Ningcheng County

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Ningcheng County
宁城县
County
Ningcheng is located in Inner Mongolia
Ningcheng
Ningcheng
Location in Inner Mongolia
Coordinates: 41°35′N 119°21′E / 41.583°N 119.350°E / 41.583; 119.350Coordinates: 41°35′N 119°21′E / 41.583°N 119.350°E / 41.583; 119.350
Country People's Republic of China
Region Inner Mongolia
Prefecture-level city Chifeng
Elevation 551 m (1,808 ft)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Ningcheng County (Mongolian: ᠨᠢᠩᠴᠧᠩ ᠰᠢᠶᠠᠨ Niŋčėŋ siyan; simplified Chinese: 宁城县; traditional Chinese: 寧城縣; pinyin: Níngchéng Xiàn) is a county of southeastern Inner Mongolia, People's Republic of China, bordering Liaoning province to the east. It is under the administration of Chifeng City.[1]

It was formerly known as Beijing under the 12th-century Jurchen Jin dynasty, who used it as their northern capital.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ www.xzqh.org (Chinese)
  2. ^ Theobald, Ulrich. China Knowledge. "Chinese History - Jin Dynasty 金 (1115-1234): Map and Geography". Accessed 19 Oct 2012.