Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region


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Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region

(ˈʃɪnˈdʒjæŋ ˈwiːɡʊə) or

Sinkiang-Uighur Autonomous Region

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(Placename) 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: Ürümqi. Pop: 19 340 000 (2003 est). Area: 1 646 799 sq km (635 829 sq miles)
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The train left the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in north-west China and will pass through Azerbaijan, according to the report.
URUMQI -- The first batch of seafood imported directly from Pakistan has arrived in Urumqi, capital of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has imported 21 Akhal-Teke horses, a breed famed for its speed and endurance, from Kazakhstan, Xinhua reported.
The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) passed a 41-billion-yuan project for the expansion of the Urumqi International Airport in the northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
In Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of People's Republic of China.
ISLAMABAD -- Chinese city of Karamay close to Pakistan border in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region donated goods to improve medical and educational facilities in Gwadar.
E[currency]yAN (CyHAN)- A low-cost train service linking Kashgar and Hotan, two cities in the south of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, will begin in May.
The Gwadar port is to be connected with China's western Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region through rail and road network on 3,218-kilometre route, under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project being developed by China.
Summary: More than 4 million residents of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region use natural gas for their energy.
More than 300 officials and delegates from companies, think tanks and social organizations witnessed the signing of the agreements at the closing ceremony of the first China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Forum held in the oil-rich city of Karamay in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, according to the report.
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.
Trade between China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and Russia grew more than threefold last year amid a slowdown in the region's foreign trade due to falling commodity prices customs statistics showed.