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[Chinese shin-jyahng wee-guh r] /Chinese ˈʃɪnˈdʒyɑŋ ˈwi gər/
Xinjiang Uygur.
Xinjiang Uygur
or Sinkiang Uighur
[shin-jyahng wee-ger] /ˈʃɪnˈdʒyɑŋ ˈwi gər/
an autonomous region in NW China, bordering Tibet, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Kirghizia, Tadzhikistan, Pakistan, and India: formerly a province. 635,830 sq. mi. (1,646,800 sq. km).
Capital: Ürümqi.


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