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Xinjiang's educational undertakings continue to develop; basic education is continuously strengthened and various adult education approaches further developed.
The third stage was from 1962 to 1978 with an annual increase of 3.61% and the fourth stage was from 1978 to the present, a period with a slow population increase.
In 1949, the sex ratio was 107.49, in 1953 it increased to 110.21 and increased to a peak of 123.23 in 1960.
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  Xinjiang - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Xinjiang borders the Tibet Autonomous Region to the south and Qinghai and Gansu provinces to the southeast, Mongolia to the east, Russia to the north, and Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, and the Pakistan- and India-controlled parts of Kashmir to the west.
The Kara-Khanid Khanate was in control of western Xinjiang in the 10th century and the 11th century, while branches of the Uyghurs established themselves in central Xinjiang in the same time period.
Xinjiang's nominal GDP was approximately 187 billion RMB (about 23 billion USD) in 2003, and increased to 220 billion RMB in 2004, due to the China Western Development policy introduced by the State Council.
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 Kids.net.au - Encyclopedia Xinjiang -   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Xinjiang's area is 1,650,000 km²; (637,000 sq.mi) and the population is estimated at about 19 million.
Xinjiang is the largest political subdivision of China.
Xinjiang is home to several Muslim Turkic groups including the Uighurs and the Kazakhs.
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 Xinjiang Reading Notes: Population, Economy, Environment, Minorities Policy
In-migrants rose from 5100 in 1988 to 38,500 in 1989, 151,400 in 1990 and 74,900 in 1991.
Xinjiang illiteracy dropped from 34 percent in 1980 to 20 percent in 1990.
Xinjiang’s natural resources are being exploited to bring prosperity to all the nationalities of Xinjiang.
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Xinjiang is well known for the expanse of its area and richness of natural resources, as well for its wonderful scenic spots and enchanting spectacles of nature.
Xinjiang is endowed with 236 ancient cultural sites, tombs, architectures, Buddhist caves, stone sculptures, and modern commemorative monuments of historical, artistic, and scientific value.
Xinjiang is also a region of many minority groups in China, and its people is known far and wide for being excellent at singing and dancing.
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 Asia Times Online :: China News, China Business News, Taiwan and Hong Kong News and Business.
On the axis of the 10,900km Eurasian land bridge from Lianyungang (north of Jiangsu province) to Rotterdam, Xinjiang is a nexus of Eurasia - and not at all peripheral.
Xinjiang is also the corridor though which energy supplies from Kazakhstan can transit to serve the needs of fast-growing coastal China.
Xinjiang authorities will perfect the region's infrastructure, the education system - currently 28 units of higher education - and make sure to attract investment, both from other parts of China and from abroad.
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 Xinjiang, Xinjiang, Photos about Xinjiang
Xinjiang, in the northwest of the Chinese mainland, is a land of variety offering many different landscapes to the eyes of adventure aficionados.
Xinjiang invested 33.4 billion yuan (US$4.02 billion)in road construction from 2001 to 2005, more than double the amount it had injected in the last five decades of the 20th century.
According to the Communications Department of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwest China, the 12 transportation routes will be operational between the major cities in Xinjiang and Kazakhstan.The 12 routes will benefit trade and economic cooperation between the two countries, said Luo Jianxin, deputy director of the regional communications department.
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 China: Human Rights Concerns in Xinjiang (Human Rights Watch Backgrounder, October 17, 2001)
Xinjiang has a population of 18 million and is home to numerous Turkic-speaking Muslim ethnic groups, of which the Uighurs, numbering eight million, are the largest.
They advocate the establishment of an Islamic state in Xinjiang and reject Chinese domination, but none of those groups has claimed to be part of a pan-Islamic network, and there is no evidence that they are inspired by the strict form of Islam that characterizes the Taliban.
Freedom of association in Xinjiang, as in the rest of China, is regulated by 1998 laws on social organizations governing "registration and management" of all non-profit organizations.
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 Xinjiang travel guide - Wikitravel
Xinjiang, officially called 'Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region,' (新疆; Xīnjiāng) is located in the northwest of China, in the Mongolian Uplands.
The northwestern border region of Xinjiang, lauded variously as a land of song and dance, melons and fruits, precious stones, and carpets, is situated in the heart of the Eurasia Continent.
Xinjiang was a key link on the Silk Road and a hub for east-west cultural exchanges in ancient times.
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 Xinjiang Province travel guide
Standing on the ancient Silk Road, Xinjiang is famous for being dominated by desert, mountains, stunning lakes, green grasslands, and its ethnic religion and colorful customs.
Although remote and desolate, it is still a wonderful place retaining an air of mystery, energy and enthusiasm.
Additional travel guides are available in ten languages at wikitravel.org.
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 Xinjiang Project
The "Environmental monitoring of spontaneous combustion in the North China Coalfields" project started in 1994 and ended in 1997 with financial support of the European Community and the Ministry of Coal Industry of P.R. China.
They are located in the north of Tianshan mountain in Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China (see map of study area).
The main ground cover types are coal seams, sedimentary rocks (sandstone, siltstone, mudstone and shale), burnt rocks and soil.
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 China Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region-The Silk Road-News
Ancient natives of Lopnur had little connection with the outside world,but with the river changing course and the lakes drying up, the worsening environment has brought historical changes to their lives.They now no longer depend solely on fishing for a living, but also engage in farming.
Lambs are roasted and served whole, pancakes are presented in the shape of a tower, and rice is eaten with the hands.
By the end of 2000, Xinjiang has 10 development zones of which 6 are state-level development zones and border cooperation zones.
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 History and Development of Xinjiang (Part 2)
It became prevalent throughout Xinjiang during the period of the Southern and Northern Dynasties and the Sui and Tang dynasties.
In Xinjiang, Buddhist culture reached a very high level, leaving a precious cultural heritage of statues, paintings, music, dancing, temples and sacred grottoes, greatly enriching the cultural and art treasury of China and the whole world.
Around the 18th century, Protestantism and Catholicism spread to Xinjiang, at a time when Buddhism, Taoism and Shamanism were flourishing in the region, and temples and churches of these religious faiths could be found everywhere in Xinjiang.
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 Xinjiang,Xinjiang China,Xinjiang Travel,Xinjiang China Tour,Travel Guide to Xinjiang,Xinjiang Tour, Xinjiang ...
Xinjiang is located in northwestern China and is located close to Qinghai, Gansu and Tibet.
According to available historical records Xinjiang was known as Xiyu in ancient China.
Xinjiang has been ruled by several dynasties and has been an integral part of the Chinese territory.
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 Xinjiang Travel Guide: Xinjiang Tour, Map, Hotel, Tips, Xinjiang China
Xinjiang borders Tibet, Qinghai, Gansu, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Kirghizstan, Uzbekistan, Tadzhikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.
Xinjiang has a desert climate with a low annual rainfall of only 150 millimeters (6 inches).
Superlatives are often used when describing Xinjiang: It is the most arid province; also contains the hottest and the coldest places; the longest inland river, the Tarim; the lowest marsh, the Aydingkol Lake (Moonlight Lake) in the Turpan Basin; the largest inland lake and the largest desert.
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 Scenes from Xinjiang - china.org.cn
At the westernmost end of China, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region was a communications hub on the Silk Road that historically linked China with the Middle East and Europe.
With landscapes and scenery of enchanting beauty, Xinjiang remains a perfect dream to numerous tourists.
Today's Xinjiang looks more beautiful than ever before.
www.china.org.cn /english/features/mlxinjiang/139648.htm   (93 words)

 business Wujiaqu China   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Three new cities established in Xinjiang The county-level cities of Tumushuke, Alar and Wujiaqu are under the It used to be an important pass from China to the Middle East and Middle Asia.
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Xinjiang Speaking at the second China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit, the official said China is currently the Wujiaqu, 五家渠市, Wǔjiāqú.
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 Hoi Tak Hotel Xinjiang (Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur) - Hotel Reviews - TripAdvisor
Hoi Tak Hotel Xinjiang: Low Hotel Prices Made Easy
Xinjiang Uygur: "Is there anyone want to go to Xinjiang?"
Xinjiang Uygur: "Moving on Huatugou -- Charklik (Ruoqiang)"
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 Xinjiang China Asia Jade Silk Road Trip Travel Tour Guide Service urumqi sinkiang Urumchi china tour guide tour operator
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 Xinjiang Travel Guide: Xinjiang Tour, Map, Hotel, Tips, Xinjiang China
Xinjiang Travel Guide: Xinjiang Tour, Map, Hotel, Tips, Xinjiang China
With a population of over 19 million, Xinjiang is home to 47 ethnic groups including the Uygur, the major ethnic group in Xinjiang.
While you are visiting Xinjiang, it is important to be aware of the time zone being used.
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 Breeds of Livestock - Xinjiang Goats
The Xinjiang is used for milk, cashmere and meat production.
This breed is found in the mountains of Xinjiang in China and its coloration is white, fl or brown.
We are currently searching for photographs or slides of this breed.
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 Illuminating China's Provinces,Municipalities & Autonomous Regions-china.org.cn
Regional government office address: 2 Zhongshan Road, Urumqi 830041
Situated in the northwest of China, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region was known in China as the Western Territory in ancient times.
Xinjiang also has the longest boundary among China's provinces and autonomous regions and shares 5,600 kilometers of frontier with Mongolia in the northeast, then Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan in the west, and then Afghanistan, Pakistan and India in the southwest.
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