Karakax County

The circle Karakax (墨玉县; Pinyin: Moyu Xiàn; Uighur: قاراقاش ناھىيىسى / Karakaş Nahiyisi ) is a county of the district of Hotan in southern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in the northwest of the People 's Republic of China. It has an area of 25,789 km ² and has 440,000 inhabitants.

The site of Mazhatage - defense system ( Mazhatage Shubao zhi麻 扎塔格 戍 堡 址) is on the list of monuments of the People's Republic of China ( 6-219 ) since 2006.