Ningcheng County

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Ningcheng County

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Ningcheng is located in Inner Mongolia
Location in Inner Mongolia
Coordinates: 41°35′N 119°21′E / 41.583°N 119.350°E / 41.583; 119.350Coordinates: 41°35′N 119°21′E / 41.583°N 119.350°E / 41.583; 119.350
CountryPeople's Republic of China
RegionInner Mongolia
Prefecture-level cityChifeng
551 m (1,808 ft)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Ningcheng County (Mongolian: ᠨᠢᠩᠴᠧᠩ ᠰᠢᠶᠠᠨ Нинчен сиыан Niŋčėŋ siyan; simplified Chinese: 宁城县; traditional Chinese: 寧城縣; pinyin: Níngchéng Xiàn) is a county of southeastern Inner Mongolia, People's Republic of China, bordering Liaoning province to the east. It is under the administration of Chifeng City.[1]

It was formerly known as Beijing under the 12th-century Jurchen Jin dynasty, who used it as their northern capital.[2]


  1. ^ (in Chinese)
  2. ^ Theobald, Ulrich. China Knowledge. "Chinese History - Jin Dynasty 金 (1115-1234): Map and Geography". Accessed 19 Oct 2012.

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