Urumchi


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Ü·rüm·qi

also U·rum·chi  (o͝o-ro͝om′chē, ü′rüm′chē′)
A city of northwest China in the Tian Shan. It is the capital of Xinjiang.
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Urumchi

(uːˈruːmtʃɪ) ,

Ürümqi

or

Wu-lu-mu-ch'i

n
(Placename) a city in NW China, capital of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region: trading centre on a N route between China and central Asia. Pop: 1 562 000 (2005 est). Former name: Tihwa
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Caglayan said he observed that both countries were determined to further enhance relations despite incidents in Urumchi.
Caglayan added that he conveyed Turkey's views about the incidents which occurred in Urumchi on July 5 and affected everybody deeply.
Replying to a question, Caglayan said, "of course, the incidents that took place in Urumchi made a negative impact on relations.
URUMCHI, Jul 27, 2009 (TUR) -- A Turkish media delegation held talks in the capital city of Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region and visited several sites in the city where riots killed 197 people earlier this month.
URUMCHI, Jul 20, 2009 (TUR) -- The Uighur-Xinjiang Autonomous Region expects support from Turkey, the governor said on Monday.
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In order to investigate the variation and trend in PWV in major cities in North China, nine provincial capital radiosonde stations (Urumchi, Xining, Yinchuan, Beijing, Taiyuan, Hohhot, Changchun, Harbin, and Zhengzhou) were used.