Urumqi Things to see and do Travel Articles

Urumqi – General Info
Geography of Xinjiang Xinjiang is located in the northwestern part of China. It covers about 1.6 million square kilometers, and Xinjiang is the largest administrative division. Xinjiang borders on Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kirgizstan, Tajikistan, Russia, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India, with total boundaries running to 5400 kilometers. There are several huge mountain ranges running east and […]
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Urumqi, China – September 1999
During the long winter, Urumqi is covered with snow and the frozen frost on the tree branches turns the city silver. But Urumqi is at it’s most attractive in the summer, when the trees are green, water gurgles in the streams, flowers bloom and mountains are lush green. Heavenly Lake Legend says that the lake […]
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Urumqi, China – August 1999
Urumqi, China – August 1999 Urumqi sits on the northern slope of the Tianshan mountains with the Turpan-Shanshan-Tokson Basin to the east, the Junggar Basin to the north, and the Changji plains to the west, covering an area of 11,440 sq.km. It has 6 districts and a county under its jurisdiction, and a total population of 1.7 million with 38 […]
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