Aksai Chin

Aksai Chin is a region administered by China as part of its Xinjiang and Tibet autonomous regions (mostly as part of Hotan County, Hotan Prefecture in Xinjiang[2]), and constituting the eastern portion of the larger Kashmir region which has been the subject of a dispute between India and China since the late 1950s.[3]

Aksai Chin
Region administered by China as part of Xinjiang and Tibet
Sign for a Chinese Army service station in Tianshuihai, Aksai Chin
A map of the disputed Kashmir region showing the Chinese-administered territory of Aksai Chin
Coordinates: 35.0°N 79.0°E / 35.0; 79.0
Administered byChina
Area
  Total38,000 km2 (14,700 sq mi)