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The geographical center of Asia continent

The geographical center of Asia continent

"The geographical center of Asia continent" monument is located near Yungfen in 30 km from Urumqi. Its geographic coordinates are 87°19"52" east longitude and 43°40"37" north latitude. The center (Heart of Asia) was mathematically calculated by Xinjiang branch of Chinese Academy of Sciences and got an official confirmation in 1992. A grandiose monument "Heart of Asia" is a tower of 18 meters on four steel supports, which are oriented to all corners. From every side it represents the letter A, which signifies the first letter in the word Asia. The stylized globe is on the top of the tower, the pendulum in the shape of heart hangs from the center, pointing to the geographic center.

 

 

 

 

 

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