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Heshigten Banner
Grasslands in the summer
Grasslands in the summer
Heshigten Banner is located in China
Heshigten Banner
Heshigten Banner
Location in China
Coordinates: 43°16′48″N 117°28′48″E / 43.28000°N 117.48000°E / 43.28000; 117.48000Coordinates: 43°16′48″N 117°28′48″E / 43.28000°N 117.48000°E / 43.28000; 117.48000
Country China
Province Inner Mongolia
Prefecture-level city Chifeng
 • Total 20,637 km2 (7,968 sq mi)
Elevation 1,100 m (3,600 ft)
 • Total 256,000
 • Density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 025350
Area code(s) 0476

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..


There are 8 main ethnic groups (i.e. Han, Mongol, Hui, Manchu, Daur, Korean, Dong and Zhuang). The Mongols are of the Hishigten division.



Herdsman grazing sheep

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.


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