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Introduction

Member Regional Governments China Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region Introduction

Xian Hui

  • NationChina
  • Government NameNingxia Hui Autonomous Region
  • GovernorXian Hui

History

  • Ningxia is one of the birthplaces of ancient Chinese civilization.
  • In the third century BC, after the First Emperor of China unified the countries, he installed Beidijun and stationed troops. Furthermore, using water from the Yellow River, the emperor started an irrigation system.
  • On October 25, 1958, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region was established.

Basic Information


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Geography and Climate
  • Area : 66,400㎢
  • Location : upper region of Yellow river located Northwest of China, East Ningxia meets with Shaanxi Province, Northwest boarders with Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, and South with Gansu Province
  • Geomorphology : high in South and low in North with the difference of over 1,000m with ladder-like decline
  • Climate : typical continental climate.
Population
  • Population : 6.68 million (2015)
District and Organization
  • Provincial government : 27 cities and counties (5 prefecture-level cities, 22 counties)
  • Location of Provincial Government is located : Yinchuan
  • Organization : 1 Chairman, 7 Vice Chairman, 63 Bureau
Major Events
  • Eid al Adha, Open Qi Festival
Cultural Heritage
  • Shapotou Desert, Helan Mountain Rock Site, the Western Xia Dynasty Tomb
Sister Cities (Date)
  • Borgou, Benin (1987.01.20), Shimane Prefecture,Japan (1993.10.06), Latina, Italy (2002.03.08), Pest Megye, Hungary(2004.06.17), Sogn og Fgordane, Norway (2005.03.21), Harghita, Romania (2005.11.14), Chaouia-Ouardigha, Morocco(2006.01.03), Punjab, Pakistan (2006.09.16), Faiyum Governorate, Egypt (2008.11.08), Hunedoara, Romania (2010.09), Coahuila, Mexico (2010.04), Damascus, Syria (2010.09), Oromiya, Ethiopia (2011.09), Yap, Micronesia (2011.09), Volta Region, Ghana (2011.12.06), Peloponissos, Greece (2012.05.18), Qazvin, Iran(2012.06.25), Bayankhongor, Mongolia (2012.07.25), Arusha, Tanzania (2012.05.03), Delaware, U.S.A (2012.09), Gezira, Sudan(2013.07.07), Kairouan Governorate,Tunisia (2013.07.09), Los Ríos, Ecuador (2013.09.09), Uvurkhangai, Mongolia (2013.09.16), Gagauziya, Moldova (2013.11.01), Western Province, Sri Lanka (2014.01.14), Vava’u, Tonga (2014.08.21), Nabeul Governorate, Tunisia (2014.12.03), Chuy Oblast, Kirghizstan (2014.12.18)

Economic Status


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Economic Status
  • GRDP (RMB) : 291.17 billion yuan (2015)
  • Per capita income (RMB) : 17157.5 yuan (2015)
Main Industries
  • Agriculture, energy, tourism
Main Products
  • Agricultural and Fishery Products: Chinese wolfberry, red dates, potato starch, wine, halal beef and mutton
  • Products : wool velvet products, coal, tantalum products, electrolytic aluminum, ferroalloy
  • Handicrafts : paper cutting, embroidery, ethnic batik, Helan stone crafts
Major Companies
  • Ningxia Construction Engineering Group, Shenhua Ning Coal Group, Pagoda Petrochemical Group, Baofeng Energy Group Co., Ltd., Ningxia Zhonghang Zhengfei Sui Xiangxiang Halal Food Co., Ltd.
Major Industrial Belt(Project)
  • Yinchuan Economic and Technological Development Zone, Shizuishan Economic and Technological Development Zone

Others

  • Department : Foreign Affairs Office of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region People 's Government
  • Address : No.106 Phoenix North Street, Yinchuan City, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region
  • Phone : + 86-951-5043640
  • Fax : + 86-951-5044308
  • Official Website : http://www.nxfao.gov.cn