Korla

What is Korla known for?


vegetable oil

of government in the town of Wuni in the Charkhlik Ruoqiang (Ruoqiang County) oasis, and from thence to Khotan and Yarkand (Yarkant County). Hill (2009), p. 88. The primary economic activity of the XPCC remains agriculture, including cotton, fruit, vegetables, food crops, vegetable oils, sugar beets, and so forth. Important products are cotton, tomatoes, ketchup, Korla pears, Turpan grapes, wine, and so forth


detailed

). ''The Heart of a Continent'', p. 148. John Murray, London. Facsimile reprint: (2005) Elbiron Classics. ISBN 1-4212-6551-6 (pbk); ISBN 1-4212-6550-8 (hardcover). References *Hill, John E. (2009). ''Through the Jade Gate to Rome: A Study of the Silk Routes during the Later Han Dynasty, 1st to 2nd Centuries CE''. BookSurge, Charleston, South

Carolina. ISBN 978-1-4392-2134-1. *Mallory, J. P. and Mair, Victor H. 2000. ''The Tarim Mummies: Ancient China and the Mystery of the Earliest Peoples from the West''. Thames & Hudson, London. *Stein, Aurel M. 1921. ''Serindia: Detailed report of explorations in Central Asia and westernmost China'', 5 vols. London & Oxford. Clarendon Press. Reprint: Delhi. Motilal Banarsidass. 1980. Aurel M. 1928. ''Innermost Asia: Detailed report of explorations


early stage

BCE to 23 CE), to have had 1,200 households, 9,600 individuals and 2,000 people able to bear arms. It also mentions that it adjoined Shanshan and Qiemo (Charchan) to the south. Hulsewé, A. F. P. and Loewe, M. A. N. 1979. ''China in Central Asia: The Early Stage 125 BC – AD 23: an annotated translation of chapters 61 and 96 of the History of the Former Han Dynasty'', p. 177. E. J. Brill, Leiden. In 61 CE, the Xiongnu led some 30,000 troops from 15 kingdoms


abstract

author Mischke, S. title Holocene environmental fluctuations of Lake Bosten (Xinjiang, China) inferred from ostracods and stable isotopes journal EGS - AGU - EUG Joint Assembly, Abstracts from the meeting held in Nice, France, abstract #6609 date 6–11 April 2003 volume series issue page pages at publisher European Geosciences Union bibcode 2003EAEJA.....6609M * '''ZWKC''' (KCA) – Kuqa Qiuci Airport – Kuqa (Kuqa County), Xinjiang


unique feature

'' or ''Kongque River'', flows through the center of Korla, a unique feature amongst cities in Xinjiang. While the literal meaning of the Chinese name "Kongque River" is "Peacock River", the name originates from a semantically distorted transliteration of the Uyghur (Uyghur language) name "Konqi Darya" which means "Tanner's River". Nara Shiruku Rōdo-haku Kinen Kokusai Kōryū Zaidan, Shiruku Rōdo-gaku Kenkyū Sentā: Opening up the Silk


lhasa

in northwestern China uses water provided by ''karez''. Future extensions In a meeting between Chinese and Nepalese officials on 25 April 2008, the Chinese delegation announced that country's intention to extend the Qingzang railway from Lhasa to Zhangmu (Nepali (Nepali language): Khasa) on the Nepalese border. Nepal had requested that the railway be extended to enable trade and tourism between the two nations. Construction of the extension is planned

new tracks include one from Lhasa to Nyingchi and one from Lhasa to Shigatse, both in the Tibet Autonomous Region. Three tracks will originate from Golmud in Qinghai province and run to Chengdu in Sichuan province, Dunhuang in Gansu province, and Korla of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The sixth will link Xining, capital of Qinghai, with Zhangye in Gansu. The six lines are expected to be completed and put into operation before 2020

. Construction work of the Lhasa–Shigatse extension began on September 26, 2010. 青藏铁路首条延伸线拉日铁路开工建设_社会频道_新华网 The Northern Silk Road on one route bypassed the Tarim Basin north of the Tian


abundance

Lake Bosten. The lake is about , making it one of the largest lakes in Xinjiang. It has been noted since Han times for its abundance of fish. The lake is fed by the Kaidu River and the Konqi River See Note in Korla for naming ambiguity flows out of it past Korla and across the Taklamakan Desert to Lop Nur. There are numerous other

small lakes in the region. Geography The modern town of Yanqi is situated about , making it one of the largest lakes in Xinjiang. It has been noted since Han times for its abundance of fish. The lake is fed by the Kaidu River and the Konqi River See Note in Korla for naming ambiguity


important products

of government in the town of Wuni in the Charkhlik Ruoqiang (Ruoqiang County) oasis, and from thence to Khotan and Yarkand (Yarkant County). Hill (2009), p. 88. The primary economic activity of the XPCC remains agriculture, including cotton, fruit, vegetables, food crops, vegetable oils, sugar beets, and so forth. Important products are cotton, tomatoes, ketchup, Korla pears, Turpan grapes, wine, and so forth


silk

is approximately north of the city and, as it was easily defended, playing an important part in protecting the ancient Silk Roads from raiding nomads from the north. The Kaidu River, also known as the ''Konqi River

'' or ''Kongque River'', flows through the center of Korla, a unique feature amongst cities in Xinjiang. While the literal meaning of the Chinese name "Kongque River" is "Peacock River", the name originates from a semantically distorted transliteration of the Uyghur (Uyghur language) name "Konqi Darya" which means "Tanner's River". Nara Shiruku Rōdo-haku Kinen Kokusai Kōryū Zaidan, Shiruku Rōdo-gaku Kenkyū Sentā: Opening up the Silk

Road: the Han and the Eurasian world, Nara International Foundation Commemorating the Silk Road Exposition, 2007 Climate Korla has a cold desert climate (Köppen climate classification ''BWk'') with extreme seasonal variation in temperature. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from , which is still warmer than most locales at the same latitude further east


abundant water

precipitation days 2.7 Oct precipitation days 1.3 Nov precipitation days 0.6 Dec precipitation days 1.7 source 1 Weather China date March 2012 Economy 200px thumb left Old and new live side-by-side in Korla (Image:Korla may2007panorama.jpg) Korla has long been the biggest centre in the region after Karashahr itself, having abundant water and extensive farmlands, as well as controlling the main routes to the south

Korla

'''Bosten Lake''' (

* '''ZWKC''' (KCA) – Kuqa Qiuci Airport – Kuqa (Kuqa County), Xinjiang * '''ZWKL''' (KRL) – Korla Airport – Korla, Xinjiang * '''ZWKM''' (KRY) – Karamay Airport – Karamay, Xinjiang

left thumb 200px Panorama of downtown w:Korla Korla (File:Korla_may2007panorama.jpg), Xinjiang (w:Xinjiang) in the majestic Tian Shan (w:Tian Shan) mountain range. May 2007. In the leadup to last year's summer Olympics in Beijing, China cracked down on map-making and data-collecting across the country. Despite having permission from the Earthquake Administration in the country, the students were fined a combined 20,000 yuan (2,940 dollars) but did not receive additional punishments. "The data they gathered would have been valuable in analysing mineral and topographic features of the areas," Xinjiang Daily said. They returned to the UK on October 2. '''Korla''' (库尔勒; ''Kùěrlè'') is a city on the ancient Silk Road in Xinjiang Province in China.

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