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Turpan Travel Tips
(Tianshannet) Updated: 2011-April-21 16:19:50


City General:
Area: 69,700 square kilometers (26,911 square miles)
Population: 572,000
Area Code: 0995
Zip Code: 830000

Emergency Numbers:
Fire: 119
Police: 110
Ambulance: 120
Traffic: 122

Useful Numbers:
Consumers Complaint Line of the Turpan Consumers' Association: 123154
Tour Complaints: 8523216
Time Inquiry: 117
Telephone Number Inquiry: 114
Weather Forecast: 121
Railway Inquiry: 8642233
Tourist Bureau of Turpan Region: 8523653 / 8523663
Tourist Bureau of Turpan City: 8520171

Banks: The Bank of China provides foreign exchange service.
Bank of China Turpan Branch
Address: No.18, Old City Road, Turpan

People's Hospital of Turpan City
Address: No.4, Gaochang Road, Turpan
Phone Number: 0995-8522461
Bus Routes: 2, 5, 7

People's Hospital of Turpan Region
Address: No.23, Oasis Road, Turpan
Phone Number: 0995-8522724

Turpan Region Xinhua Bookstore
Address: No.29, Old City Road, Turpan

Customs and Taboos:
When traveling in Turpan, you should pay attention to Muslim customs and taboos in particular.
1. Do not poke the food in dishes or get close to the kitchen.
2. Never eat pork or talk about pigs when a Muslim is present.
3. Do not wear clothing that is short and too revealing.
When receiving something, you should use both of your hands to show your thanks and respect to the host.

(SOURCES:travelchinaguide.com)Editor: zhaoqian
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