Urumqi

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Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region capital; an important city in China’s western area.

In 2015, local GDP: 268 million yuan; GDP growth rate: 11%; per capita GDP: 49,351 yuan; tertiary industry as share of total: 62.66%; urbanization rate: 72.90%.

Coal, oil, and gas are main energy sources. Abundant clean and renewable energy such as solar and wind.