Xinjiang Uygur


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Xinjiang Uygur

, Sinkiang-Uighur Autonomous Region
an administrative division of NW China: established in 1955 for the Uygur ethnic minority, with autonomous subdivisions for other small minorities; produces over half China's wool and contains valuable mineral resources. Capital: Urumqi. Pop.: 19 340 000 (2003 est.). Area: 1 646 799 sq. km (635 829 sq. miles)
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The largest group is the Hui minority, which largely hails from northwest China's Ningxia Hui and Xinjiang Uygur autonomous regions.
"Kyrgyzstan and Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region are considering the possibility of joint construction of exhibition center at the Bishkek free-trade zone.
The freight train carrying tomato sauce produced in Xinjiang, left Urumqi city, the administrative center of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, the report said.
The visiting Khyber Pakhtunkhwa team also attended the seminar of CPEC and Kashgar Chapter during their week-long stay in Kashgar and Urumqi in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China.
The delegation led by Zhang Chunxian, member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China's Central Committee and Secretary of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, held a meeting with Pakistan PM's Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz.
PEKyN (CyHAN)- Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region published a bimonthly magazine for its 13 million Muslims on Tuesday.
Summary: More than 4 million residents of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region use natural gas for their energy.
: A state-level wetland park was established in Taklamakan, China's largest desert, in the northwest Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
In this photo taken on July 3, 2015 and released by China's Xinhua News Agency, soldiers carry out rescue work in Pishan county, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Urumqi, Muharram 1, 1436, Oct 25, 2014, SPA -- Sixteen people were killed and 11 others injured after a coal mine collapsed in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, local safety watchdog said Saturday.
On Monday, the Chinese media reported that eight 'terrorists' have been shot down, while one was captured in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.