Dunhuang

Dunhuang

Dunhuang ( listen (help·info)) is a county-level city in northwestern Gansu Province, Western China. The 2000 Chinese census reported a population of 187,578 in this city. Dunhuang was a major stop on the ancient Silk Road and is best known for the nearby Mogao Caves. It has also been known at times as Shazhou[1] and, in Uyghur, Dukhan.[2]

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