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ID: 7001745
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001745

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu (autonomous region)  Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu (autonomous region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 41 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 41.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 085 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 85.5000  decimal degrees

Note: May be earliest home of the human race; important as region crossed by the Silk Road by which China traded with West; controlled by Uygurs and later by Mongolians; conquered by Genghis Khan 1200s; under Chinese control 1872; Soviet influence after 1917.

Names:
Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu (preferred,C,V,O,English,L,N)
Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu (Uyghur (Arabic transcription),U)
Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu (Uyghur (Latin transcription)-P)
Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu (Uyghur)
Xinjiang (C,V,display,English,L,N)
Xinjiang (Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones),U)
Xinjiang (Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin)-P)
Xinjiang (Uyghur (Arabic transcription),U)
Xinjiang Uygur (C,V)
Sinkiang Uighur (C,V)
Hsin-chiang (C,O,English,U,N)
Hsin-chiang (Chinese (transliterated),U)
Uygur Autonomous Region of Xinjiang (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Hsin-chiang-wei-wu-erh Tzu-chih-ch'쎼 (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Sinkiang Uighur Autonomous Region (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Sinkiang Uigur Autonomous Ch'쎼 (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Xinjiang Uighur Zizhiqu (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Xinjiang Uigur Zizhiqu (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Xinjiang Uyghur Zizhiqu (C,V,English,U)
Xinjiang Uyghur Zizhiqu (Uyghur (Arabic transcription),U)
Xinjiang Uyghur Zizhiqu (Uyghur)
Xinjiang, Uygur Autonomous Region of (C,V,English,L)
Xinjiang, Uygur Autonomous Region of (Chinese (transliterated),U)
Xinjiang Weiwu'er Zizhiqu (C,V,English,L)
Xinjiang Weiwu'er Zizhiqu (Chinese (transliterated),U)
Xinjiang Weiwuer Zizhiqu (C,V)
CH13 (C,V,FIPS,not applicable,U)
新疆 (C,V,Chinese,U)
新疆维吾尔自治区 (C,V,Chinese-P,U)
Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (C,V,English)
Hsin-chiang-wei-wu-erh Tzu-chih-ch’ü (C,U)
Sinkiang Uigur Autonomous Ch’ü (C,U)
Xinjiang Weiwu’er Zizhiqu (C,U,Chinese)
Xinjiang Weiwu’er Zizhiqu (Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin))
شىنجاڭ ئۇيغۇر ئاپتونوم رايونى (C,U,Uyghur-P)
Région autonome de Xinjiang (C,U,French)
Chinese Turkestan (H,V,English,U)
Sinkiang (H,V,English,L,N)
Sinkiang (Chinese (transliterated),U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of China (nation)  ........  China (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu (autonomous region)  ............  Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu (autonomous region) (P)

Place Types:
autonomous region (preferred, C)  ............  since 1955
first level subdivision (C)
province (H)  ............  as Sinkiang, established 1942

Sources and Contributors:
新疆..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1529047
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1933787
新疆维吾尔自治区..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1529047
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1933787
شىنجاڭ ئۇيغۇر ئاپتونوم رايونى..........  [VP]
..................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1933787
CH13..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Chinese Turkestan..........  [VP]
................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Hsin-chiang..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1529047
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1933787
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 345
Hsin-chiang-wei-wu-erh Tzu-chih-ch'쎼..........  [VP]
...........................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Hsin-chiang-wei-wu-erh Tzu-chih-ch’ü..........  [VP]
...........................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1529047
...........................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1933787
Région autonome de Xinjiang..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1529047
Sinkiang..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1529047
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1933787
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 356
Sinkiang Uighur..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1119
Sinkiang Uighur Autonomous Region..........  [VP]
........................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1529047
........................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1933787
Sinkiang Uigur Autonomous Ch'쎼..........  [VP]
.....................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Sinkiang Uigur Autonomous Ch’ü..........  [VP]
.....................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1529047
.....................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1933787
Uygur Autonomous Region of Xinjiang..........  [VP]
...........................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1529047
...........................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1933787
Xinjiang..........  [VP]
.................  China, National Geographic (1991) map supplement
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1529047
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1933787
Xinjiang Uighur Zizhiqu..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1529047
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1933787
Xinjiang Uigur Zizhiqu..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1529047
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1933787
Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region..........  [VP]
........................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1529047
........................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1933787
Xinjiang Uyghur Zizhiqu..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1529047
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1933787
Xinjiang Uygur..........  [VP]
.............................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 589
Xinjiang, Uygur Autonomous Region of..........  [VP]
...........................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1529047
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1933787
.........................................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 24
Xinjiang Weiwuer Zizhiqu..........  [VP Preferred]
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Xinjiang Weiwu'er Zizhiqu..........  [VP]
............................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Xinjiang Weiwu’er Zizhiqu..........  [VP]
............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1529047
............................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1933787
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 589
..................  China, National Geographic (1991) map supplement
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1529047
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1933787
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 24
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 345; 356
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1119
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xinjiang
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Times Atlas of World History (1988)
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)

 

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