Chifeng

Chifeng

Chifeng, a city in the autonomous region of Inner Mongolia in China, is a popular tourist area hosting various festivals that demonstrate the cultural treasures.

About Chifeng

Chifeng, also known as Ulanhadhot, is a prefecture-level city in southeastern Inner Mongolia, People's Republic of China. It borders Xilin Gol to the north and west, Tongliao to the northeast, Chaoyang prefecture of Liaoning province to the southeast, and Chengde prefecture of Hebei province to the south. The city has a total administrative area of 90,275 square kilometres (34,855 sq mi) and has a population of 4,341,245 inhabitants. As of the 2010 census, 1,094,970 of these residents reside within in the urban core districts of Hongshan, Yuanboshan and Songshan even though a large part of Songshan is still rural. Chifeng has three districts, two counties and seven banners: In 2004, Chifeng had 4,435,737 inhabitants (49.14 per km). According to archeology studies, human existence in the Chifeng area can be traced back almost ten thousand years, and the cultural history can be traced back nearly eight thousand years.

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