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Salgozak Destination Guide

Delve into Salgozak in China

Salgozak in the region of Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu is a city in China - some 1,811 mi or ( 2914 km ) West of Beijing , the country's capital .

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Current time in Salgozak is now 05:57 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Urumqi " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Rutog, Minfeng, Layka, and Rokiya. While being here, make sure to check out Rutog . Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Salgozak ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Niya (Tarim Basin)

The ruins of Niya, is an archaeological site located about 115 km north of modern Minfeng Town (also called Niya) on the southern edge of the Tarim Basin in modern-day Xinjiang, China. The ancient site was known in its native language as Cadota, and in Chinese during the Han Dynasty as Jingjue. Numerous ancient archaeological artifacts have been uncovered at the site. Niya was once a major commercial center on an oasis on the southern branch of the Silk Road in the southern Taklamakan Desert.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.11 82.89 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in China, Buildings and structures in Xinjiang, Former populated places in Xinjiang, Oases of China, Sites along the Silk Road

Minfeng County

The Minfeng (Niye) County is a county within the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Hotan Prefecture. It contains an area of 56,726 km. According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 30,000. The county seat is in the town of Niya, which is often referred to by the county name (Minfeng) as well.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.07 82.77 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: County-level divisions of Xinjiang, Hotan Prefecture

Minfeng Town

Niya is a town in Minfeng County, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China. It is the county seat of Minfeng County, and therefore is commonly referred to as Minfeng, and is labeled so on less detailed maps. An ancient town also called Niya is located 115 km to the north of this modern Niya.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.07 82.69 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Ancient peoples of China, Central Asian Buddhist kingdoms, Central Asian Buddhist sites, Former countries in Chinese history, Hotan Prefecture, Oases of China, Populated places along the Silk Road, Populated places in Xinjiang, Uyghurs