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A Glance At Turpan

Date: 3/24/2008 10:14:00 PM by david Tags: Turpan


The old name of Turpan was Gushi. It was a vital pass on the Silk-road. From Ming Dynasty, Gushi had been renamed as Turpan. Turpan became directly under the jurisdiction of central government since Qing Dynasty had unified the whole China. In December of 1984, Turpan upgraded from Turpan County to Turpan Prefecture- level city. Turpan covers an area of 15,738 square kilometers. There are 24 na

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