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Kashgar Destination Guide

Touring Kashgar in China

Kashgar in the region of Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu with its 274,717 citizens is a city located in China - some 2,131 mi or ( 3429 km ) West of Beijing , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Kashgar

Time in Kashgar is now 08:10 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kashgar " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Murghob, Shufu, Yilkiqi, Andijan, and Osh. Being here already, consider visiting Murghob . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Kashgar ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Beautiful Kashgar ---- Guzel Qeshqer

5:58 min by mustafasendal
Views: 7240 Rating: 4.50

our hearts' city lovely Kashgar.----bizning guzel shehirimiz Kashgar. ..

Gerlinde and Ralf - straight from K2 to 'das aktuelle Sportstudio' (English subtitle)

15:57 min by Valandregear
Views: 5002 Rating: 5.00

For English subtitles please click the cc button on the navigation bar Translated by Ms Billi Bierling www.billibierling.com Austrian mountaineer, Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner, has just become the first wom ..


2007.03.07 Pomegranate Juice in Kashgar

6:36 min by tibetronica
Views: 4178 Rating: 5.00

Kashgar is a city of Uyghurs within Chinese borders. In both culture and geography, it is the farthest city away from Beijing. Historically populated by Uyghurs, who are ethnically of the Turkestan fa ..

China Kashgar Market

8:48 min by sinachristian
Views: 2813 Rating: 5.00

Kashgar, die größte Oasenstadt Chinas am Rande der Wüste Taklamakan, wo die südliche und die nördliche Seidenstraße zusammentreffen, war schon vor über 2000 Jahren der wichtigste Umschlagplatz für Kar ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Kashgar Prefecture

Kaxgar (Kashi) Prefecture or Kashgar Prefecture is located in mid-western Xinjiang, China. It has an area of 112,057 km² and 3,979,362 inhabitants at the 2010 cenus with a population density of 36 inhabitants/km²). The capital of the prefecture is the city of Kashgar which has 400,225' inhabitants in its built up area.

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Located at 39.45 75.98 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Kashgar Prefecture

Kashgar

Kashgar or Kashi is an oasis county-level city with approximately 350,000 residents in the western extremity of the People's Republic of China, near the border with Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. Kashgar is the administrative centre of Kashgar Prefecture of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region which has an area of 162,000 square kilometres and a population of approximately 3.5 million. The city's urban area covers 15 km, though its administrative area extends for 555 km .

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Located at 39.47 75.98 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Ancient peoples of China, Central Asian Buddhist kingdoms, Central Asian Buddhist sites, Cities in Central Asia, Former countries in Chinese history, Kashgar, Kashgar Prefecture, Oases of China, Populated places along the Silk Road, Populated places in Xinjiang

Id Kah Mosque

For the mosque in Afghanistan, see Id Gah Mosque Id Kah Mosque 250px Basic information Location 22x20px Kashgar, China Geographic coordinates coord}}{{#coordinates:39.47227|N|75.984106|E|source:dewiki_region:CN-65_type:landmark primary name= }} Affiliation Islam Region Xinjiang Ecclesiastical or organizational status Mosque Architectural description Architect(s) Saqsiz Mirza Architectural type Mosque Completed 1442 Specifications Capacity 20,000 Minaret(s) 3 The Id Kah mosque is a mosque located in Kashgar, Xinjiang, in the western People's Republic of China.

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Located at 39.47 75.98 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 15th-century architecture, Kashgar, Mosques in Xinjiang, Visitor attractions in Xinjiang

Afaq Khoja

Abakh Khoja (? - 1693/94), born Hidayat al-Lah, a.k.a. Apaq Xoja, or more properly Āfāq Khwāja was a religious and political leader with the title of Khwaja in Kashgaria (in modern-day southern Xinjiang). He was also known as Khwāja Hidāyat Allāh.

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Located at 39.49 76.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: 1626 births, 1694 deaths, History of Xinjiang, Islam in China, Sufis, Uyghur people, Year of birth unknown

Afaq Khoja Mausoleum

The Afāq Khoja Mausoleum or Aba Khoja Mausoleum is the holiest Muslim site in Xinjiang. It is located some 5 km north-east from the centre of Kashgar City, in Haohan Village (浩罕村; Ayziret in Uyghur), which has also been known as Yaghdu.

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Located at 39.49 76.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Xinjiang, Dargahs, Kashgar, Mausoleums in China, Visitor attractions in Xinjiang

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Kashgar