Dongsheng District

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City center
City center
Dongsheng is located in Inner Mongolia
Location in Inner Mongolia
Coordinates: 39°46′N 109°55′E / 39.767°N 109.917°E / 39.767; 109.917Coordinates: 39°46′N 109°55′E / 39.767°N 109.917°E / 39.767; 109.917
CountryPeople's Republic of China
RegionInner Mongolia
Prefecture-level cityOrdos
 • Urban
130 km2 (50 sq mi)
1,299 m (4,262 ft)
 • Urban
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Dongsheng District (Mongolian: ᠳ᠋ᠦᠩᠱᠧᠩ ᠲᠣᠭᠣᠷᠢᠭ Düŋšėŋ toɣoriɣ; simplified Chinese: 东胜区; traditional Chinese: 東勝區; pinyin: Dōngshèng Qū; alternate spelling English: Koshang; Turkic: Košang) is a District and the seat of Ordos City, Inner Mongolia, People's Republic of China. It has a district population of 230,579, with 162,317 in the urban area. The district is predominantly Han Chinese, but has a significant Mongol minority.


Map including Dongsheng (labeled as 東勝 TUNG-SHENG (walled)) (AMS, 1956)

Dongsheng is also the fastest growing district of Ordos City, half of the district being under construction. To enable further expansion, officials in 2003 planned the nearby district of Kangbashi, a brand new (city) 25 kilometres (16 mi) from Dongsheng.


Ordos's prefectural administrative region occupies 86,752 square kilometres (33,495 sq mi) and covers the bigger part of the Ordos Desert, although the urban area itself is relatively small. The region borders the prefectures of Hohhot to the east, Baotou to the northeast, Bayan Nur to the north, Alxa League to the northwest, Wuhai to the west, the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region to its southwest, and the provinces of Shaanxi and Shanxi to the south.



  1. ^ a b Cox, W (2018). Demographia World Urban Areas. 14th Annual Edition (PDF). St. Louis: Demographia. p. 82.

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