China National Highway 217

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National Highway 217
Route information
Length: 1,753 km (1,089 mi)
Major junctions
From: Altay, Xinjiang
To: Kuqa County, Xinjiang
Highway system
Turn-off for the "Ghost City" near Karamay

China National Highway 217 (G217) runs south from Altay, Xinjiang to Hotan, Xinjiang. It is 1,753 kilometres in length and runs southwest from Altay towards Kuqa County and from there southwards through the Taklamakan Desert to Hotan.

The section between Dushanzi and Kuqa crosses the Tianshan Mountains and is commonly known as Duku Highway (独库公路).

Route and distance[edit]

Route and distance
City Distance (km)
Altay, Xinjiang 0
Burqin County, Xinjiang 110
Urho District, Xinjiang 339
Baijiantan District, Xinjiang 404
Karamay, Xinjiang 437
Kuytun, Xinjiang 574
Dushanzi District, Xinjiang 595
Kuqa County, Xinjiang 1117
Hotan, Xinjiang 1753

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