Urumqi Travel

Urumqi is the capital city of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, as well as the political, economic, cultural and scientific center of Xinjiang. It is located in the north Xinjiang, the north of the middle section of Mt. Tianshan, and the south rim of Junggar Basin. Covering an area of 10900.77 square kilometers, Urumqi borders Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture in the east and the west, Bayingolin Mongolian Autonomous Prefecture in the south, and turpan in the southeast....Urumqi Overview

 

Urumqi Attractions

Being a center where eastern and western economies and cultures communicated and mingled, as well as a dynamic and multi-cultural city, Urumqi has abundant tourist attractions. Visitors have a lot to discover in and around the city, such as the Red Hill, South Pasture, the Heavenly Lake, the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Museum and many beatutiful lakes and mountains.
 

  • Silk Road Silk Road:

    The Silk Road is an ancient trade route connecting Asia Continent and European Continent, promoting friendly economic and cultural communication among the Asian, the European and the African, and it gradually came into being after ZhangQian’s visiting as an envoy to Western Region in Western Han Dynasty during B.C. 119. The Silk Road starts with Chang’an(now Xi’an), travelling west to Wuwei, passing though Hexi Corridor to Dunhuang and it divides into north and south routes to avoid the Tibetan Plateau.

  • Xinjiang Museum Xinjiang Museum:

    Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Museum is situated on the northwest road of Urumqi City. Built in 1953, it is a comprehensive provincial historical museum, as well as the collectiona dn research center of historical relics in Xinjiang.

  • Red Hill Red Hill:

 

Urumqi Weather

Urumqi has a middle temperate continental aired climate, with short springs and autumns, and long summers and winters. Temperatures very greatly between day time and night time. The annual precipitation is 194 millimeters. The hottest months are July and August, and the average temperature being 25.7℃. The coldest month is January, with the average temperature being -15.2℃. The extreme high temperature is 47.8℃, and the extreme low temperature is -41.5℃.