more than 3000 km. ... The Hindu Kush or Hindukush (هندوکش in Persian) is a mountain range in Afghanistan as well as in the Northern Areas of Pakistan. ... The Tian Shan (Chinese: 天山; Pinyin: Tiān Shān; celestial mountains) mountain range is located in Central Asia, in the border region of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region of western China. ... The Wakhan Corridor or Wakhan Salient (also spelt as Vakhan; وخان in Persian) is a narrow (in some places less than 10 mi. ... Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province (GBAP) (Вилояти Мухтори Кӯҳистони Бадахшон/Viloyati Mukhtori Kuhistoni Badakhshon or ولایت مختار کوهستان بدخشان in Tajik) is a mountainous province of Tajikistan. ... Kashmir (or Cashmere) may refer to: Kashmir region, the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent India, Kashmir conflict, the territorial dispute between India, Pakistan, and the China over the Kashmir region. ... Overview of the Karakoram Highway This article is about the town on the Silk Road in western China. ...


The territorial expansion of the county is 178 km from north to south, and 140 km from east to west, the total area is about 52,400 km², at an average altitude above 4,000 metres.


The second-highest mountain of the world, Mount Qogir ("K2"; Simplified Chinese: 乔戈里峰; Pinyin: Qiáogēlǐ Fēng; 8611 m) is located in Taxkorgan, as well as the Mutzagata (Chinese: 慕士塔格峰; Pinyin: Mùshìtǎgé Fēng; 7546 m) and the Kongur Tagh (Simplified Chinese: 公格尔山; Pinyin: Gōnggé'ěr Shān; 7719 m). The two main rivers are the Taxkorgan River and the Tiznap (or Tiznef) River (Chinese: 提孜那甫河). There are several hot springs and resources of gold, iron, and copper. K2 is the second-highest mountain on Earth. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... Muztagata (Chinese language: 慕士塔格峰; pinyin: MùshìtÇŽgé FÄ“ng) is the third highest peak of the Kunlun Mountains in China. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... Kongur Tagh (also referred to as Kongur or Kongur Shan) is the highest peak of the Kunlun Mountains in China. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ...


Climate

The average temperature is 3.3 °C, with summer maximums around 32 °C and winter minimums around -39 °C; average precipitation is 68.3 mm.


Population

The total population of Taxkorgan is 27800, among them 84% Tajiks, 4% Han and 12% other nationalities. (Figures of 1995) It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Tajiks. ...


History

During the Han dynasty, Taxkorgan was known as Puli(Púlí 蒲犁); during the Tang dynasty, it was a protectorate of the Parthians, during the Yuan dynasty it was part of the Chaghatai empire. Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County was created in 1954 and is part of the district of Kashgar. Han Dynasty in 87 BC Capital Changan (202 BC–9 AD) Luoyang (25 AD–190 AD) Language(s) Chinese Religion Taoism, Confucianism Government Monarchy History  - Establishment 206 BC  - Battle of Gaixia; Han rule of China begins 202 BC  - Interruption of Han rule 9 - 24  - Abdication to Cao Wei 220... For fruit, see tamarind. ... China under the Tang Dynasty (yellow) and its sphere of influence Capital Changan (618–904) Luoyang (904-907) Language(s) Chinese Religion Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism Government Monarchy Emperor  - 618-626 Emperor Gaozu  - 684, 705-710 Emperor Zhongzong  - 684, 710-712 Emperor Ruizong  - 904-907 Emperor Ai History  - Li Yuan... The four successor Khanates of the Mongol Empire Capital Dadu Language(s) Mongolian Chinese Government Monarchy Emperor  - 1260-1294 Kublai Khan  - 1333-1370 (Cont. ... The four successor Khanates of the Mongol Empire: Empire of the Great Khan (Yuan Dynasty), Golden Horde, Il-Khanate and Chagatai Khanate Chagatai Khan (alternative spellings Chagata, Chugta, Chagta, Djagatai, Jagatai), a son of Genghis Khan (1206–1227), controlled the part of the Mongol Empire which extended from the Ili... Location of Kashgar Kashgars Sunday market Kashgar (also spelled Cascar[1]) (Uyghur: /; Chinese: ; pinyin: , ), is an oasis city in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of the Peoples Republic of China. ...


Main villages

Conventional Sariquli Tajik
(in IPA)
Uyghur
(K̢ona Yezik̢)
Uyghur
(Yengi Yezik̢)
Chinese Pinyin
Taxkorgan tɔʃqyrʁɔn Taxk̢urƣan 塔什库尔干 Tǎshìkù'ěrgàn
ta
Tiznap tiznef Tiznap 提孜那甫 Tízīnàfǔ
ðavðɔr
waʧa
baldir
marjɔŋ
bryŋsol
tyŋ
quʁuʃluʁ
mazur muʧaŋ Mazar 麻扎 Mázhā
mulin ʧaŋ

Uyghur (‎/Uyghurche//, or ‎/Uyghur tili//)[1] is a Turkic language spoken by the Uyghur people in Xinjiang (also called East Turkestan or Uyghurstan), formerly also “Sinkiang” and “Chinese Turkestan,” a Central Asian region administered by China. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... Overview of the Karakoram Highway Tashkurgan is the name of a town and the surrounding district in western Xinjiang, China // Tashkurgan is a Uighur name that means Stone Fortress or Stone Tower. ...

Transportation

The county is served by Karakoram Highway, which runs through Tashkorgan City. Karakoram Highway route map The highest point on the highway: the Khunjerab Pass The Karakoram Highway (KKH) is the highest paved international road in the world. ... Overview of the Karakoram Highway This article is about the town on the Silk Road in western China. ...


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Taxkorgan Information Center - taxkorgan xinjiang (192 words)
The two main rivers are the Taxkorgan River and the Tiznap (or Tiznef) River (Chinese: Tízīnàfǔ Hé 提孜那甫河).
During the Han dynasty, Taxkorgan was known as Púlí 蒲犁; during the Tang dynasty, it was a protectorate of the Parthians, during the Yuan dynasty it was part of the Chaghatai empire.
The Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County was created in 1954 and is part of the Kashgar district.
Ethnologue: China (13187 words)
Northeastern Guangxi in Quanzhou, Gongcheng, and Guanyang counties, and in the southern Hunan counties Lingling and Daoxian.
In Guizhou Province Mien are in Rongjiang, Congjiang, and Libo counties; in Guangdong, in Ruyuan County.
Eastern and southeastern Yunnan in the Qujing District and in Honghe Hani-Yi Autonomous Prefecture and Wenshan Zhuang-Miao Autonomous Prefecture.
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