Xinjiang, officially the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), is an autonomous region of the People’s Republic of China, located in the northwest of the country. Being the largest province-level division of China and the 8th largest country subdivision in the world, Xinjiang spans over 1.6 million km2 (640,000 square miles). — Wikipedia

Visiting China Online: Xinjiang

Visiting China Online: Xinjiang -

For those planning a trip to NW China’s Xinjiang, the must-sees include: Xinjiang Tianshan - a UNESCO World Heritage Site - Taklimakan Desert, Tianchi Lake and the Grand Bazaar.