Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region

Introduction

Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region, Mandarin Nei Monggol zizhiqu, autonomous region (2010 pop. 24,706,321), c.455,000 sq mi (1,178,755 sq km), NE China. It is bounded on the north by the Republic of Mongolia and on the northeast by Russia. The capital is Hohhot (Huhehot).

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