The Kashi city (full name Kashgar) is located in the southwest of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Reigion in northwest China.Covering an area of 1,981,400 square kilometer and a population of 351,900 in 26 nationalities, Kashi is an oasis in the west edge of the Taklimakan Desert. Many ethnic groups such as Uyghur, Kirgiz, Tajik, Russian, and Hui are living here, among which the population of the Uyghur account for 77.4 percent of the total.
Kashi is marked by the strong national customs of the Uyghur people, who are known to be very hospitable, good at singing and dancing. Hence, the city is known as “City of Music and Dance”. Kashi is also known as “City of Melons and Fruits” for its abundant fruits such as melon, watermelon, grape, pomegranate, fig, apricot, etc. The medicinal plants in Kashi are mainly licorice, Cynomorium songaricum, Cistanche salsa, safflower, and field dodder. It also rich in mineral resources, with a total number of 38 kinds, including iron, mica, asbestos, jade, diamond, coal, phosphorus, barium, titanium, and copper.
The climate in Kashi belongs to the warm continental temperate zone with clear-cut four seasons, in summer there is no extreme hot days and in winter there is no extreme cold days, the mean temperature is 11.7 °C.
Kashi is also abundant in historical relics and natural resources. It used to be the last stop within China’s boundary on the Silk Road leading to the western regions and has a history of 2,100 years. The famous tourist spots include the Ida Kah Mosque, the Apak Hoja Mazar and the Kashi Sunday Bazaar. The Ida Kah Mosque is well known for its grand structure and splendid colors, enjoying a 500-years history since it was built. The Apak Hoja Mazar is the most attractive one of the numerous Islamic mausoleums. The Kashi Sunday Bazaar is the biggest country fair in the region, and serves as an ideal place for tourists to experience Kashi's folkways and civic culture
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