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Xinjiang : Khotan
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Khotan is a city on the Southern branch of the Silk Road in Xinjiang.

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There is a road West to Kashgar, about 500 km, or East via Dunhuang and on toward central China, a long way away.

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Kotan was once center of a Buddhist empire. The old capital Yoktan is about 10 km West of the current city.



The area is famous for jade. Be prepared to bargain hard.




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