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Full nameXining
Official name西宁市
Native name西宁
Settlement typePrefecture-level city
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Total Area2845.6 sq mi (7372 km2)
Urban Area132.4 sq mi (343 km2)
Metro Area132.4 sq mi (343 km2)
Elevation7463.9 ft (2275 m)
Total Population2208708 (2010 Census)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Urban (pop.)1198304
Metro (pop.)1198304
Other information
Time zoneChina Standard Time (UTC+8)
Postal code810000
Area code971
License plate prefixes青A

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Xining ( ; ; alternatively spelled Silung) is the capital of Qinghai province, People's Republic of China, and the largest city on the Tibetan Plateau. It has 2,208,708 inhabitants at the 2010 census whom 1,198,304 live in the built up area made of 4 urban districts.

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