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Traditional Chinese 百靈廟
Simplified Chinese 百灵庙
Literal meaning Hundred Spirits Temple
The basis of the town's name, Bailing Temple, depicted on a wartime Mengjiang banknote

Bailingmiao (also known as Pailingmiao, Bat Khaalga, or Bathahalak) is a small settlement of 705 people in Inner Mongolia, China. It is located in the Darhan Muminggan United Banner, about 110 kilometres (68 mi) northeast of Baotou. From 1934 to 1936 it served as the seat of the Mongol Local Autonomy Political Affairs Committee.[1] In November 1936 it was the site of a battle in the Suiyuan Campaign. The town has recently[when?] been studied as a location for possible wind farms.

The town has two primary schools: Primary School #1 (established in 1958) and Primary School #2.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Mongolia sets up its new capital: temporary offices have been installed in monastery at Pailingmiao", The New York Times, 1934-07-29, retrieved 2011-08-04 
  2. ^ "卓越持续发展的百灵庙第一小学", Darhan Muminggan United Banner Education Department, 2010-05-19, retrieved 2011-10-08 
  3. ^ "百灵庙第二小学接受爱心捐助", Darhan Muminggan United Banner Government, 2011-01-18, archived from the original on 2012-04-25, retrieved 2011-10-08 

Coordinates: 41°42′11″N 110°26′06″E / 41.70306°N 110.43500°E / 41.70306; 110.43500