Ürümqi or Ürümchi (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.

Ürümqi

ئۈرۈمچى
乌鲁木齐
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
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 (reid) in Xinjiang (orange)
Ürümqi is locatit 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
KintraFowkrepublic o Cheenae
RegionXinjiang
Coonty-level diveesions8
Govrenment
 • CPC Committee SecretaryZhu Hailun[1]
 • MayorJerla Isamudin (吉尔拉·衣沙木丁 / جەرۇللاھ ھېسامىدىن)
Area
 • Prefectur-level ceety14,577 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 ceety3,112,559
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
 • Urban
3,029,372
 • Urban density300/km2 (770/sq mi)
 • Metro
2,988,715
 • Metro density590/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneDe jure: Cheenae Staundart (UTC+8)
De facto: Ürümqi Time (UTC+6)
Postal code
830000
Aurie code(s)991
License plate prefixesA
GDP (2008)CNY 102 billion
 - per capitaCNY 43,211
ISO 3166-2CN-65-01
Wabsteidurumqi.gov.cn (in Cheenese)
Ürümqi
Chinese name
Semplifeed Cheenese乌鲁木齐
Tradeetional Cheenese烏魯木齊
Hanyu PinyinWūlǔmùqí
Leeteral meaninbeautiful pasture
Tihwa (Dihua)
Cheenese迪化
Hanyu PinyinDǐhuà
Leeteral meaninTae Enlichten
Mongolian name
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Mongolie scriptᠦᠯᠡᠮᠴᠢ ᠢᠨ ᠬᠣᠲᠠ
Uyghur name
Uyghurئۈرۈمچى

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.

Internaitional relationsEedit

Twin touns — Sister ceetiesEedit

Ürümqi is twinned wi:

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Urumqi party chief, Xinjiang police chief sacked". Xinhua. 5 September 2009. Retrieved 5 September 2009.
  2. "Southern Pastures (West White Poplar Gully)". Travelchinaguide.com. Retrieved 19 February 2010.