Kucha

former country in present-day China

Kucha (Uyghur: كۇچار‎, simplified Chinese: 龟兹; traditional Chinese: 龜茲; pinyin: Qiūcí[1]) was an ancient Buddhist kingdom in Xinjiang (East Turkestan).

Xinjiang province, China; Kucha is pink; Aksu in yellow

It was on the Silk Road.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "中印佛教交通史". Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2019-07-24.