Northwest China

North West was historically a border region with the beginning of the ancient Silk Road, much desert terrain, and mainly Muslim inhabitants including some nomads and rather fierce tribal groups.

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is located in the North West of , in the Mongolian Uplands. Photo: Ricky Qi, CC BY 2.0.

is a province in the North West region of . Photo: Vmenkov, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, pronounced roughly Shahn-see, is a north-central province of , and includes portions of the Loess Plateau on the middle reaches of the Yellow River as well as the Qinling Mountains across the southern part of the province. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a province in Northwest China. It is located south of the Republic of , east of , and north of . Photo: Hshook, CC BY-SA 4.0.


, officially the Hui Autonomous Region, is a landlocked autonomous region in the northwest of the . Photo: Hshook, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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