In the depth of Tianshan Mountains and the east section of Yili River Valley,
Narat scenic spot,at an average elevation of 1800m,covers an area of 960km2
with amount of precipitation about 880mm and average temperature 20℃ in summer.
with wandering Kunes River flowing by,it nestles among the mountains in three sides,
with lush greenery carpeted on.In the vast territory of Xingjiang which mostly are spread over by deserts,
Narat,like an emerald greed jade shiningly studded a piece of golden silk,is bestowed with a large stretch of grassland,gurgling brook,
imposing mountains,which pines sough in the wind.
With a history dating back some 3000 years,Narat,has seen the vicissitudes of nomadic people-Sak,
Usun.ancient Turk and Mongolian period,It was named by the second prince of Genghis Khan,Qagatay,
on his west expedition,which means a place where the sun can be seen at first.Here live the sons and daughters of Tianshan Mountains-Kazak people,
who are hospitable and excelling at dancing and singing,and whose folk custom and culture,simple and unsophisticated,have been preserved to this day.
Narat,with its natural landscape,long history and culture,distinctive ethnic customs combined,
presents a concentrated illustration of China’s western frontier fortress.