Hinggan League

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Hingan League

兴安盟ᠬᠢᠩᠭ᠋ᠠᠨ ᠠᠶᠢᠮᠠᠭ
Arxan, Hinggan
Arxan, Hinggan
Location of Hinggan League in Inner Mongolia
Location of Hinggan League in Inner Mongolia
Coordinates: 46°05′N 122°04′E / 46.083°N 122.067°E / 46.083; 122.067Coordinates: 46°05′N 122°04′E / 46.083°N 122.067°E / 46.083; 122.067
CountryPeople's Republic of China
RegionInner Mongolia
League Seat of GovernmentUlanhot
Elevation
274 m (899 ft)
Population
(2010)
 • Total1,613,250
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
ISO 3166 codeCN-NM-22
Websitewww.xam.gov.cn
Hinggan League
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese興安盟
Simplified Chinese兴安盟
Mongolian name
Mongolian CyrillicХянган аймаг
Mongolian script ᠬᠢᠩᠭ᠋ᠠᠨ ᠠᠢᠮᠠᠭ

The Hinggan League (Chinese: 兴安盟; pinyin: Xīng’ān Méng; Mongolian: ᠬᠢᠩᠭ᠋ᠠᠨ ᠠᠢᠮᠠᠭ, tr. Hinggan Aimag) is a prefecture-level subdivision of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China. It borders Hulun Buir to the north, the Republic of Mongolia and Xilingol League to the west, Tongliao to the south and the provinces of Jilin and Heilongjiang to the east. The name is derived from the Greater Khingan mountain range that crosses the league from the northwest to the southeast.

Administrative subdivisions[edit]

Hinggan league is divided into 2 county-level cities, 1 county and 3 banners:

Map
Hinggan mcp.png
# Name Mongolian Hanzi Hanyu Pinyin Population
(2010)
Area (km²) Density
(/km²)
1 Ulanhot City ᠤᠯᠠᠭᠠᠨᠬᠣᠲᠠ
(Ulaɣanqota)
乌兰浩特市 Wūlánhàotè Shì 327,081 772 376
2 Arxan City ᠷᠠᠰᠢᠶᠠᠨ ᠬᠣᠲᠠ
(Rasiyan qota)
阿尔山市 Ā'ěrshān Shì 68,311 7,409 7
3 Tuquan County ᠲᠦᠴᠢᠤᠸᠠᠨ ᠰᠢᠶᠠᠨ
(Tüčiuvan siyan)
突泉县 Tūquán Xiàn 274,213 4,800 65
4 Horqin Right Front Banner
(Horqin Barun Garun Omnod Banner)
ᠬᠣᠷᠴᠢᠨ ᠪᠠᠷᠠᠭᠤᠨ ᠭᠠᠷᠤᠨ ᠡᠮᠦᠨᠡᠳᠦ ᠬᠣᠰᠢᠭᠤ
(Qorčin Baraɣun Ɣarun Emünedü qosiɣu)
科尔沁右翼前旗 Kē'ěrqìn Yòuyì Qián Qí 299,834 19,375 19
5 Horqin Right Middle Banner
(Horqin Barun Garun Dundad Banner)
ᠬᠣᠷᠴᠢᠨ ᠪᠠᠷᠠᠭᠤᠨ ᠭᠠᠷᠤᠨ ᠳᠤᠮᠳᠠᠳᠤ ᠬᠣᠰᠢᠭᠤ
(Qorčin Baraɣun Ɣarun Dumdadu qosiɣu)
科尔沁右翼中旗 Kē'ěrqìn Yòuyì Zhōng Qí 251,465 15,613 16
6 Jalaid Banner ᠵᠠᠯᠠᠢᠳ ᠬᠣᠰᠢᠭᠤ
(Jalaid qosiɣu)
扎赉特旗 Zālàitè Qí 392,346 11,837 33

Demographics[edit]

In 2000, Hinggan League had 1,588,787 inhabitants (26.57 per km²).

Ethnic group number share
Han 852,684 53.67%
Mongols 652,385 41.06%
Manchu 71,653 4.51%
Koreans 6,240 0.39%
Hui 3,017 0.19%
Daur 1,168 0.07%
Xibe 568 0.04%
Oroqen 203 0.01%
Yi 154 0.01%
other 715 0.05%

Notes[edit]


Literature[edit]

  • Jinri Nei Menggu: Xing'an 今日内蒙古: 兴安 (Inner Mongolia today: Hinggan). 内蒙古人民出版社 (Inner Mongolia People's Publishing House). 呼和浩特 Hohhot 1997. ISBN 7-204-03542-9. 9+121 pages.

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