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As the capital of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous, Urumqi attracts travelers by its fabulous exotic cultures and customs of Uyghur ethnic.

Urumqi Quick Facts

English Name: Urumqi

Railway Stations: Urumqi Railway Station

Zip Code: 830000

Location: In the northwest of China

Chinese Name: 乌鲁木齐 (wūlǔmùqí)

Suburban Districts: In the northwest of China

Airports: Urumqi Diwopu International Airport

Area Code: 0991

Population: 3,110,280 (2010)

Best Time to Visit: Spring, Summer, Autumn

Top Attractions in Urumqi

Urumqi Maps Free Download

Find maps of Urumqi, including Urumqi's regional location to other parts of China as well as . Our Urumqi travel guide ( includes weather, living, food, weather, transportation, etc.) has heaps of useful information and tips! > See More

Shopping in Urumqi

Urumqi is a great place if you want to buy some exquisite gifts and souveni during your trip. Textiles and carpets handmade with fine workmahip and gorgeous exotic patter should be great choices, and those big bazaa like Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar are great destinatio for shopping. The most important mart of Urumqi stand at the crossing of liberate road and d...> See More

Restaurants (Food) in Urumqi

Roasted Sheep Originally, it was a part of country fai and formal banquets, and now as the tourist needs, it becomes a part of enjoying the city.It is made at a special iron barbecue grilled moxibustion tank.The making step is roasted lamb while sprinkle seasoning like salt, chili powder and cumin powder. After 3 or 5 minutes,the delicious roasted sheep is done. Lamian N...> See More

Entertainment in Urumqi

As a remote and inland city, Urumqi does have its own style nightlife, such as night markets, ethnic singing and dancing show, local snack ba etc.It's also abounding with restaurants, KTVs, barbecue stalls, and dance ba.Watching movie in the cinema is also porpular in the locals. 1. Ba There are doze of pubs, internet cafes, bowling clubs, tea and coffee ba located on the...> See More