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Xinjiang

Autonomous Region:           

Xinjiang

Official Name:

Xīnjiāngzìzhìqū

Status:

Autonomous Region

Chinese Characters:

Population Figure:    

approx. 19,4 million

Area:

approx. 1,6 square kilometer

Location:       

North-West China

Adjacent provinces: Tibet, Qinghai, Gansu

Adjacent countries: Russia, Mongolia, Tadzhikistan, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan Kygyzstan, Pakistan, India

Capital City:

Ürümqi

Sights:

Kashgar is well worth seeing and not as secluded as one might think

Kashgar’s bazar very enjoyable

Tianchi-Lake (Lake of the Sky) is a blue lake surrounded by mountains and located 120 km eastern of Ürümqi.


Karakorum-Highway is synonymous for the old Silk Road and still one of the most fascinating traveling destinations in the

General Information:           

China’s biggest province

40% of its population are Han-Chinese

60% of its population belongs to National Minority Groups

Xinjiang houses around 50 minority groups such as Uigurs, Russians, Mongols, Manchurians, Kirghizs, Usbeks…

Important cities: Turpan, Urumqi, Kashgar

Links:

http://www.china.org.cn/english/
Information about Xinjiang on china.org .cn
www.xj.gov.cn
Xinjiang’s official website

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