Yarkand


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Yarkand

(ˌjɑːˈkænd)
n
(Placename) another name for Shache
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The fort was subsequently rebuilt and the Mir and his ancestors brought back some of its lost charm by richly furnishing it with Chinese silks, Yarkand carpets and colored prints from Kashgar.
Durand's mission was to stop Mir of Hunza from developing relations with China and Russia and also from carrying out raids on Silk Route to Yarkand, also to enquire the outbreak of hostilities between Hunza/Nagar and Kashmir.
The travelogue author's account an Urdu translation of his book The Apricot Road to Yarkand that retraced the mediaeval route from Baltistan to Yarkand (now in the Chinese province of Xinjiang) spans more than just geography.
Among their topics are the Persian cosmopolis (900-1900) and the Sanskrit cosmopolis (400-1400), living in marvelous lands: Persianate vernacular literatures and cosmographical imaginaires around the Bay of Bengal, from Yarkand to Sindh via Kabul: the rise of Naqshbandi-Mujaddidi Sufi networks in the 18th and 19th centuries, and inclusion and exclusion in the Persianate World: views of Baluch people in the 19th century.
To the north the Shaksgam tributary of the Yarkand River and south by the Indus bound the Karakoram.
Another route originated from Yarkand, followed a tributary of the Tashkurgan River to the town then either to Wakhan or Khunjrab.
Lahore to Yarkand: incidents of the route and natural history of the countries traversed by the expedition of 1870.
The three largest headstreams, Aksu River, Hotan River, and Yarkand River, account for 73.2%, 23.2%, and 3.6% of the total runoff, respectively [35].
BRUSSELS, July 31 (KUNA) -- The EU Thursday expressed its condolences and sympathies to the victims, their families, and all those affected by the deadly attacks in Yarkand county in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China on July 28.
The violence took place in Shache county, or Yarkand in the Uighur language, near the edge of the Taklamakan desert in the west of the vast region.
However along with cultural historical and religious ties the trade interchange also strengthened owing to old Silk Route with (united) Indian merchant outposts in Kashgar Yarkand Kholan Maran and Qara-Shahr in Central Asia (www.google.com.pk\url).