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(ˈhəʊˈtæn) ,




1. (Placename) an oasis in W China, in the Taklimakan Shamo desert of central Xinjiang, around the seasonal Hotan River
2. (Placename) the chief town of this oasis, situated at the foot of the Kunlun Mountains. Pop: 114 000 (2006 est)
Also called: Khotan or Hetian
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They were flown the long way around China to Hotan situated at the southernmost edge of the Taklamakan Desert, just north of the Himalayas.
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AKIpress correspondent was unable to obtain information about presence of ethnic Kyrgyz in the centers in Wensu and Hotan. Responders either denied or evasively answered such questions.
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On Tuesday night, state broadcaster ChinaCentral Television aired a 20-minute current affairs programme purportedly showing footage inside vocational training facilities in the southern oasis city of Hotan.
For example, the poplar forest covering an area of 31,840 hectares in Hotan, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, generates an annual income of 672 million yuan ($98 million), according to the National Forestry and Grassland Administration.
Muhemet, a stocky man who ran a restaurant in Hotan before fleeing China this year, said he spent seven months in a police cell and more than two months in the camp without ever being charged with a crime.