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Full nameArtux
Native nameارتىش
Settlement typeCounty-level city
PrefectureKizilsu (Kirghiz)
Total Area6059.4 sq mi (15698 km2)
Total Population210000 (2003)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)

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Artux, Atush or Atushi ( ; ; Kyrgyz: ارتىش Артыш) is a county-level city in Xinjiang. The area is 15,509 km2 and the total population is 200,000 (2002). Artux is the seat of Kizilsu Kirghiz Autonomous Prefecture.

Is situated south of the Tianshan mountains, in the northwest part of the Tarim Basin.

The city's annual mean temperature is 12 ℃, precipitation 80 millimeters.

Artux's economy is primarily agriculture, the agricultural

products are mainly cotton, grapes, and sheep.

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