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  Linxia - Sacred Planet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Linxia is a County in the Gansu province, China.
Linxia, was once an important stop on the Silk Road between Lanzhou amd Yangguan, located at northwestern China's Gansu Province, about 160Km to Lanzhou, with a large of mosque in the center of town, and also with deepest Muslim Hui character: Islam culture, Muslim folklore.
Linxia is also a stop on trips from Lanzhou to towns in the Tibetan parts of southern Gansu including the famed Labrang Monastery in Xiahe.
www.sacredplanet.com /guide/Linxia   (1019 words)

 Chinese Arts and Crafts, Regent Tour China
For about 200 years, Linxia has been eulogized as the "Small Mecca of China" because it is the Muslim educational center in northwestern China.
Linxia, 160 kilometers south of Lanzhou, provincial capital of Gansu, is one of first areas in China to be influenced by Islam.
During the Song Dynasty (960-1279), Linxia was an important city on the Silk Road.
www.regenttour.com /china/o&e/linxia.htm   (725 words)

 The Flower-Strewn Land of Linxia
In the suburb of Linxia lies the Dahui Village.
In Linxia, you may be amazed by all the above-mentioned flowers, but there is also another sort of flower that is designed for your ears rather than eyes.
Linxia is also famous for delicate snacks, and the most impressive one is called "barreled mutton".
www.china.org.cn /Beijing-Review/Beijing/BeijingReview/99Dec/bir99-50-12.htm   (1307 words)

 China, Linxia Hui Autonomous region in Gansu Province | www.30-days.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Formerly during their regional political and military dominance the Hui made Linxia one of their major bases since it was strategically located on the border of China and the Tibetan region.
There has been some Christian presence in Linxia since the early part of 20th century, but frustrated in their attempts to establish a church among the Hui and Dongxiang Muslims, the missionaries refocused their attention towards the more receptive Han Chinese.
For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation.
www.30-days.net /email02/day13.htm   (788 words)

 Linxia - Mw   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
For about 200 years, Linxia has been known as the "Small Mecca of China" due to center of Muslim Education in northwestern China.
And later some captured Muslim soldiers from central and west Asia were brought to Linxia by Yuan Dynasty Troops.
In Linxia, there is a Museum, famous for it's exhibition of Muslim culture and the Color pottery and porcelain.
www.muslimwikipedia.com /mw/index.php/Linxia   (349 words)

Linxia is a city in China with a population of 168,714 inhabitants at the latest census.
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www.tourismdictionary.com /Linxia.htm   (427 words)

 China Linxia travel guide
Linxia's main street runs from north to south through town, called Tuanjie Lu in the north and Jiefang Lu in the south, with a large central square in between the two.
If you're arriving from the west (Xining or Tongren), you may be deposited at the smaller one in the far northwest of the city (known as the West bus station).
Be aware when trying to leave Linxia by bus: there's a lot of competition, and the touts for the private companies are very aggressive, seeming to stop at nothing, including kidnap, to get you to travel on their buses.
www.chinastage.com /travel-guide/Linxia.html   (616 words)

Linxia Basin (current elevation=1,200 m to 2,400 m) is situated adjacent to the topographic front of the northeastern margin of the Tibetan Plateau.
Growth strata, deposited between ~6 Ma and 2.5 Ma, define the age of thrusting in Linxia Basin and the initiation of wedge-top deposition, associated with lateral growth of the Tibetan Plateau.
Conglomerate clast compositions indicate unroofing of plutonic rocks, exposed in the fold-thrust belt on the margin of the plateau, by 3.6 Ma.
gsa.confex.com /gsa/2001AM/finalprogram/abstract_14221.htm   (432 words)

 AEGiS-AP: Trade Route Brings AIDS to China
That route goes through Linxia, a legendary commercial hub in a fertile valley in Gansu province 500 miles north of the Yi and 750 miles west of Beijing.
Linxia's dominant Muslim community, from the Hui minority, is as famous for skill in trade as for the Islamic ferment that earned the town the nickname "Little Mecca."
Linxia has so far avoided an AIDS epidemic, because heroin is so cheap that users smoke rather than inject it.
www.aegis.com /news/ap/1997/AP970802.html   (1447 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Coordinates: 35°36′N, 103°12′E Linxia (Simplified Chinese: 临夏; Traditional Chinese: 臨夏; Hanyu Pinyin: Línxià), once known as Hezhou (河州), is a county-level city in the province of Gansu of the People's Republic of China.
It is located in the valley of the Daxia River (a right tributary of the Huanghe) southwest of Lanzhou.
Linxia has a Muslim (Hui and Dongxiang) majority.
stron.frm.pl /wiki.php?title=Linxia   (188 words)

 Muslim Cultures: China: Madrasa Students of Linxia
Linxia is located in the valley of the Daxia River (a right tributary of the Huanghe) southwest of Lanzhou.
It is the seat of Linxia Hui Autonomous Prefecture, which is the centre of the ethnic minority of the Dongxiang.
The area has long been the center of the Muslim community of Gansu and is home to the Kadariyah Sufi order.
muslimcultures.blogspot.com /2007/02/china-madrasa-students-of-linxia.html   (150 words)

Linxia is a small town by Chinese standards.
I was enchanted by the views of country life, the farmers in their fields, the golden wheat and still fresh silked corn interspersed with barley heavy on the stalk, bent down by the fat whiskery heads.
Fields of watermelons and even tiger lilies has passed by outside the bus windows on our way to Linxia and I was dying to get into that country to photograph it for myself.
www.angelfire.com /wa2/cedarbough/linxia.html   (326 words)

 Crescent Moon Tour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Linxia Hui Autonomous Prefecture in Gansu Province has long been eulogized as a "Little Mecca in China".
Paying a visit to the Linxia Museum, I was allowed to view the Ma Family Kiln first discovered in the Hehuang region.
The Pottery Hall in Linxia Prefecture Museum is the place with the most exhibits.
www.chinavista.com /travel/linxia/head.html   (566 words)

 China's Muslims, pragmatically, avoid cartoon protests - Asia - Pacific - International Herald Tribune
LINXIA, China Religion is often hidden in China, so the unabashed public display of Islam here in the city known as Little Mecca is particularly striking.
At the Mayanzhuang Islamic school in Linxia, Ma Huiyun, 40, the director of studies, said the cartoons infuriated him and other local Muslims.
Linxia, once known as Hezhou, has been a center of Islam for centuries and now enjoys a climate of religious tolerance.
www.iht.com /articles/2006/02/19/news/muslims.php   (1029 words)

 IslamiCity.com - Travel Center
During the Song Dynasty (960-1279), Linxia was an important city on the Silk Road.
Linxia, then called Hezhou, became a shelter for the Muslims.
From Linxia, Islamic influence grew stronger and spread far and wide throughout China.
www.islamicity.com /travel/china/15days.asp   (1296 words)

 Gansu Linxia,Linxia Guide,Linxia Tour,silk road linxia,linxia local products,linxia folk custom,linxia
Yuan lies in the northwest section of Linxia.
Linxia and the surrounding countryside, are in full bloom as
Huangjou Mutton is the best-known snack in Linxia.
www.silkroadcn.com /linxia.htm   (1385 words)

 Linxia and Around - Gansu Province - Adventure to the Wild West of China
Tourist attractions in the area include the mammoth Liujiaxia Reservoir on the Yellow River, the Binglingsi Grottoes, the Hongyuan Garden, the Nanguan Mosque, Mount Lianhua, and the Songming Cliff.
The grottoes are located in the Lesser Jishi Mountains 35 kilometers southwest of the county seat of Yongjing in Linxia Prefecture.
Situated on Jiefang Road in the city of Linxia and with the Hongshui River running past in the north, the mosque is the center of religious activities for Moslems in Linxia.
www.chinaplanner.com /westchina/gansu/linxia.htm   (613 words)

 linxia in nytimes » Creative People and Creative World. Computer art and design   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
michael and i passed through Linxia on our way to Xiahe last month, and we weren’t very surprised by all white caps.
i’ll also admit we only stopped in Linxia long enough to take this picture of a man tying a chicken to his bicycle, and not long enough to learn that the town was the "center of Islam" in central China.
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www.eyeonintegrity.com /archives/12003   (358 words)

 Linxia, China : OUPblog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ethnically, Linxia’s citizens are mainly Hui, one of 55 ethnic groups commonly recognized in China.
Agriculture and animal husbandry remain important to the local economy, and approximately 80 mosques can be found within the limits of this mid-sized municipality south of the Yellow River.
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blog.oup.com /2007/04/linxia_china   (247 words)

Polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis was used to analyse haemoglobin (Hb) polymorphism in six yak populations (Jianza County of Qinghai Province, Sunan County, Tianzhu County, Maqu County, Luqu County and Xiahe County of Gansu Province), two cattle populations (Wuwei City and Linxia County of Gansu Province) and one F
and Hb, with three genotypes detected in the population from Linxia County (HbAA, HbBB, HbBC) and five genotypes detected in the population from Wuwei City (HbAA, HbAB, HbBB, HbBC and HbAC).
We identified three alleles and four genotypes in the Linxia population, meanwhile the same alleles and five genotypes were present in the Wuwei population.
www.ilri.cgiar.org /InfoServ/Webpub/Fulldocs/Yakpro/SessionB6.htm   (872 words)

 Muslims in Western China | PRI's The World
The World's Mary Kay Magistad traveled to the Muslim town of Linxia in China's Gansu province.
Linxia has long been known as China's "Little Mecca" The town is a center of Islamic learning.
A growing number of Muslims in Linxia are embracing a conservative form of Islam similar to Wahabiism.
www.theworld.org /?q=node/4500   (1217 words)

 china muslim & islam in linxia gansu mecca
In this area, the Islam cultural influences can be traced back about 1000 years, many merchants from Arabic countries and Persia traveled to Linxia for business, and some married local people and residence there.
In Linxia, many many Mosques scattered everywhere, on plains, mountains, valley, river bank etc, total ever about 1700 Mosques over 800000 sq Km land.
In Linxia, there is a Museum, famous for it's exhibition of Muslim culture and the Color pottery and porcelain.
www.4panda.com /special/muslim/muslim-linxia.htm   (256 words)

 IME 2004 - Lottie Moon Christmas Offering
Though the town is dark spiritually—in bondage to Islam—its half million residents are friendly, curious people.
Linxia’s Muslims have learned apologetics, and they love to debate.
Ask God to send believers into Linxia who will radically live out Christ’s love and understand how to communicate the gospel to Muslims.
ime.imb.org /wpim/daybyday/linxia.asp   (245 words)

 The Linxia of China: Generations of spiritual bondage
The Linxia of China: Generations of spiritual bondage
A young woman almost decides to follow Christ, but she doesn't know how she'll survive when her devout Muslim family kicks her out of their home.
That's life in Linxia, the "Little Mecca" of China.
www.christianindex.org /365.article   (641 words)

Grain size spectra of lacustrine and fluvial sediments from the Linxia Basin, northeast Tibetan Plateau, spanning 13.1 to 4.4 Ma, were measured.
By comparing grain-size distribution of the Linxia Basin with modern dust, eolian loess, Red Clay, and non-eolian sediments, two primary eolian components are recognized in the Linxia Basin: the 2-10 µm and 10-70 µm fractions.
The intensification of atmospheric circulation seen in the increases in MAR of eolian material in the Linxia Basin is correlated with Asian desertification which is likely associated with Arctic ice volume increase and with Late Miocene and Pliocene global cooling.
gsa.confex.com /gsa/2005AM/finalprogram/abstract_94614.htm   (462 words)

 In and round Linxia
You can see this clearly in the way how people are dressed, in the many mosques and in the prayers through mosque loudspeakers.
We spent some time in a Taoist monastery, were we were kindly invited for a lunch and tea.
From Linxia we visited in near-by Hezhen, two paleontological museums: the existing one, and the brand new which is next to it.
www.travelblog.org /Print/Blog/19200/89891.html   (420 words)

 AllRefer.com - Linxia, China (Chinese Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Linxia, China (Chinese Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
You are here : AllRefer.com > Reference > Encyclopedia > Chinese Political Geography > Linxia
Linxia or Linsia[both: lin-shEA] Pronunciation Key, city (1994 est.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/L/Linxia.html   (119 words)

 Falun Dafa Clearwisdom.net
During the New Year of 2000, he was arrested by the Linxia County police.
A few days later, he was brought to the Linxia Administrative Center and was violently beaten by the chief of the Linxia Police Department on numerous occasions.
The Linxia Police Department has jailed Li Jiankui in the detention center and tortured him for more than half a year.
www.clearwisdom.net /emh/articles/2001/7/27/12558p.html   (921 words)

 Linxia Region Map: Hanji — Xinzhai | China Google Satellite Maps
Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.
You are in Linxia (Gansu, China), administrative region of level 2.
If you would like to recommend this Linxia map page to a friend, or if you just want to send yourself a reminder, here is the easy way to do it.
www.maplandia.com /china/gansu/linxia   (616 words)

 Linxia, Gansu Copywriters - Copy Writer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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THE best place to find Linxia copywriters for advertising campaigns, public relations campaigns and marketing initiatives.
www.marketingtool.com /channel/copy/b.457.g.12184.html   (131 words)

 Linxia Lodges - simply volleying perks about cab.
Linxia Lodges - simply volleying perks about cab.
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www.local-lodges.info /gansu-linxia-lodges.html   (104 words)

 Linxia Gu's bio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Linxia Gu received her B.S. degree in Energy and Power Engineering from Xi'an JiaoTong University and M.S. degree in Power Engineering from Dalian University of Technology.
Following this she joined ShangHai TieDao University (now as Tongji University HuXi Area) as an assistant professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, where she spent most of the time as a lecturer of Fluid Mechanics.
Linxia Gu has been involved in the research areas of computer-aided engineering, bio-mechanical analysis, thermal system design, energy utilization and optimization.
plaza.ufl.edu /lynxgu/pages/bioSketch.htm   (120 words)

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