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Ulanqab

Ulaan Chab
Administration
Full nameUlanqab
Official name乌兰察布市
Native name 
 
Settlement typePrefecture-level city
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceInner Mongolia
Government
City seatJining District
Geography
Total Area21033.5 sq mi (54491 km2)
Elevation4521 ft (1378 m)
Demography
Total Population2870000
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneChina Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code012000
Area code(0)474
Licence Plate Prefix蒙J

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Ulaan Chab ( , Ulaγančab; ) is a region administered as a prefecture-level city in south-central Inner Mongolia, North China. Its administrative centre is in Jining District, which was formerly a county-level city. It was established as a prefecture-level city on 1 December 2003, formed from the former Ulanqab League.

Ulaan Chab city has an area of 54491 km2 (54491000000 m2). It borders Hohhot to the west, Mongolia to the north, Xilin Gol League to the northeast, Hebei to the east and Shanxi to the south. At the end of 2004, Ulanqab had 2.7 million inhabitants.

The western part of Ulaan Chab used to be part of the now defunct Chinese province of Suiyuan.


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