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Heshigten Banner
County
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Chinese 克什克腾旗
 • Pinyin kèshíkèténg qí
Heshigten Banner is located in China
Heshigten Banner
Heshigten Banner
Location in China
Coordinates: 43°16′48″N 117°28′48″E / 43.28000°N 117.48000°E / 43.28000; 117.48000Coordinates: 43°16′48″N 117°28′48″E / 43.28000°N 117.48000°E / 43.28000; 117.48000
Country China
Province Inner Mongolia
Prefecture-level city Chifeng
Area
 • Total 20,637 km2 (7,968 sq mi)
Elevation 1,100 m (3,600 ft)
Population
 • Total 256,000
 • Density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 025350
Area code(s) 0476

Hexigten Qi (Mongolian: ᠬᠡᠰᠢᠭᠲᠡᠨ ᠬᠣᠰᠢᠭᠤ Kesigten qosiɣu; simplified Chinese: 克什克腾旗; traditional Chinese: 克什克騰旗; pinyin: Kèshíkèténg Qí) is a banner of Inner Mongolia, China. The Hishigten Mongols live here.

It has a population of more than 256,000, which includes 8 ethnic groups, i.e. Han, Mongol, Hui, Manchu, Daur, Korean, Dong and Zhuang. It is under the jurisdiction of Chifeng.

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  • Pillar industries: mining, renewable energy, tourism, stockbreeding,
  • GDP: RMB ¥5.79 billion in 2008
  • Composition of GDP in 2008: RMB ¥0.94 billion in primary industry, ¥3.8 billion in secondary industry, ¥1.05 billion in third industry
  • From 2006 to 2008, Hexigten ranked No.1 for 3 consecutive years in wind power production among all the counties of China. Till the end of 2008, 532 wind turbines had been installed. Total installed generating capacity was 525 megawatt, and yearly generated energy was 1124 GWh.

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