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Akto County

Akto County
ئاقتو ناھىيىسى
ﺍﻗﺘﻮﻭ وودانى
Location of the county
Location of the county
Country China
Province Xinjiang
Prefecture-level divisions Kizilsu Kirghiz Autonomous Prefecture
County seat Akto town
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
A camel near Karakul Lake, Akto County

Akto County (Kyrgyz: ﺍﻗﺘﻮﻭ وودانى/Актоо ооданы; Chinese: 阿克陶县; pinyin: Ākètáo Xiàn; Uyghur: ئاقتو ناھىيىسى‎, ULY: Aqto Nahiyisi, UYY: Ak̡to Nah̡iyisi?) is a county in Kizilsu Kirghiz Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang, China. It contains an area of 24,107 km2. According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 170,000.

The westernmost county in China, Akto County borders on Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.


Akto is served by the Kashgar-Hotan Railway.

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