Hohhot

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Hohhot
City of Hohhot
Hohhot Central Square
Hohhot Central Square
Hohhot (red) in Inner Mongolia (orange) and China
Hohhot (red) in Inner Mongolia (orange) and China
CountryPeople's Republic of China
RegionInner Mongolia
County-level divisions10
Township divisions116
Established1580
Government
 • CPC Committee SecretaryHan Zhiran
 • MayorTang Aijun
Area
 • Prefecture-level city17,224 km2 (6,650 sq mi)
 • Urban
2,158 km2 (833 sq mi)
 • Metro
2,158 km2 (833 sq mi)
Elevation
1,065 m (3,494 ft)
Population
 (2010 Census)[1]
 • Prefecture-level city2,866,615
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
 • Urban
1,980,774
 • Urban density920/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
 • Metro
1,980,774
 • Metro density920/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
 • Major nationalities
Han - 87.16%
Mongolian - 9.98%
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard Time)
Postal code
010000
Area code(s)471
License plate prefixes蒙A
GDP (2008)131.6 billion yuan
 - per capita51,016 yuan
Local DialectJin: Hohhot dialect
Administrative division code150100
ISO 3166-2CN-15-01
Websitehttp://www.huhhot.gov.cn/en/index.asp
Hohhot
Chinese name
Chinese呼和浩特
Literal meaningblue city or calling for peace, abundant, & unique
Mongolian name
Mongolian CyrillicKökeqota.svg

Hohhot, also Huhehot or Huhhot, is the capital of Inner Mongolia. It is the region's administrative, economic, and cultural centre.

Footnotes[change | change source]

  1. "呼和浩特市2010年第六次全国人口普查主要数据" [Sixth National Population Census of the People's Republic of China]. 内蒙古新闻网. Retrieved 30 August 2012.

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