Xinjiang Uygur
or Sinkiang Uighur; often shortened to Xinjiang or Sinkiang geographical name region W China between the Kunlun & Altai mountains; formerly a province capital Ürümqi area 635,829 square miles (1,653,154 square kilometers), population 15,155,778

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Xinjiang Uygur — /shin jyahng wee geuhr/, n. an autonomous region in NW China, bordering Tibet, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Kirghizia, Tadzhikistan, Pakistan, and India: formerly a province. 13,840,000; 635,830 sq. mi. (1,646,800 sq. km). Cap.: Ürümqi. Also, Sinkiang… …   Universalium

  • Xinjiang Uygur — /shin jyahng wee geuhr/, n. an autonomous region in NW China, bordering Tibet, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Kirghizia, Tadzhikistan, Pakistan, and India: formerly a province. 13,840,000; 635,830 sq. mi. (1,646,800 sq. km). Cap.: Ürümqi. Also, Sinkiang… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Xinjiang-Uygur — Provins i Kina med et areal på 1.646.900 km2. Provinsen er en selvstyrende region med en befolkning på cirka 15 millioner. Hovedstaden hedder Chengdu …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Xinjiang Uygur — Xin•jiang Uy•gur or Sinkiang Uighur [[t]ˈʃɪnˈdʒyɑŋ ˈwi gər[/t]] n. pin geg an autonomous region in NW China, bordering Tibet, Kazakhstan, Kirghizia, and Mongolia. 16,320,000; 635,830 sq. mi. (1,646,800 sq. km) Cap.: Ürümqi …   From formal English to slang

  • Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu — Admin ASC 1 Code Orig. name Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu Country and Admin Code CN.13 CN …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region — /ˈʃɪndʒiʌŋ ˈwigʊə/ (say shinjeeung weegoouh) noun an administrative division of north western China, formerly a province. 1 646 900 km2. Capital: Urumqi. Formerly, Sinkiang Uighur AR …   Australian English dictionary

  • Xinjiang — [shin′jē äŋ′wē′goor′shin′jē′äŋ′] autonomous region of NW China, between Tibet & Kazakhstan: 635,832 sq mi (1,646,799 sq km); pop. 15,370,000; cap. Ürümqi: also Xinjiang Uygur [shin′jē äŋ′wē′goor′] * * * or Hsin chiang conventional Sinkiang in… …   Universalium

  • Xinjiang — [shin′jē äŋ′wē′goor′shin′jē′äŋ′] autonomous region of NW China, between Tibet & Kazakhstan: 635,832 sq mi (1,646,799 sq km); pop. 15,370,000; cap. Ürümqi: also Xinjiang Uygur [shin′jē äŋ′wē′goor′] …   English World dictionary

  • Xinjiang — 新疆维吾尔自治区 Xīnjiāng Wéiwú’ěr Zìzhìqū (Pinyin) شىنجاڭ ئۇيغۇر ئاپتونوم رايونى Xinjiang Uyƣur Aptonom Rayoni (uigur.) Abkürzung: 新 (Pinyin: Xīn) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Xinjiang — geographical name see Xinjiang Uygur …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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