Facts of Inner Mongolia
English Name:Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
Chinese Name: 内蒙古自治区 (nèi méng gǔ zì zhì qū)
Location:Inner Mongolia is in the north of China, bordering Russia and Mongolia in the northwest.
Area: 1,183,000 square kilometers
Population: 25,396,000 (2019)
Nationalities: Han, Mongolia
Capital: Hohhot City
Cities of Inner Mongolia
Administrative Division: 9 cities (Hohhot, Baotou, Wuhai, Chifeng, Tongliao, Erdos, Hulunbuir, Bayannur, Ulanqab); 3 leagues (Alxa, Xilingol, Hinggan)
History of Inner Mongolia
Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, which lies south of present-day Mongolia, got its name because of the presence of large numbers of Monan ("Southern") Mongols in the area at the time the region became a part of the People's Republic of China. Before that, the territory corresponding to present-day Inner Mongolia became a part of the Republic of China after the fall of the Qing (CE 1644-1911) Dynasty (all of Mongolia had become a part of China by the close of the Qing Dynasty). But Inner Mongolia had not always been "Mongolian"...Inner Mongolia History
What to see in Inner Mongolia?
Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region meets Mongolia and Russia to the north. Extending along nearly all the northern region of China, Inner Mongolia is a province level region in China that has the widest span of longitude. Inner Mongolia is not only rich in natural landscapes, but houses strong ethnic local culture. The main attractions are listed as below, an please see more about Inner Mongolia Attractions.
|Genghis Khan's Mausoleum
|Badain Jaran Desert
When to visit Inner Mongolia?
Weather and Climate in Inner Mongolia is very different during the year. Winter is cold and can be very long, with frequent blizzards. Usually summer is short and warm. The climate changes from arid to semi-humid from west to east, and to humid in the northeast. The annual rainfall is 80 - 450 millimeters, also increasing from west to east. The main feature of the climate here is that the different in temperature between days and nights is very big, so tourists should wear layer of clothes when traveling here....Inner Mongolia Weather
How to reach Inner Mongolia?
After 70 years of development, Inner Mongolia transportation has been improved greatly, whose comprehensive coverage ability and service level of air, train, and bus have stepped forward, so it is very easy to reach any city by train, bus or plane if you want to travel Inner Mongolia....Inner Mongolia Transportation
Inner Mongolia Travel Tips
Inner Mongolia, located in the northern part of China, is a narrow-long province bordered with Mongolia and Russia in its northern direction, so the development of Inner Mongolia tourism has superior geographical advantages. Grasslands in Inner Mongolia, such as Hulunbuir Prairie ,Horqin Prairie, Xilamuren Grassland, Gegentala Grassland,etc, are the pillar of its tourism resources; Inner Mongolia has roughly 86.67 million hectares of natural pasture, accounting for 21.7% of the national grassland area, and being the first of the five national prairie. It has more than 3000 hectares desert, occupying the national second.
|Inner Mongolia Festivals
Inner Mongolia Dining
Inner Mongolia Shopping
Inner Mongolia Maps
Inner Mongolia History
|Dances in Inner Mongolia
Inner Mongolia Folk Song
Tourism in Inner Mongolia