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XinJiang - China City Guide

Source: ChinaTravelGood   Author: Ava  Date: 08-04 2008  
Abbreviations: new.

capital: Urumqi.

position: the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is located in northwest China, the Asia-Europe continental centres. Connecting southeast China#39;s Xinjiang, Gansu, Qinghai provinces and Tibet Autonomous Region in southern link, the other with Mongolia, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India, bordering eight countries, 54,000 km-long border line , Is China#39;s longest border line, one of the largest foreign ports provinces.

Area: total area of over 160 million square kilometers.

population: more than 17 million population.

administrative divisions: 13 autonomous regions Xianxia to states, 17 cities and 70 counties, 844 towns and townships, of which 132 towns, 670 townships and 42 nationality townships.


Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is home to the world-famous songs and dances, a land of fruits, gold jade of the state. The Eurasian continent and in the central part of the northwest area of 1.66 million square kilometers, accounting for one sixth of Chinese territory. Xinjiang is a vast country, Ditaiwubo, majestic mountains and rivers, Hanhai boundless, and monuments all over, the many ethnic, folk singular. Very rich tourism resources, tourism resources in the country a total of 68 kinds, and Xinjiang has 56 kinds, the country#39;s total tourism resources types of 83 percent. Quanjiang a total of more than 1,100 scenic spots, the first in the nation, in this broad land, glaciers and the Gobi Hanhai symbiotic Xueling, the plateau landscape contained in the Tianshan mountains and rivers, Altai, the Kunlun Mountains and other mountains in the world, has a large number of snow Domain glaciers, stacked嶂Xiong Feng, Feiquan waterfalls, rare Yishou. Tianshan North and South, Hao-miao of the Heshan Hanhai, magnificent, bringing amazing visual images. Der Spiegel as the mountain lakes of the endless Lin Ying Chen, the edge was the Gobi desert oasis of fragmented, Qianmo aspect, Huaguo fragrance, string drum sung, full of poetic. There are 8,600 meters above sea level the peak of the world#39;s second 154 meters below sea level have the lowest depression in China, a China that is a thousand miles of rivers, 10,000 ares Bibo grassland, another bizarre Tales of the Gobi, mysterious and hard to the wonders of the desert. Well-preserved flora and fauna of the original population, showing the unique qualities of nature.

Xinjiang#39;s natural scenery and ancient culture of the Western Regions combined to form the unique charm of China#39;s western region of the human landscape. The famous ancient city of Loulan Gaochang, once the ancient capital of the Kingdom on the Silk Road, many of the caves, Cheonbuldong is shined our ancient culture of the Western Regions. Yanke primitive society a large number of ancient tombs and many of our ancestors are leaving the imprint of life. Rich historical heritage to Xinjiang#39;s natural scenery and added a deeper level of meaning and singular color.

Xinjiang is a true and open folk "museum." 13 of the Native peoples of different cultural and historical backgrounds, different religious beliefs and different regions inhabited, the human form their own unique style. These humanistic style and unique blend of natural scenery, Xinjiang is full of novelty and mystery.

northern Xinjiang have Altai, south Kunlun Mountains, Karakorum Mountains and Aerjinshan. Tianshan Mountains, Xinjiang as a symbol of the Trans-central, south of the formation of the northern Tarim Basin and Junggar Basin. Tianshan District south of the southern border, north of Tianshan District Northern Xinjiang, Hami and Turpan basin as eastern Xinjiang.

Xinjiang#39;s three major mountain ranges of snow, glaciers孕育pool for more than 500 rivers, north and south of the Tianshan Mountains in the basin, which have larger Tarim, Yili, the Irtysh River, Manas River, Wulungu Furukawa, such as a river of more than 20. Many rivers of the two sides have numerous oases, Qianmo countryside, towns and villages across, Po Fu "Shili Peach million willow," the scenery beyond the Great Wall. This is the people of all nationalities in Xinjiang, home to generations of the main bases. Xinjiang has many beautiful natural scenery of lakes, a total area of 9,700 square kilometers, accounting for Quanjiang total area of more than 0.6 percent, including the famous 10 lakes: Bosten Lake, Ebinur Lake, Buluntuohai, A Yage Curry Lake, Sailimu Lake, Azerbaijan its grid Kuyl Lake, Lake whale, Kyrgyzstan of the lake, according to the Al-Aqsa Lake, Yixi Man Lake.

even in Xinjiang to help the Xueling, the forest of Bingfeng, a unique form of large glaciers, a total of 1.86 million of the total area of over 24,000 square kilometers, accounting for 42 percent of the area of glaciers and ice reserves of 2.58 100 million cubic meters, Xinjiang is the natural "solid reservoir." Desert country#39;s total desert area of 2 /3, one of the Taklimakan Desert area of 336,700 square kilometers, is China#39;s largest desert, the world#39;s second largest mobile desert, second only to the Arabian Peninsula on the Lubuhali desert. Junggar Basin of the Gurbantunggut Desert, covering 48,000 square kilometers, is China#39;s second largest desert, the desert contains rich oil and gas resources and mineral resources.

Xinjiang#39;s land fertile and beautiful, vast and wonderful, the people here, hospitality,豪爽, warm, simple and friendly; Here is the realm of poets, painters of the treasure-house, the historian#39;s paradise, tourism The park!