1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Suidun
SUIDUN (Chinese, Sui-din-chen), a town of China, capital of the province of Kulja. It is the residence of the governor-general, and was founded in 1762 during the Mussulman rising, and rebuilt in 1883. It is a military town, with provision stores, an arsenal and an arms workshop. Its walls are armed with steel guns.