Skip to main content
Global Edition
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Uyghurs

Turkic ethnic group of Central and East Asia


Uyghurs
Uyghurs

The Uyghurs, alternatively spelled Uighurs, Uygurs or Uigurs, are a Turkic ethnic group originating from and culturally affiliated with the general region of Central and East Asia. The Uyghurs are recognized as native to the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in Northwest China. They are one of China's 55 officially recognized ethnic minorities. The Uyghurs are recognized by the Chinese government as a regional minority and the titular people of Xinjiang.

0 shares 8 views

News coverage

You might like