Chinese Submitted Place Names
are used in China and in Chinese communities throughout the world. Note that depending on the Chinese characters
used these names can have many other meanings besides those listed here. See also about Chinese names
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
XINJIANG (Political Subdivision & Region) Chinese, English
Means "new frontier"; derived from Chinese 新 (xīn)
meaning "new" and 疆 (jiāng)
meaning "frontier". Xinjiang, officially the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, is an area in western China and home to Chinese ethnic minorities such as Uyghurs, Huis, etc...