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Introduction

Member Regional Governments China Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region Introduction

Zhang Yupu

  • NationChina
  • Government NameNingxia Hui Autonomous Region
  • GovernorZhang Yupu

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 : 6,940,660(end of 2019)
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
Sisterhood & Friendship Provinces / Cities
  • Japan: Shimane Prefecture(Oct 1993), Matsue(Sept 2004), Hamada(Nov 1994)
  • Korea: Gyeongbuk-do Province(Oct 2021); Gyeongsan-si(Dec 2007)
  • Mongolia: Ulaanbaatar(Sept 2003), Bayankhongor Province(July 2012), Uvurkhangai Province(Sept 2013)
  • Others: Borgou, Benin (Jan 1987); Latina, Italy(March 2002); Pest Megye, Hungary(June 2004); Sogn og Fgordane, Norway(March 2005); Harghita, Romania(Nov 2005); Chaouia-Ouardigha, Morocco(Jan 2006); Punjab, Pakistan(Sept 2006); Faiyum Governorate, Egypt(Nov 2008); Hunedoara, Romania(Sept 2010); Coahuila, Mexico(April 2010); Damascus, Syria(Sept 2010); Oromiya, Ethiopia(Sept 2011); Yap, Micronesia(Sept 2011); Volta Region, Ghana(Dec 2011); Peloponissos, Greece(May 2012); Qazvin, Iran(June 2012); Arusha, Tanzania(May 2012); Delaware, US(Sept 2012); Gezira, Sudan(July 2013); Kairouan Governorate, Tunisia (July 2013); Los Ríos, Ecuador(Sept 2013); Gagauziya, Moldova(Nov 2013); Western Province, Sri Lanka (Jan 2014); Vava’u, Tonga(Aug 2014); Nabeul Governorate, Tunisia (Dec 2014); Chuy Oblast, Kirghizstan(Dec 2014); East Kazakhstan Region(May 2016), Kyzylorda(Sept 2016), Kazakhstan; Palawan, Philippines(July 2016);), Nakuru, kenya(July 2017); Marburg, New Zealand(Sept 2017); West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia(Sept 2017)

Economic Status


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Economic Status
  • GRDP : 3,921 bln CNY (2020)
  • Per Capita Income : 56,445 CNY (2020)
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 : 宁夏回族自治区银川市兴庆区凤凰北街106号
  • Phone : +86-951-5058443
  • Fax : +86-951-5043640
  • Official Website : http://www.nxfao.gov.cn