China's West: The Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region

DVD, English
90 Minutues
ISBN: 978-7-88746-128-5

Situated in the northwest China, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region was known in China as the Western Territory in ancient times. Its 1.66 million sq km represent about one-sixth of the total territory of the country, making it the largest of China's regions and provinces. Xinjiang shares 5,600 km of frontier with Mongolia in the northeast, then Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan in the west, and then Afghanistan, Pakistan and India in the southwest.