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Korla travel guide

Korla travel guide

As a key way in Ancient Silk Road with long history, Korla means overlook in Uygur. Located in the center of Europe and Asia Continent and Xinjiang and the northeast margin of Tarim Basin, Korla borders Kuluke Mountain and Huola Mountain (branch of Tianshan Mountain) to the north and Taklimakan Desert (the second largest mountain in the world). Korla is also called Peal City and Oil City because it is rich in bergamot pear and oil. Minorities have occupied 30.1 % of the total population in Korla. There are 23 minorities in Korla: Han, Wei, Meng, Hui, etc. Korla has five superiority resources: light, heat, water and soil resource, oil and gas resource, mineral resource, tourism resource and unique agriculture resource. Kola has a warm temperate continent dry climate with a total sunshine times of 2990 hours, frost free period of 210 days, annual average temperature of 11.4 ℃ and annual average rainfall of 58.6 millimeters. Therefore, it is quite suitable for the growth of bergamot pear, fruits, cotton, tomato, safflower and hop. The long stapled cotton, tomato catchup and wild kinder of Korla enjoy widespread reputation. The tourism resources of Korla hav... More information about Korla »

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Luntai Diversifolious Poplar Forest Scenic Park

Luntai Diversifolious Poplar Forest Scenic Park is location just 40 kilometers south of Luntai County in the harsh Taklamakan desert, however it offers a complete contrast, unlike the arid, lifeless desert this park is rich in natural wildlife and thick, lush virgin forest. At the entrance to th...

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