克什克腾旗 • ᠬᠡᠰᠢᠭᠲᠡᠨᠬᠣᠰᠢᠭᠤ
Grasslands in the summer
|• Total||20,637 km2 (7,968 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,100 m (3,600 ft)|
|• Density||12/km2 (32/sq mi)|
|Time zone||China Standard (UTC+8)|
Hexigten Qi (Mongolian: ᠬᠡᠰᠢᠭᠲᠡᠨ ᠬᠣᠰᠢᠭᠤ Кэсигтэн қосиу 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 under the jurisdiction of Chifeng..
The main industries are mining, renewable energy, tourism, and stock breeding. From 2006 to 2008, Hexigten ranked No. 1 for 3 consecutive years in wind power production among all the counties of China with 532 wind turbines installed in 2008, totally installed generating capacity of 525 megawatt and annual energy generation of 1124 GWh.
- Heshigten Global Geopark is one of the UNESCO Global Geoparks. Its 1,750 km2 area is contained in eight separate areas of scenic beauty and geologic significance, including volcanic, glacial, and desert features.
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