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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Yugur
The Yugurs are descended from Uyghurs who migrated to what is now Gansu provence in China in the late 9th Century AD.
The Yugur (Simplified Chinese: 裕固族; Traditional Chinese: 裕固族; pinyin: Yùgù Zú), or Yellow Uyghur as they are traditionally known, are one of China's 56 officially recognized nationalities, consisting of 13,719 persons according to the 2000 census.
The Yugur were eventually incorporated in the Chinese Qing empire in 1696, during the reign of the second Manchu emperor Kangxi (1662-1723).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Yugur   (235 words)

  
  Yugur - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The Yugur (Simplified Chinese: 裕固族; Traditional Chinese: 裕固族; pinyin: Yùgù Zú), or Yellow Uyghur as they are traditionally known, are one of China's 56 officially recognized nationalities, consisting of 13,719 persons according to the 2000 census.
About 4,600 of the Yugur speak a Turkic language and about 2,800 a Mongolic language; the remaining Yugur of the Autonomous County lost their respective Yugur language and speak Chinese.
The Yugur were eventually incorporated in the Chinese Qing empire in 1696, during the reign of the second Manchu emperor Kangxi (1662-1723).
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Yugur   (285 words)

  
  Yugur - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
About 4,600 of the Yugur speak a Turkic language and about 2,800 a Mongolic language; the remaining Yugur of the Autonomous County lost their respective Yugur language and speak Chinese.
The Yugur were eventually incorporated in the Chinese Qing empire in 1696, during the reign of the second Manchu emperor Kangxi (1662-1723).
The traditional religion of the Yugur is Tibetan Buddhism, which used to be practiced alongside shamanism.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Yugur   (274 words)

  
 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> fr:Yugur   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Yugur ({{zh-stps=裕固族t=裕固族p=Yùgù Zú}}), or Yellow Uyghur as they are traditionally known, are one of China's 56 officially recognized nationalities, consisting of 13,719 persons according to the 2000 census.
The Turkic speaking Yugur mainly live in the western part of the County in Mínghuā District, in the Townships of Liánhuā and Mínghǎi, and in Dàhé District, in the centre of the County.
The Mongolic speaking Yugur mainly live in the County's eastern part, in Huángchéng District, and in Dàhé and Kānglè Districts, in the centre of the County.
www.yourart.com /research/encyclopedia.cgi?subject=/fr:Yugur   (336 words)

  
 The Yugur Ethnic Group
Nearly 90 percent of the Yugur people live in the Sunan Yugur Autonomous County, and the rest in Huangnibao area near the city of Jiuquan in western Gansu Province.
Thanks to the introduction of iron implements from the Hans, the Yugur peoples' skills in farming, animal husbandry and hunting all improved.
In February and April of 1954, the Sunan Yugur Autonomous County and Jiuquan Huangnibao Yugur Autonomous Township were established.
www.china.org.cn /english/features/EthnicGroups/136961.htm   (1156 words)

  
 Western Yugur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Western Yugur and Eastern Yugur are terms coined by Chinese linguists to distinguish between the Turkic and Mongolic Yugur language, both spoken within the Yugur nationality.
Western Yugur shares a number of features, mainly archaisms, with several of the Northeastern Turkic languages, but it is not closer to any one of them in particular.
A special feature in Western Yugur is the occurrence of preaspiration, corresponding to the so-called pharyngealised or low vowels in Tuva and Tofa, and short vowels in Yakut and Turkmen.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Western_Yugur   (406 words)

  
 Yugur Minority - Chinese Nationalities (Yugu) - Page 2
The Yugur ethnic group has a population of about 15,000, with 90% of them living in the South Yugur Autonomous County, and the rest in the Huangnibao area of Jiuquan in Gansu province.
The Yugur originated from the Huihe people who were nomads around the Erhui River during the Tang Dynasty.
In the middle of 9th century, beset by snowstorms, feuds within the ruling group, and attacks from the Turkic Kirgiz, a group of Huihe migrated to the areas around Dunhuang, Zhangye and Wuwei in the Hexi Corridor.
www.paulnoll.com /China/Minorities/min-Yugur.html   (135 words)

  
 Yugur People, Chinese Ethnic Minorities, China Nationality
With a population of 13,719 as at the 2000 census, approximately 90 percent of the Yugur people live in the four areas of Sunan Yugur Autonomous County, and the rest in the Yugur village of Huangnibao area in Jiuquan city (a city in western Gansu Province).
As the Yugur people live by stock raising, they usually eat beef, mutton, and pork, as well as chicken and camel meat on which are put some garlic, soy sauce, and vinegar.
The Yugur people are renowned for their hospitality.
www.travelchinaguide.com /intro/nationality/yugur/index.htm   (677 words)

  
 Registan.net » Yugurs
The Yugur, or Yellow Uygur as they are traditionally known, are one of China’s 56 officially recognized nationalities, consisting of 12,297 persons according to the 1990 census.
The Yugur live primarily in Gansù Province, in Sùnán Yugur Autonomous County, within the Prefecture of Zhangyè.
The largest of these groups are the Turkic speaking Western Yugur, comprising about 4,600 persons; they mainly live in the western part of the County in Mínghua District, in the Townships of Liánhua and Mínghai, and in Dàhé District, in the centre of the County.
www.registan.net /?p=4657   (308 words)

  
 Yugur Ethnic Minority
The Yugur ethnic minority has a population of about 10,569 (by 1990), with 90% of them living in the South Yugur Autonomous County, and the rest in the Huangnibao area of Jiuquan City in Gansu province.
The Yugur languages do not have their own characters, and Chinese characters are the written language of this area.
According to documents, the Yugurs had a lot of names in the past, such as Huangfan, Xifan, etc. In 1953, following consultation of the ethnic minority, it agreed on the official name of the Yugur ethnic minority, meaning rich and stable.
www.gochinatravel.com /n71c128.aspx   (343 words)

  
 The Yugur ethnic minority
Nearly 90 per cent of the Yugur people live in the Sunan Yugur Autonomous County, and the rest in Huangnibao area near the city of Jiuquan in western Gansu Province.
The Qing government (1644-1911), in an attempt to strengthen its rule, divided the Yugurs into "seven tribes" and appointed a headman for each and a powerful chieftain -- the "Huangfan Superintendent of the Seven Tribes" -- over them all.
Geometrical patterns made of coral beads, sea shells and green and blue stone chips, and silk threads in bright colors are used as hair decorations.
www.fmprc.gov.cn /ce/ceee/eng/zggk/mz/t109279.htm   (1167 words)

  
 Safe Computing , Western Yugur Folktales , Internet For Classrooms
Usually, traditional narrative literature is divided into folktales, which are fictitious; legends, which deal with historical events or supernatural experiences and are told as being true, and myths, which deal with the creation of the world and the establishment of civilisation, and concern the sacred.
The historical tales and religious texts are dealt with separately in the sections on the history and religion of the Yugur.
Tales from daily life are presented in the section on the Yugur people.
homeschool.resource.ods.org /20050301.HTM   (162 words)

  
 Learn Chinese - Chinese Culture Base Article
The Yugur ethnic ethnic group has a population of about 15,000, with 90% of them living in the South Yugur Autonomous County, and the rest in the Huangnibao area of Jiuquan in Gansu province.
The Yugur originated from the Huihe people who were nomads during the Tang Dynasty.
Yugur people are skilled at the plastic arts, weaving beautiful patterns on bags, carpets and harnesses.
www.mqzy.com /learnchinese/culture/mingzu/Yugur.htm   (319 words)

  
 The Celestial Emporium of Benevolent Knowledge | Folktales of Western Yugur
Usually, traditional narrative literature is divided into folktales, which are fictitious; legends, which deal with historical events or supernatural experiences and are told as being true, and myths, which deal with the creation of the world and the establishment of civilisation, and concern the sacred.
In Western Yugur animal tales, the trickster is often a hare, and the predator a wolf, sometimes with the fox as his stooge.
The Western Yugur folktale of The Friendship of the Wolf, the Fox, and the Raven is less concerned with trickster pranks; the theme of friendship between animals may be of Buddhist origin.
www.wunderkabinett.co.uk /emporium/index.php?topic=408.0   (1370 words)

  
 Index of Western Yugur Folktales
In Western Yugur animal tales, the trickster is often a hare, and the predator a wolf, sometimes with the fox as his stooge.
The Western Yugur folktale of The Friendship of the Wolf, the Fox, and the Raven is less concerned with trickster pranks; the theme of friendship between animals may be of Buddhist origin.
In Western Yugur folktales, the man-eater is usually an ogress, fond of sucking blood.
home.arcor.de /marcmarti/yugur/folktale/folktale.htm   (1295 words)

  
 CNTO - China National Tourist Office
There are also opportunities to sing and dance with the Yugur people.
They live on the Sunan grassland near the northern foot of Qilian Mountain by the ancient Silk Road, which is in Sunan Yugur Autonomous County.
All Yugur people are adept at riding horses and skilled in singing and dancing.
www.cnto.org /silkroad-gansu.asp   (1755 words)

  
 Yugur Ethnic Minority - China tourist & travel guide for ethnic minorities of China
Yugur Ethnic Minority - China tourist & travel guide for ethnic minorities of China
There are about 12,000 Yugur people in China.
Their history can be traced back to the 3th and 4th centuries BC.
www.orientaltravel.com /people/Yugur.htm   (43 words)

  
 Khotan Rugs - Khotan Carpets
Khotan or Hotan as some call it is an oasis town on the edge of the Taklamakan desert.
The people are primarily West Yugur (also Uighur or Uyghur).
This is opposed to the East Yugur who are related to the Mongols and weave far less.
www.squidoo.com /Khotan-Rugs-Khotan-Carpets   (497 words)

  
 Definition of yugur - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
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 Linguist List - Description of Yugur, East
Enger Yogor Eastern Yogor Yögur Shera Yogur Shira Yugur Yugar Yugu
Listing of Yugur, East documents in Odin Database
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www.linguistlist.org /forms/langs/LLDescription.cfm?code=yuy   (51 words)

  
 China Links - Uygur (Uighur) and Yugur Turks of Xinjiang and Gansu
China Links - Uygur (Uighur) and Yugur Turks of Xinjiang and Gansu
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China: The Yugur Ethnic Minority (mirror)
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