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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.


or U•rum•chi

(ˈüˈrümˈtʃi; Eng. ʊˈrum tʃi)

the capital of Xinjiang Uygur region, in NW China. 1,160,000.
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BEIJING -- A flight carrying 1030 kilograms of Pakistani mangoes from Lahore reached Urumqi International Airport, the first direct import of Pakistani fruit in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
The Civil Aviation Committee of Kazakhstan and Nur-Sultan mayor's office signed memorandums of understanding with China Eastern Airlines and Urumqi Airlines, the press service of the Committee reported.
Imran Hamid Sheikh has said that Urumqi city of the Peoples' Republic of China and Peshawar have been declared Sister
5 (Saba) - Heavy snow has trapped more than 5,000 passengers at the airport of Urumqi, capital of northwestern China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
LAHORE -- The biggest Asian airline, China Southern Airlines (CSA), has announced starting its flight operations from Lahore to Urumqi from Thursday (today).
The maiden flight from Urumqi (CZ 6017) will land at Allama Iqbal International Airport here at 8:15am on Thursday creating the first air channel between China and Punjab province by the round-trip route of Urumqi-Lahore.
Urumqi, China, Sha'ban 21, 1439, May 7, 2018, SPA -- Media men delegations from 15 different nations, including the Kingdom, have paid a visit to the Silk Road Economic Zone, in the Xinjiang Autonomous Region of China.
BEIJING: China Southern Airlines has announced to launch regular flights between Urumqi, the capital of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, and Lahore in June this year.Xu Jianmin, vice sales manager of the company's Xinjiang branch, on Tuesday said that the airline will launch 11 new domestic routes in the region.
Beijing -- The first shipment of about 1,150 kilograms of seafood imported directly from Pakistan has arrived in Urumqi, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
The first freight train from Urumqi, China, to Europe within the Trans-Caspian International Transport Routearrived in Baku, Chinese media reported on January 23.
Cellphone video shows a flight attendant aboard an Urumqi Air flight eating from one of the 15 different food trays lined up in the catering section of the cabin.