Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region - Aug '05
Urumqi (pop: 2 million), is the capital of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. 80% of the city is Han Chinese and 20% Uyghurs. The name of the city means a "beautiful pasture" in Mongol.
Urumqi International Bazaar, heart of the Uyghur community
Uighur dancer / server. Roast lamb. Uyghur girl dancer. Uyghur girls are called "Guli", which means flowers (same in Azeri-Turkish)
Video of a Uyghur dance (Windows Media Player)
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