Xinjiang has 133 key cultural heritage sites under state protection
Kalajun Grassland, a World Natural Heritage site in Tekes county, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. [Photo by Gao Xu/provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
BEIJING -- There are 133 key cultural heritage sites under state protection in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, according to a white paper issued by the State Council Information Office Wednesday.
All ethnic groups in Xinjiang have items on the national and autonomous regional representative lists of intangible cultural heritage, and there are 133 key cultural heritage sites under state protection, according to the white paper titled "Respecting and Protecting the Rights of All Ethnic Groups in Xinjiang."