Huiyuan ancient city, known as a historical and cultural city in China, is located in Huiyuan town of Huocheng county, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. It was the political, military, economic and cultural center of Xinjiang for a long period. The prosperous Huiyuan ancient city. Huiyuan city has four gates in total.
The Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture is west of Mongolia, south of Russia and east of Kazakhstan. Its foreign boundary is 2,000 km (1,200 mi), generally located between Altai Mountains and the main range of Tian Shan, occupying most of the Dzungarian Basin in northern Xinjiang and the Ili River Basin.