And East Turkestan شەرقىي تۈركىستان
East Turkestan is located in Central Asia, 2400km Away from Beijing. City flourished in the oasis to be scattered in the periphery of the desert since ancient times,
I've been an important position as a stage of the Silk Road.
Divided into three, the Silk Road was called Tian Shan North Road, Tian Shan South Road, the western Province respectively. Here at the same time as a place of cultural exchange between East and West,
History and culture of its own is the nurtured.
Located in the heart of the Eurasian continent nearly East Turkestan is a region far away from the sea the world's most ambient is surrounded by high mountains.
North Mongolia Kazakhstan and Russia, the northeast, Afghanistan and Pakistan and Tajikistan Kyrgyzstan, southwest from the west to the west,
East is in contact with the South China and India, and Tibet.
Rainfall is low, the temperature difference between day and night is very intense, it is inland climate typical. Spring and autumn are short, summer and winter is long,
Sweater is needed at night in some places even in summer. Minimum temperature is also minus 20 degrees in winter.
There is Kunlun Mountains Tianshan Mountains, in the southwestern part Altai Mountains, in the middle in the north, it has been divided into two regions by large mountains of these.
In the south Tarim Basin from the Tianshan Mountains, there is Taklimakan desert at its center.
The Junggar basin that lies between the Tianshan Mountains and the Altai Mountains, rainfall is relatively large, grasslands lush is formed.
It is a land of rich natural resources blessed mineral resources and other petroleum, natural gas, agricultural products, the livestock products.
Another culture has been nurtured with China, is a Turkistan Turkic ethnic groups live, here is a land where Islam has been faith.
Turkestan is divided into east and west across the Pamir.