Location of UEruemqi on a map. UEruemqi is a city found in Xinjiang, China. It is located 43.80 latitude and 87.60 longitude and it is situated at elevation 862 meters above sea level. UEruemqi has a population of 3,029,372 making it the biggest city in Xinjiang. It operates on the LMT time zone ...
The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) is the armed forces of the People's Republic of China (PRC) and Communist Party of China (CPC). The PLA consists of five professional service branches: the Ground Force, Navy, Air Force, Rocket Force, and the Strategic Support Force.
Geographical Center of Asian Continent (Chinese: 亚洲大陆地理中心) is the name of a monument indicating the supposed geographical center of the Asian continent. It is located about 20 km south-west of Ürümqi, Xinjiang, People's Republic of China. The measurement on which it is based dates to 1992.
This Tianchi lies on the north side of the Bogda Shan ("Mountain of God", Bogda is a Mongolian word meaning "God") range of the Tian Shan ("Mountain of Heaven"), about 30 kilometres (19 mi) south of Fukang and 45 kilometres (28 mi) east (straight-line distance) of Ürümqi. It is an alpine drift lake shaped in the Quaternary Glacier period.
In Ürümqi city itself, there were 39,000 people in the 1880s, and by the early 20th century, 50,000 people. Ürümqi in 1908 was said to have been inhabited by Uyghurs (then called Turkis), Chinese, Manchus and a few Mongols, with the Uyghurs estimated to comprise a quarter of the population.
Heavenly Lake Scenic Area, a popular park with some of China's most famous alpine scenery, a little more than two hours outside Ürümqi. Shuimogou Hot Springs (水磨沟温泉) is located 5 km (3.1 mi) northeast of Ürümqi. Xinjiang Silk Road Museum (新疆丝绸之路博物馆) is located right next to the Grand Bazaar at No. 160 Shengli Road.
Situated in Xibei Rd, in Urumqi City, the Xinjiang Regional Museum is a large integrated museum and centre for the collection and study of cultural relics discovered in the region. Built in 1953, it has an exhibition hall that covers an area of about 7,800 square meters (approx. 9,328 square yards).
The Xinjiang Geological and Mineral Museum is located at the City of Urumqi in Xinjiang, is a comprehensive geological museum of provincial level in China. The museum has collected over 12 thousand samples of minerals, rocks, ores and animal and plant fossils, among those 100 samples belong to Class One collection, including a crystal with the ...
This Tianchi lies on the north side of the Bogda Shan ("Mountain of God", Bogda is a Mongolian word meaning "God") range of the Tian Shan ("Mountain of Heaven"), about 30 kilometres (19 mi) south of Fukang and 45 kilometres (28 mi) east (straight-line distance) of Ürümqi.
Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard F.C. is a professional Chinese football club that currently participates in the China League One division under licence from the Chinese Football Association. The team is based in Ürümqi, Xinjiang and their home stadium is the Xinjiang Sports Centre that has a seating capacity of 50,000. Their current majority shareholder is the Shenzhen China-Kyle Special Steel Corp., Ltd.
In 2000, Uyghurs comprised 45% of Xinjiang's population, but only 13% of Ürümqi's population. Despite having 9% of Xinjiang's population, Ürümqi accounts for 25% of the region's GDP, and many rural Uyghurs have been migrating to that city to seek work in the dominant light, heavy, and petrochemical industries.