127-year-old in Xinjiang May be World's Oldest Person
127-year-old Ali Mihan from Shule County in northwestern China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is very likely to become world's oldest person.
Companies Plan Massive Investment in Xinjiang
Over 130 companies are planning to invest a combined of 49.8 billion yuan (about 8.1 billion U.S.dollars) in projects in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, the region's investment promotion authority has said.
Xinjiang Sets World Record for Cotton Production
Chinese scientists have set a world record by harvesting 12,575 kg of seed cotton on a single hectare of land in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, data released Sunday showed.
Premier Wen Stresses Development, Stability for Xinjiang
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (4th L, front) meets with villagers at a village in Kashgar, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Sept. 4, 2012.
Xinjiang to Become New Engine for Auto Industry
China's far west Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region is expected to become another engine for the country's automobile industry as Shanghai Volkswagen, German carmaker Volkswagen AG's joint venture in China, laid the foundation for its new factory here on Monday.
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5 Jailed, Sentenced to Death for Xinjiang Terrorist Attack
A court in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Monday sentenced two men to death and another three to prison for taking part in a violent attack that happened on April 23.
Eleven Terror Suspects Wanted in China's Xinjiang
Police authorities in Xinjiang have issued an order for arrest of eleven suspects, who are believed to be involved in homicide, arson and explosions, or planned explosion attacks. China Vows Crackdown on Terror Attacks
Official Stresses Tightened Measures against Terror Attacks
A senior Chinese official stressed Sunday that the government will tighten overall measures to strike hard on violent terrorist crimes in Xinjiang in order to safeguard social stability and the interest of people of all ethnic groups.
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China Vows to Continue Fight against Terrorism
Locals Condemn Terrorist Attack in Xinjiang
15 Deceased Awarded after Xinjiang Terrorist Clash
 Xinjiang Enters a New Ear of Development
• 127-year-old in Xinjiang May be World's Oldest Person
• 5 Jailed, Sentenced to Death for Xinjiang Terrorist Attack
• Xinjiang Tourist Arrivals Surge 28 Pct in H1
• Xinhua Insight: Investigations Reveal Details of Xinjiang Terror Attack
• Survivors Recall Violent Xinjiang Attack
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SCO's Chance to Redefine Regional Security

Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region

About Xinjiang


The Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, situated in the border area of northwest China and the hinterland of the Eurasian Continent, occupies an area of 1.6649 million sq km, accounting for one sixth of Chinese territory.It has a land border of 5,600 km bounded by eight countries. It was an important section of the ancient Silk Road. There are 47 ethnic groups in Xinjian.

Kashgar's Dancers

Uyghur Dawaz

Is Chinese Wine Any Good?

The Land of Turpan, Part Two: Karez Wells

Musical Instruments of Xinjiang

The Land of Turpan, Part One: Wine

127-year-old in Xinjiang May be World's Oldest Person

Models Dressed as Mermaids to Celebrate Fishing Festival in Xinjiang

Cotton Harvest in China's Xinjiang

Ice and Snow Festival Kicks off in Xinjiang

Grape Harvest

Life in Kashgar

The Livestock Market in Kashgar

Neighborhood Festival in Xinjiang

Hand-made Uygur Instruments in Kashgar

Display of Xinjiang Nationality Custom at Museum of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region

Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar

For Adili, The More Tightrope Walkers, The Better

Rime Scenery in Xinjiang

Beautiful Snow Scenery in Altay, NW China

Amazing Scenery of Luobu Village in Xinjiang

Autumn Scenery in Tianshan Mountain of Xinjiang

Landscape Scenery of Xinjiang Prairie

Snow-washed Scenery of Tianshan Mountains

The Mythical Stone City in Xinjiang

The Colorful Landscape of Xinjiang's Rainbow Beach

Kanas Lake, A Gem Set in Xinjiang's Mountains

Ghost Town in Xinjiang, Wonders in the Desert

Cole Flower Attracts Tourists in Zhaosu, Xinjiang

Sayram Lake in the Threshold of Summer