Definitions for "Altay Prefecture"
Altay Prefecture (simplified Chinese: 阿勒泰地区; pinyin: Ālètài Dìqū; Uyghur: ئالتاي ۋىلايىتى / Altay Vilayiti) is located in northern Xinjiang, China. It has a area of 118,015 km² and a population of 561,667 (2000). It is a part of Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture.