Kuqa (Kucha) is in Uyghur and Kuche in Chinese. It is the biggest county of Aksu Prefecture which is consists of 9 towns,and 6 townships. It is located east of Aksu Prefecture, north of Tarim Basin, and to the central part of Tianshan Mountain.
It’s total covered an area is 14,528.74 square kilometres, and total population of 405,894 (2003) people living in Kuqa which is consist of 14 ethnic groups ( Uyghur, Han, Hui, Kirgiz, Kazak, Mongolian, Russia, Xibe, Man, Uzbekis, and est).
|Kucha Yearly Average Temperature by Month|
|Average Maximum Temperature (ºC)||-1.4||4.4||12.6||21.4||26.8||30.2||32.0||31.0||26.4||18.9||9.0||0.5|
|Average Minimum Temperature (ºC)||-12.0||-6.3||1.6||9.2||14.0||16.9||18.7||17.5||12.8||5.4||-2.1||-9.4|