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Ürümqi
ئۈرۈمچى
乌鲁木齐
Prefectur-level ceety
乌鲁木齐市 · ئۈرۈمچى شەھىرى
Frae tap: A panoramic view o Ürümqi's CBD, Reid Muntain (Hong Shan), Ürümqi Nicht Mercat, an a view o Tian Shan frae Ürümqi
Ürümqi (reid) in Xinjiang (orange)
Ürümqi is located in Xinjiang
Ürümqi
Ürümqi
Location o the ceety centre in Xinjiang
Coordinates: 43°49′30″N 87°36′00″E / 43.82500°N 87.60000°E / 43.82500; 87.60000
Kintra Fowkrepublic o Cheenae
Region Xinjiang
Coonty-level diveesions 8
Government
 • CPC Committee Secretary Zhu Hailun[1]
 • Mayor Jerla Isamudin (吉尔拉·衣沙木丁 / جەرۇللاھ ھېسامىدىن)
Area
 • Prefectur-level ceety 14,577 km2 (5,628 sq mi)
 • Urban 10,245 km2 (3,956 sq mi)
 • Metro 5,057 km2 (1,953 sq mi)
Population (2010 census)
 • Prefectur-level ceety 3,112,559
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
 • Urban 3,029,372
 • Urban density 300/km2 (770/sq mi)
 • Metro 2,988,715
 • Metro density 590/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone De jure: Cheenae Staundart (UTC+8)
De facto: Ürümqi Time (UTC+6)
Postal code 830000
Area code(s) 991
License plate prefixes A
GDP (2008) CNY 102 billion
 - per capita CNY 43,211
ISO 3166-2 CN-65-01
Website urumqi.gov.cn (Cheenese)
Ürümqi
Chinese name
Simplifee'd Cheenese 乌鲁木齐
Traditional Cheenese 烏魯木齊
Hanyu Pinyin Wūlǔmùqí
Literal meanin beautiful pasture
Tihwa (Dihua)
Cheenese 迪化
Literal meanin Tae Enlichten
Mongolie name
Mongolie Cyrillic Үлэмжийн Хот
Mongolie script ᠦᠯᠡᠮᠴᠢ ᠢᠨ ᠬᠣᠲᠠ
Uyghur name
Uyghur
ئۈرۈمچى

Ürümqi or Ürümchi (play /ˈrmi/; Uyghur: ئۈرۈمچی‎, ULY: Ürümchi; Cheenese: 乌鲁木齐; pinyin: Wūlǔmùqí), formerly Dihua (Cheenese: 迪化; pinyin: Dǐhuà, Wade-Giles: Tihwa), is the caipital o Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region o the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae, in the northwast o the kintra.

Wi an urban population o ower 2.5 million fowk, Ürümqi, whose name means "bonnie pasture" in the Mongolie leid o the Dzungar fowk,[2] is the lairgest ceety in Cheenae's wastren interior. Since the 1990s, Ürümqi haes developed economically an nou serves as a regional transport node an commercial centre.

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Urumqi party chief, Xinjiang police chief sacked". Xinhua. 5 September 2009. Retrieved 5 September 2009. 
  2. "http://www.travelchinaguide.com/attraction/xinjiang/urumqi/valley.htm". Travelchinaguide.com. Retrieved 19 February 2010.