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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 : 6,881,100(end of 2018)
District and Organization
  • Administrative Divisions: 5 prefecture-level cities, 11 counties, 2 country-level cities, 9 districts (end of 2018)
  • Location of the provincial government: Yinchuan
  • Organiation: Governor(1), Vice-governor(6)
Major Events
  • China-Arab States Fair
  • Eid al Adha: "feast of the sacrifice" which Muslims may symbolically sacrifice an animal, usually a sheep or goat.
  • Open Qi Festival: the three-day Muslim festival that marks the end of Ramadan
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), Kazakhstan, East Kazakhstan Region(2016.05), Palawan, Philippines(2016.7), Kyzylorda, Kazakhstan(2016.09), Nakuru, kenya(2017.07), Marburg, Newzealand(2017.09), West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia(2017.09)

Economic Status


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Economic Status
  • GRDP: 3,705.18 bln CNY (end of 2018)
  • Per Capita Income: 11,708 CNY (end of 2018)
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