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Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region
Cheenese : 新疆维吾尔自治区
Xīnjiāng Wéiwú'ěr Zìzhìqū
Uyghur : شىنجاڭ ئۇيغۇر ئاپتونوم رايونى
Shinjang Uyghur Aptonom Rayoni
Abbreviations:   (pinyin: Xīn)
Xinjiang is heichlichtit on this map
Oreegin o name 新 xīn – new
疆 jiāng – frontier
"new frontier"
Admeenistration type Autonomous region
Caipital Ürümqi
Lairgest ceety Ürümqi
CPC Ctte Secretary Zhang Chunxian (张春贤)
Governor Nur Bekri (نۇر بەكرى or 努尔•白克力)
Aurie 1,660,001 km2 (640,930 sq mi) (1st)
 - Latitude 35° 14' to 49° 11' N
 - Longitude 073° 30' to 096° 23' E[1]
Population (2010)
 - Density
21,813,334 (25t)
13 /km2 (34 /sq mi) (29t)
GDP (2010)
 - per caipita
CNY 541.2 billion
US$ 80.04 billion (25t)
CNY 25,034
US$ 3,698 (19t)
HDI (2008) 0.774 (medium) (21st)
Ethnic composition Uyghur – 45%
Han – 41%
Kazakh – 7%
Hui – 5%
Kyrgyz – 0.9%
Mongols – 0.8%
Dongxiang – 0.3%
Pamiris – 0.2%
Xibe – 0.2%
Leids an dialects Mainly Mandarin an Uyghur, an aw Mongolie an ither 41 languages
Prefectural level 14 diveesions
Coonty level 99 diveesions
Tounship level* 1005 diveesions
ISO 3166-2 CN-65
Offeecial wabsteid
http://www.xinjiang.gov.cn (Various languages)
Source for population and GDP data:
《中国统计年鉴—2005》 China Statistical Yearbook 2005
ISBN 7503747382
Source for nationalities data:
《2000年人口普查中国民族人口资料》 Tabulation on nationalities of 2000 population census of China
ISBN 7105054255
*As at December 31, 2004
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Xinjiang (Uyghur: شىنجاڭ‎, ULY: Shinjang; Mandarin pronunciation: [ɕíntɕjɑ́ŋ]; Cheenese: 新疆; pinyin: Xīnjiāng; Wade–Giles: Hsin1-chiang1; Postal map spelling: Sinkiang) is an autonomous region (Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region[2]) o the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae. It is the lairgest Cheenese admeenistrative diveesion an spans ower 1.6 million km2. Xinjiang borders Roushie, Mongolie, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan an Indie, haes abundant ile reserves an is Cheenae's lairgest natural gas-producin region.

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  1. Does not include any territory disputed with India or Pakistan
  2. Xinjang Uyĝur Aptonom Rayoni in SASM/GNC romanization

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