Urumqi (乌鲁木齐, ئۈرۈمچی), also written as Ürümqi, is the largest city and capital of the Xinjiang Autonomous Region. For centuries Urumqi has been a stopping point along the Silk Road. Until recently Urumqi was a small trading post in the desert nestled next to the nearby mountains.
Urumqi (Wulamaqi) etc. Ürümqi ( /uːˈruːmtʃi/), formerly Tihwa (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%9Cr%C3%BCmqi) First a reminder that my blog site is “flagged” because I have been using words like ...
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