The city of Turpan, also known as Turfan or Turufan, is an oasis city in Xinjiang located 150 km south of Urumqi in a mountain basin on the northern side of the Turpan depression. Part of the Turpan depression lies 154 m below sea level and is the lowest spot in China and the second lowest depression in the world. The city receives practically no rain and relies on a system of irrigation channels supplying the city with water from the nearby mountains. Near Turpan are several grape farms.

Emin minaret and Sugong mosque photo gallery  - 10 pictures of Emin minaret and Sugong mosque
Mansion of the prefect of Turpan photo gallery  - 7 pictures of Mansion of the prefect of Turpan
Around the bazaar photo gallery  - 25 pictures of Around the bazaar
People in Turpan photo gallery  - 7 pictures of People in Turpan
Miscellaneous photos photo gallery  - 15 pictures of Miscellaneous photos
10 photos of the Emin minaret and mosque in Turpan, one of the more distinguished landmarks of the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region
7 photos of the mansion of Turpan's prefect near the Emin minaret
25 photos taken in and around the bazaar in Turpan
7 photos of Uighur people in Turpan
15 miscellaneous photos of Turpan, including a mosque, a petrol station and others
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