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|Population [better source needed]||96.6 million|
|GB||ISO №||Province||Chinese Name||Capital||Population||Density||Area||Abbreviation/Symbol|
|NX||64||Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region||宁夏回族自治区
Níngxià Huízú Zìzhìqū
|XJ||65||Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region||新疆维吾尔自治区
Xīnjiāng Wéiwú'ěr Zìzhìqū
|#||City||Urban area||District area||City proper||Prov.||Census date|
Outer Northwest China (Chinese: 外西北; pinyin: Wài Xīběi) is the territories that were ceded from Qing dynasty of China to Russian Empire in Convention of Peking, Treaty of Tarbagatai, Treaty of Saint Petersburg (1881) and other Unequal Treaties. The territories are former parts of far western Xinjiang and northwestern Outer Mongolia and all of Tannu Uriankhai. Historically, Outer Northwest China was part of Dzungaria but was obtained by the Manchus after their defeat of the Dzungars in the 18th century.