Xining Facts
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Xining Facts

By Candice SongUpdated May. 17, 2021
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Name: Xining (西宁; Xīníng /she-ning/)
Meaning: 'western peace'
Previous names: Silung, Qingtangcheng

Features

Main Attractions

History

The city was a gateway to travel between Tibet and the Gansu Corridor Silk Road trade route. The city changed hands many times among empires, and this left a mix of architectural heritage.

Geography

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Location Information

Climate

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The high-altitude may make breathing difficult for some travelers. Summers are cool and pleasant.

Economy

Transportation

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