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China Guide > Xinjiang>Urumqi Municipality; [新疆维吾尔自治区乌鲁木齐市] [Pinyin:Xīn Jiāng Wéi Wú ěr Zì Zhì Qū Wū Lǔ Mù Qí Shì]

Urumqi Municipality, The Capital City of Xinjiang Uyghur Auto. Region , In Chinese [乌鲁木齐市]

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Location of Urumqi in Xinjiang
Administrative Division Code : 650100;
Post Code : 830002;
Phone Area Code :0991
The Prefix of Motor Vehicle License Plate : 新A
The Prefix of Citizen Identity Card Number: 650100
Area Coverage: 14577 square kilometers;
Population : 2,420,000 persons (Including the subordinate cities and counties);
The Seat : Tianshan District
Urumqi in Pictures
The adminitrative division form of Urumqi is Municipality, which is one of the four administrative divisional forms at the the second level of China local administrative division system .
Municipality is also referred to as a prefecture level city (地级市). Most of Chinese big cities belong to this variety.
A prefecture-level municipality is subject to the juridiction of a provincial government ,and directly controls some urban districts while overseeing some counties or smaller cities on behalf of the provincial government.
Thus it's normal to see a large City (a Municipality) have jurisdiction over some small cities in China.
Urban Subdivisions of Urumqi City
S/NFull NameIn Chinese In PinyinDivison type
1Xinshi District新市区Xinshi QuDistrict
2Midong District米东区Midong QuDistrict
3Dabancheng District达坂城区Dabancheng QuDistrict
4Toutunhe District头屯河区Toutunhe QuDistrict
5Shuimogou District水磨沟区Shuimogou QuDistrict
6Saybagh District沙依巴克区Shayibake QuDistrict
7Tianshan District天山区Tianshan QuDistrict
Subdivisions Under the jurisdication of Urumqi Municipality
The components of greater Urumqi Municipality
S/NFull NameIn Chinese In PinyinDivison type
1Urumqi County乌鲁木齐县Wulumuqi XianCounty
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Overview


Urumqi, whose name means "beautiful pasture" in the Mongolian language of the Dzungar people, is the capital of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and the largest city in the northwest of the country, also the center of politics, economy, culture, science and technology in Xijiang province.

Located at the north of Xijiang, northern foot of Tianshan, southern margin of the Juggar Basin, Xinjiang, has one-sixth of Chinese territory, an important gateway to West and the starting point of New Eurasian Continental Bridge in western China, furthermore, Urumqi li.....
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