Yínchuān is the capital of the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, People's Republic of China, and former capital of the Western Xia Empire of the Tanguts. It has an area of 4,467 km² and a total population of 1.99 million. Its built up area is home to 1,290,170 inhabitants spread on 3 u ...
Yinchuan originally was a xian (county) under the name of Fuping in the 1st century BC; its name was changed to Huaiyuan in the 6th century AD. After the fall of the Tang dynasty in 907, it was occupied by the Tangut Xi-Xia dynasty, of which it was the capital. After the destruction of the Xi-Xia dy ...
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Yinchuan in brief: Population: 1,406,000 Land Area: 9,579 square kilometers (3,698 square miles) Administrative Divisions: 3 districts (Xingqing, Jinfeng, Xixia); 1 county-level city (Lingwu); 2 counties (Yongning, Helan) Seat of the City Government: N0.166, Middle Beijing Road, Jinfeng District Major Nationalities: Han, Hui (nearly 370,000) Area code: 0951 Postal code: 750000 City flower: rose Religion: Islam Custom As the saying goes, while in Rome, do as the Roman does. It is very ...