Photos: The coldest town in western China

Source: Globaltimes.cn Published: 2017/1/15 15:15:03

Highlights: Koktokay, located in Altay in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, is known for its rich mineral resources. January is the coldest month in Koktokay, with an average temperature of -37 C. The area is known for having the coldest temperatures in western China.Photos: CFP

  • A truck is covered with thick snow in freezing Koktokay, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Photo: CFP

  • A man pulls a propane tank on a sled in Koktokay township, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Photo: CFP

  • A girl stands next to a snow sculpture in Koktokay, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Photo: CFP

  • A man cooks nang (a traditional Uyghur flatbread) in Koktokay, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Photo: CFP

  • A Kazak man cooks nang with his wife in Koktokay, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Photo: CFP

  • A girl creates instant ice crystals from throwing hot water in the air of Koktokay, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Photo: CFP






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