Xinjiang is located in the North West of , in the Mongolian Uplands. It is on the traditional Silk Road. The region has historically been populated by the Uighurs, a Muslim people more closely related to those in Central Asia than to the Han; however, in recent decades, the Chinese government has given money to attract Han to move to the region.

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is in the extreme west of and the southwest extreme of .

, is a town on the southern Branch of the Silk Road in Province in .

is a city in Province in . is a river oasis town along the southeastern rim of the Taklamakan Desert in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China.


is in in . It is the area north of Tian Mountain running through the middle of Xinjiang Province.

is in in It is south of Tian Mountain running through the middle of Xinjiang Province.

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Other Names for Xinjiang

Chinese: Xinjiang Weiwu’er Zizhiqu, Chinese: 新疆, Chinese: 新疆维吾尔自治区, English: Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, French: Région autonome de Xinjiang, French: Xinjiang, German: Xinjiang, Italian: Xinjiang, Portuguese: Xinjiang, Spanish: Sinkiang, Uighur: Xinjiang Uyghur Zizhiqu, Hsin-chiang-wei-wu-erh Tzu-chih-ch’ü, Hsin-chiang, Sinkiang Uighur Autonomous Region, Sinkiang Uigur Autonomous Ch’ü, Uygur Autonomous Region of Xinjiang, Xinjiang Uighur Zizhiqu, Xinjiang Uigur Zizhiqu
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