Horinger County

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Horinger
County
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Chinese 和林格尔
 • Pinyin hélíngé'ěr
Horinger is located in China
Horinger
Horinger
Location in China
Coordinates: 40°24′0″N 111°48′0″E / 40.40000°N 111.80000°E / 40.40000; 111.80000Coordinates: 40°24′0″N 111°48′0″E / 40.40000°N 111.80000°E / 40.40000; 111.80000
Country China
Province Inner Mongolia
Prefecture-level city Huhhot
Area
 • Total 3,401 km2 (1,313 sq mi)
Elevation 1,100 m (3,600 ft)
Population
 • Total 187,000
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 011500
Area code(s) 0471

Horinger (Mongolian: ᠬᠣᠷᠢᠨ ᠭᠡᠷ ᠰᠢᠶᠠᠨ Qorin Ger siyan; simplified Chinese: 和林格尔; traditional Chinese: 和林格爾; pinyin: Hélíngé'ěr) is a county of Inner Mongolia, China. It is under the jurisdiction of Huhhot.

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Economy[edit]

  • GDP: RMB ¥7.82 billion in 2006
  • Pillar industries: milk industry, wool industry, forestry, lamb and beef industry
  • Mengniu, the biggest manufacturer of dairy products in China, is based in Horinger.

Education[edit]

  • At year-end of 2006, there are 46 primary and secondary schools and 4 kindergartens in the city.
  • Number of students enrolled at year-end of 2006: 655 in kindergartens, 10962 in primary schools, 10241 in junior high schools, 4417 in senior high schools.
  • Number of teachers at year-end of 2006: 1834 full-time teachers and staff
  • Percentage of children of the right age attending primary school in 2006: 100%
  • Percentage of primary school graduates entering a higher school in 2006: 100%
  • Percentage of junior high graduates entering a higher school in 2006: 83.59%

Health[edit]

  • Number of medical entities at year-end of 2005: 14
  • Number of health-care entities at year-end of 2005: 1
  • Number of hospital beds at year-end of 2005: 178
  • Number of medical doctors, registered nurses and medical technicians at year end of 2005: 230

History[edit]

Tuchengzi, the capital of the Zhenwu County of the Liao Empire was located within today's Horinger County. It is a major archaeological site now.[1][2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ TOMB OF COUPLE WITH FRESCOES DISCOVERED IN INNER MONGOLIA, CHINA HERITAGE QUARTERLY, China Heritage Project, The Australian National University. ISSN 1833-8461. No. 7, September 2006
  2. ^ 900-year-old tombs discovered in N. China region. People's Daily, UPDATED: 13:56, May 04, 2006