Republic of Uyghurstan
Timeline: The Era of Relative Peace

OTL equivalent: Xinjiang Province
Flag Coat of Arms
Flag Seal
Location of Republic of Uyghurstan
Location of Uyghuristan in light blue
Capital
(and largest city)
Urumqi
Religion Islam
Ethnic Groups
  main
 
Ughyurs
  others Kazakhs, Tibetans, Pashtuns, Han Chinese
Independence from People's Republic of China
  declared July 1990
  recognized October 1, 1991

Uyghurstan, (formerly called Xinjiang, a province of the former PRC) or East Turkistan, is a region located in northwestern China. It borders Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, and Mongolia. It is a predominantly Muslim region, of which the majority population consists of ethnic Uyghurs.

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