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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,English,L,N)
Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu (Uyghur (Arabic transcription),U)
Xinjiang (C,V,display,English,L,N)
Xinjiang (Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones),U)
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, 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,U)
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 Zhongguo (nation)  ........  Zhongguo (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]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
新疆维吾尔自治区..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
CH13..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Chinese Turkestan..........  [VP]
................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Hsin-chiang..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 345
Hsin-chiang-wei-wu-erh Tzu-chih-ch'쎼..........  [VP]
...........................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Sinkiang..........  [VP]
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 356
Sinkiang Uighur..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1119
Sinkiang Uighur Autonomous Region..........  [VP]
........................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Sinkiang Uigur Autonomous Ch'쎼..........  [VP]
.....................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Uygur Autonomous Region of Xinjiang..........  [VP]
...........................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Xinjiang..........  [VP]
.................  China, National Geographic (1991) map supplement
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Xinjiang Uighur Zizhiqu..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Xinjiang Uigur Zizhiqu..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Xinjiang Uyghur Zizhiqu..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Xinjiang Uygur..........  [VP]
.............................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 589
Xinjiang, Uygur Autonomous Region of..........  [VP]
...........................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.........................................  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-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 589
..................  China, National Geographic (1991) map supplement
..................  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
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Times Atlas of World History (1988)
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)

 

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