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青铜峡市 · شٍتْوﺷیَا شِ
County-level city
Qingtongxia is located in Ningxia
Location in Ningxia
Coordinates: 37°53′06″N 105°59′27″E / 37.88500°N 105.99083°E / 37.88500; 105.99083Coordinates: 37°53′06″N 105°59′27″E / 37.88500°N 105.99083°E / 37.88500; 105.99083
Country People's Republic of China
Region Ningxia
 • Total 2,337 km2 (902 sq mi)
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total 264,717
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Train station sign

Qingtongxia (simplified Chinese: 青铜峡; traditional Chinese: 青銅峽; pinyin: Qīngtóngxiá; Wade–Giles: Ch’ing-t’ong-hsia; literally: "Bronze Gorge") is a city in north-central Ningxia, China. Administratively, Qingtongxia is a county-level city within the prefecture-level city of Wuzhong. It is located on the left (northwestern) bank of the Yellow River, opposite and a bit upstream of Wuzhong main urban area, and borders Inner Mongolia to the west.

Qingtongxia has more than 100,000 residents. Many residents of Qingtongxia are Hui Muslim.

Places on interest[edit]

On the bank of the Yellow River outside the city of Qingtongxia is the site of 108 Buddhist stupas which were constructed during the Western Xia period.


Qingtongxia Dam on the Yellow River (37°53′05″N 105°59′25″E / 37.88472°N 105.99028°E / 37.88472; 105.99028) is located in Qingtongxia. A major irrigation canal branches off the river near the dam and runs north.