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Urumqi Introduction

[ 2014-09-09 09:50 ]
Urumqi formerly Dihua, is the capital of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China, in the northwest of the country, and the region's political, economic, cultural, scientific, educational, financial and transportation center.The Urumqi’s western and eastern borders with the Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture, south adjacent with Bayinguoleng Mongol Autonomous Prefecture, southeast borders with Turpan regions, it is an important city in central of Eurasia.In the outskirts, such as nanshan scenic tourist resort .

Urumqi Inroduction

[ 2014-07-31 13:14 ]
The largest city in western China,Ürümqihas earned a place in the Guinness Book of Records as the most remote city from any sea in the world.It is about 2500 kilometres(1600 mi)from the nearest coastline asÜrümqiis the closest major city to the Eurasian pole of inaccessibility, although Karamay and Altay, both in Xinjiang, are closer.The city has an administrative area of 10989 square kilometres(4243 sq mi)and has an average elevation of 800 metres(2600 ft).The monument at the Geographical Center of Asian Continent, in Yongfeng Township,ÜrümqiCounty .