Karakax
in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
37.272 and 79.737 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 37° 16' 20" and E 79° 44' 14"
Currency and Currency Code:
Yuan Renminbi - CNY
Spoken languages:
Chinese, Uighur, Zhuang
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 07:00 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Asia/Shanghai
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:23 am and 9:53 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.155 and -109.432 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hanga Roa
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for China in Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 4,1 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to China.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning China. Last Update: 2020-05-28 07:21:35

Explore Karakax

Karakax in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is a city in China about 1,974 mi (or 3,177 km) west of Beijing, the country's capital.

Local time in Karakax is now 07:00 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Shanghai with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 1 airports in the vicinity of Karakax. The closest airport in China is Hotan Airport in a distance of 18 mi (or 28 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Layka, Nu'erbage, Hotan, Lop and Qira. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 88 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Evening Temperature 33°C / 91 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 11%
Air Pressure 1005 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Friday, 29th of May 2020

33°C (91 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 30th of May 2020

31°C (88 °F)
26°C (80 °F)
Overcast clouds, fresh breeze.

Sunday, 31st of May 2020

30°C (85 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Karakax County

Moyu (Karakax) County or Qaraqash County is a county within the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Hotan Prefecture. It contains an area of 25,667 km. According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 420,000.

Located at 37.2833, 79.7 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
County-level divisions of Xinjiang, Hotan Prefecture


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Moyu, Halahashih, Qarakash, Ha-la-k’o-shih, K’o-la-k’o-shih, Ha-la-k’a-shih, Qara Qash, K’a-la-k’a-shih, Mo-yü-hsien, Kara-kasch, Mo-yü-chen, Kara kash, Karakax, Kalakashi, Kalakashi Zhen, K̩arak̩ax, Qaraqash, قاراقاش, Қарақаш, 喀拉喀什, 喀拉喀什镇