Koko Nor

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Ko·ko Nor

 (kō′kō′ nôr′)

Koko Nor

(ˈkəʊˈkəʊ ˈnɔː) or

Kuku Nor

(Placename) a lake in W China, in Qinghai province in the NE Tibetan Highlands at an altitude of about 3000 m (10 000 ft): the largest lake in China. Area: about 4100 sq km (1600 sq miles). Chinese name: Qinghai


or Ch'ing•hai


1. a province in NW China. 4,740,000; 278,400 sq. mi. (721,000 sq. km). Cap.: Xining.
2. Also called Koko Nor. a salt lake in NE Qinghai province. 2300 sq. mi. (5950 sq. km).