in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
42.062 and 86.566 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 42° 3' 43" and E 86° 33' 58"
Currency and Currency Code:
Yuan Renminbi - CNY
Spoken languages:
Chinese, Uighur, Zhuang
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 09:33 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Asia/Urumqi
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
4:41 am and 7:53 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
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Current travel safety evaluation for China in Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 3,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to China.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning China. Last Update: 2022-06-29 08:13:32

Explore Yanqi

Yanqi in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is a city in China about 1,555 mi (or 2,503 km) west of Beijing, the country's capital.

Local time in Yanqi is now 09:33 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Urumqi with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 2 airports in the vicinity of Yanqi, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in China is Korla Airport in a distance of 34 mi (or 54 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Bohu, Hejing, Hoxut, Korla and Yuli. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 36°C / 97 °F

Morning Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Evening Temperature 38°C / 100 °F
Night Temperature 31°C / 88 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 16%
Air Pressure 1000 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 27% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Friday, 1st of July 2022

37°C (98 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Broken clouds, high wind, near gale.

Saturday, 2nd of July 2022

34°C (93 °F)
30°C (85 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 3rd of July 2022

36°C (97 °F)
34°C (93 °F)
Few clouds, moderate breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Holiday Hotel

0,8 mi
Yanqi Passenger Station
841100 Bayinguoleng

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Yanqi Hui Autonomous County

Yanqi Hui Autonomous County is an autonomous county in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Bayin'gholin Mongol Autonomous Prefecture. It contains an area of 2,429 km. According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 120,000. The Qigexing Buddhist Temple Ruins are located in Yanqi County, about 25–30 km southwest of the town of Yanqi.

Located at 42.0667, 86.5667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Autonomous counties of the People's Republic of China, County-level divisions of Xinjiang, Bayingolin Mongol Autonomous Prefecture

Kaidu River

The Kaidu River, also known under its ancient name Liusha River or Chaidu-gol is a river in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China and an important source of water for the region. The sources of the Kaidu River are located on the central southern slopes of the Tian Shan from where it flows through the Yulduz Basin and the Yanqi Basin into Lake Bosten for which it is the most important tributary.

Located at 42.0458, 86.5933 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of China, Sites along the Silk Road

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
K’o-la-sha-erh, Yen-ch’i-hui-tsu-tzu-chih-ch’ü, Kara-schahr, Yinki, K’a-la-sha-erh, Yen-ch’i-chen, Khara Shar, Yenki, Ha-la-sha-erh, Yen-ch’i, Kurashar’, Yan’tsy, Karashahr, Yen-ch’i-hui-tsu-tzu-chih-hsien, Karashar, Yen-ch’i-hsien, Karachahr, Qara Shahr, Yanqi, 焉耆, Yanqi Zhen, 焉耆镇, K̩araxəh̨ər, Qarasheher, قاراشەھەر, Қарашәһәр