The population of Urumqi is rapidly rising and putting pressure on land and water resources in the region. Photo: Getty Images The population of Urumqi is rapidly rising and putting pressure on land and water resources in the region. Photo: Getty Images
The population of Urumqi is rapidly rising and putting pressure on land and water resources in the region. Photo: Getty Images
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In China’s west, a population boom could drive Xinjiang capital to bust: scientists

  • Xinjiang has the fastest population growth in China and youngest demographic structure
  • The rapidly rising population in Urumqi puts pressure on land and water resources and threatens the ecological balance

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The population of Urumqi is rapidly rising and putting pressure on land and water resources in the region. Photo: Getty Images The population of Urumqi is rapidly rising and putting pressure on land and water resources in the region. Photo: Getty Images
The population of Urumqi is rapidly rising and putting pressure on land and water resources in the region. Photo: Getty Images
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