Kashgar
Kashgar (known in Chinese as Kashi) is an oasis city with an approximate population of 350,000. It is the westernmost city in China, located near the border with Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. Kashgar has...
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Loulan Kingdom
Loulan, also called Krorän or Kroraina (simplified Chinese: 楼兰; traditional Chinese: 樓蘭; pinyin: Lóulán; Uyghur: كروران‎, ULY: Kroran ), and known to Russian archaeologists as Kroray...
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Hotan River
The Hotan River (formerly known as the Khotan River or the Ho-t'ien River) is formed by the union of the White Jade (Yurungkash) and Black Jade (Karakash) Rivers, which flow north from the Kunlun Moun...
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Afaq Khoja Mausoleum
The Afāq Khoja Mausoleum or Aba Khoja Mausoleum (Uyghur: Apakh Khoja Mazar) is the holiest Muslim site in Xinjiang. It is located some 5 km north-east from the centre of Kashgar City, in Haohan V...
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Kingdom of Charklik
Charklik or Charkhlik, was the Uighur name of an ancient kingdom located in what is now officially called by its modern Chinese name Ruoqiang County, in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of the Pe...
Hotan
Hotan (Uyghur: خوتەن‎, ULY: Xoten, UYY: Hotǝn), also transliterated from Chinese as Hetian (Chinese: 和田; pinyin: Hétián), is a major oasis town in southwestern Xinjiang, a region in west...
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Jiaohe Ruins
The Jiaohe Ruins is a Chinese archaeological site found in the Yarnaz Valley, 10 km west of the city of Turpan in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. It is a natural fortress located atop a steep ...
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Kucha
Kucha or Kuche (also: Kuçar, Kuchar; Uyghur: كۇچار‎, simplified Chinese: 龟兹; traditional Chinese: 龜茲; pinyin: Qiūcí; also romanized as Qiuzi, Qiuci, Chiu-tzu, Kiu-che, Kuei-tzu from ...
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Keriya Town
81°36′E / 36.883°N 81.600°E / 36.883; 81.600Keriya Town or Mugala Town is a town in Keriya (Yutian) County, Xinjiang, China, on the old Southern Silk Road. As the commercial a...
Mes Aynak
Mes Aynak (Pashto: مس عینک‎, meaning "little source of copper", from 'ayn = source) is a site 25 miles (40 km) southeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, located in a barren region of Logar Provi...
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Id Kah Mosque
The Id Kah Mosque (Uyghur: ھېيتگاھ مەسچىتى‎ Hëytgah Meschiti, Chinese: 艾提尕尔清真寺; pinyin: Àitígǎěr Qīngzhēnsì) (from Persian: عیدگاه Eidgāh, meaning Place of Festivities) is a mosque locat...
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Turpan Karez Paradise
Turpan Karez Paradise (Chinese: 吐魯番坎儿井乐园) is a museum featuring Turpan's water management system in Turpan, Xinjiang, China. Its visitors can learn about the underground irrigation system in the d...
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Kashgar–Hotan Railway
The Kashgar–Hotan Railway or Kahe Railway (Chinese: 喀什至和田铁路; pinyin: Kāshí zhì Hétián Tiělù, abbreviated Chinese: 喀和铁路; pinyin: Kā-Hé Tiělù) is a single-track, non-electrified, railway...
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Minfeng Town
Niya (Chinese: 泥雅; pinyin: Níyǎ, Uighur:نىيە), is a town in Minfeng County, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China. It is the county seat of Minfeng County, and therefore is commonly refer...
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Kizil Caves
The Kizil Caves (also romanized Qizil Caves, spelling variant Qyzyl) are a set of Buddhist rock-cut caves located near Kizil Township (zh) (克孜尔乡, Kèzī'ěr Xiāng) in Baicheng County, Xinjiang, Chin...
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Hotan County
The Hotan County (Uyghur: خوتەن ناھىيىسى‎, ULY: Xoten Nahiyisi, UYY: Hotən Nah̡iyisi) is a county within the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Hotan Prefec...
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Battle of Kashgar (1933)
In the 1933 Battle of Kashgar, Gen. Ma Zhancang signed a secret agreement with the daotai of Kashgar, Ma Shaowu, and his Chinese Muslim troops joined the Han Chinese garrison inside the yamen in Kash...
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Yarkant County
Shache (Yarkant) County or Yarkand County (lit. Cliff city) is a county in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China, located on the southern rim of the Taklamakan desert in the Tarim Basin. It is ...
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Melikawat
Melikawat (Chinese: 买力克阿瓦提古城; pinyin: Mǎilìkè'āwǎtí Gǔchéng; Chinese: 玛利克瓦特古城; pinyin: Mǎlìkèwǎtè Gǔchéng; there are other Chinese spellings as well) is an archaeological site located ...
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Gurgamoya
Gurgamoya was a king of the Kingdom of Khotan in the 1st century CE.His coins were usually made of bronze and included legends in Kharosthi and Chinese. The Kharoshthi describes the title of the king,...
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Turpan
Turpan (Uyghur: تۇرپان‎, ULY: Turpan; simplified Chinese: 吐鲁番; traditional Chinese: 吐魯番; pinyin: Tǔlǔfān), also known as Turfan , is an oasis county-level city in Turpan Prefecture, ...
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Turpan Jiaohe Airport
Turpan Jiaohe Airport (Chinese: 吐鲁番交河机场) (IATA: TLQ, ICAO: ZWTP) is an airport serving the city of Turpan in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China. It is located 10 kilometers northwest o...
Kingdom of Khotan
The Kingdom of Khotan was an ancient Buddhist kingdom that was located on the branch of the Silk Road that ran along the southern edge of the Taklamakan Desert in the Tarim Basin (modern Xinjiang, Chi...
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Buddhas of Bamiyan
67°49′36.49″E / 34.8320417°N 67.8268028°E / 34.8320417; 67.8268028The Buddhas of Bamiyan (Persian: بت های باميان – but hay-e bamiyan) were two 6th-century monumental statues o...
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Aksu, Xinjiang
Aksu (also transliterated Akesu, Ak-su, Akshu, Aqsu; also known as Bharuka and Po-lu-chia; Uyghur: ئاقسۇ‎, ULY: Aqsu, UYY: Ak̡su; simplified Chinese: 阿克苏; traditional Chinese: 阿克蘇; pinyi...
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Sumgal
78°46′50″E / 36.27306°N 78.78056°E / 36.27306; 78.78056Sumgal is a now-deserted town in the Karakash River valley in Ladakh, Kashmir in the Republic of India or Bharat Ganrajy...
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