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Yinchuan

City Features

  • Foods

    Sweetbreads or ris are culinary names for the thymus (also called throat, gullet, or neck ...

  • Shopping

    Liquorice or licorice is the root of Glycyrrhiza glabra from which a somewhat sweet flavor ...

  • Art&Entertainment

    Lian Yuan Bar, (Located a couple blocks south of Xixia District commercial center (look fo ...

  • Hotel

    International Hotel, 25 Beihuan East Road, ☎ +86 951 6728688 (fax: +86 951 6711808). &nbsp ...

  • Travel

    If you love both the desert and the world of water, Sand Lake in northwest China is an ide ...

  • Geography

    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 ...

  • History

    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 ...

Transport

Yinchuan is located near the western bank of the upper course of the Yellow River, near the western end of the Great Wall of China in the south-central section of the Helan Shan and Ordos Desert.

Administrative Districts

Yinchuan has two parts, the new city, with all of the industry, universities and colleges, is huddled around the main train station while the old city ...

Information and Service

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 ...