Ürümqi location on map

Ürümqi location on map

Ürümqi location on map. It is the capital of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China in Northwest China. ÜIt was a major hub on the Silk Road during China’s Tang dynasty, and developed its reputation as a leading cultural and commercial center during the Qing dynasty.

With a built-up (or metro) population of 2,988,715 as of 2010 census (6 urban and suburban districts but Dabancheng not yet urbanized) and 3.03 million in 7 urban and suburban districts, Ürümqi is the largest city in China’s western interior.

The city has earned a place in the Guinness Book of Records as the most remote city from any sea in the world. It is about 2,500 kilometres (1,600 mi) from the nearest coastline.

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