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Urumqi City
Urumqi City: 
Xinjiang - Urumqi; 
Profile in Urumqi, Xinjiang Location: located between 8637' - 8858' east longitude and 4245' - 4408' north latitude, deeply lies in the hinterland of continent, and in the middle--northern of Tianshan Range, the south edge of Zhunger Basins

Neighboring areas: Gansu province and Qinghai province, Tibet Autonomous Region

Physical Features: mostly covered by mountains with west part featured as vast plain area

Population: 1.5 million
Urban Population: 1.08 million
Area: 12,000 sq km

Nationalities: Uigur, Han, Hui, Manchu, Kazakstan, Xibe, Russia, Tatar and Mongolian

History: a pasture land in ancient times; troops stationing in the Urumqi area in the Tang dynasty; set up as a city during the Ming dynasty; in 1884, established as the capital of Xinjiang province

Climatic Features: belongs to semiarid continental climate of middle temperate zone, temperate difference between day and night; shorter spring and autumn and longer winter and summer; frost-free period of 179 days and 2821 hours sunlight annually

Average Temperature: 6.4C
Rainfall: average annual of 236mm

Products: crops, grains, vegetable oil, vegetables, melons and grapes
Travel in Urumqi
Heavenly Lake (Tian Chi)
Southern Pastures (West White Poplar Gully)
Hotel in Urumqi
Hoi Tak Hotel
Hotel World Plaza
Hua Ling Grand Hotel
Mirage Hotel
Tunhe Hotel
Xinjiang Grand Hotel
Yin Du Hotel
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