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City of Hohhot
Hohhot (red) in Inner Mongolia (orange) and China
Hohhot (red) in Inner Mongolia (orange) and China
CountryPeople's Republic of China
RegionInner Mongolia
County-level divisions10
Township divisions116
Established1580
Government
 • CPC Committee SecretaryHan Zhiran
 • MayorTang Aijun
Area
 • Prefecture-level city17,224 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)[1]
 • Prefecture-level city2,866,615
 • Density166.431/km2 (431.055/sq mi)
 • Urban
1,980,774
 • Urban density917.87/km2 (2,377.3/sq mi)
 • Metro
1,980,774
 • Metro density917.87/km2 (2,377.3/sq mi)
 • Major nationalities
Han - 87.16%
Mongolian - 9.98%
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard Time)
Postal code
010000
License plate prefixes蒙A
GDP (2008)131.6 billion yuan
 - per capita51,016 yuan
Local DialectJin: Hohhot dialect
Administrative division code150100
ISO 3166-2CN-15-01
Websitehttp://www.huhhot.gov.cn/en/index.asp
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Hohhot
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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