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Bugt hot
Prefecture-level city
Deer Monument in Baotou
Baotou (red) in Inner Mongolia (orange) and China
Baotou is located in Inner Mongolia
Precise location in Inner Mongolia
Coordinates: 40°39′N 109°50′E / 40.65°N 109.833°E / 40.65; 109.833Coordinates: 40°39′N 109°50′E / 40.65°N 109.833°E / 40.65; 109.833
Country People's Republic of China
Region Inner Mongolia
County-level divisions 10
 • Prefecture-level city 27,768 km2 (10,721 sq mi)
 • Urban 271 km2 (105 sq mi)
 • Metro 2,969 km2 (1,146 sq mi)
Elevation 1,065 m (3,494 ft)
Population (2010 census)
 • Prefecture-level city 2,650,364
 • Density 95.4467/km2 (247.206/sq mi)
 • Urban 1,720,099
 • Urban density 6,347/km2 (16,439/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,977,785
 • Metro density 666.15/km2 (1,725.31/sq mi)
 • Major nationalities Han, Mongolian
Time zone China Standard Time (UTC+8)
Postal code 014000
Area code(s) 472
License plate prefixes 蒙B
Local Dialect Jin: Baotou dialect
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese 包頭
Simplified Chinese 包头
Mongolian name
Mongolian Bugutu.svg

Baotou is a prefecture-level city in Inner Mongolia, China. The city's Mongolian name means "place with deer". Its Chinese alternate name in is "Lùchéng", meaning "Deer City".

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