Akesu

Akesu

Aksu (Uyghur: ئاقسۇ, Ақсу‎, ULY: Aqsu, UYY: Aⱪsu?; Chinese: 阿克苏; pinyin: Ākèsū), is a city in and the seat of Aksu Prefecture, Xinjiang, lying at the northern edge of the Tarim Basin. The name Aksu literally means white water (in Turkic), and is used for both the oasis town and the river.

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