科尔沁区 • ᠬᠣᠷᠴᠢᠨᠲᠣᠭᠣᠷᠢᠭ
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Elevation||179 m (587 ft)|
|Time zone||China Standard (UTC+8)|
Horqin District (Mongolian: ᠬᠣᠷᠴᠢᠨ ᠲᠣᠭᠣᠷᠢᠭ Қорчин тоори Qorčin toɣoriɣ; simplified Chinese: 科尔沁区; traditional Chinese: 科爾沁區; pinyin: Kē'ěrqìn Qū) is an administrative district of the prefecture-level city of Tongliao, Inner Mongolia, China, and the seat of government of the prefecture-level city.
The district was formed in January 1999 upon the creation of the prefecture-level city of Tongliao from the former Jirem League. The boundaries of the district is roughly coterminous with the core urban area of Tongliao.
The Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities is located in the district; it was founded in 2000 as an amalgamation of the Inner Mongolia Normal College of the Nationalities, the Mongol Medicine College of Inner Mongolia, and the Jirem College of Animal Husbandry.
- www.xzqh.org (in Chinese)
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