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Prefecture-level city
City of Hohhot
Hohhot Central Square
Hohhot Central Square
Hohhot (red) in Inner Mongolia (orange) and China
Hohhot (red) in Inner Mongolia (orange) and China
Location in Inner Mongolia
Country People's Republic of China
Region Inner Mongolia
County-level divisions 10
Township divisions 116
Established 1580
 • Prefecture-level city 17,224 km2 (6,650 sq mi)
 • Urban 2,158 km2 (833 sq mi)
 • Metro 2,158 km2 (833 sq mi)
Elevation 1,065 m (3,494 ft)
Population (2010 Census)
 • Prefecture-level city 2,866,615
 • Density 166.431/km2 (431.055/sq mi)
 • Urban 1,980,774
 • Urban density 917.87/km2 (2,377.3/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,980,774
 • Metro density 917.87/km2 (2,377.3/sq mi)
 • Major nationalities Han - 87.16%
Mongolian - 9.98%
Time zone China Standard Time (UTC+8)
Postal code 010000
Area code(s) 471
License plate prefixes 蒙A
GDP (2008) 131.6 billion yuan
 - per capita 51,016 yuan
Local Dialect Jin: Hohhot dialect
Administrative division code 150100
ISO 3166-2 CN-15-01
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Chinese name
Chinese 呼和浩特
Literal meaning blue city or calling for peace, abundant, & unique
Mongolian name
Mongolian Kökeqota.svg

Hohhot, also Huhehot or Huhhot, is the capital of Inner Mongolia. It is the region's administrative, economic, and cultural centre.


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