Ulan Hot, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China

🇨🇳 Ulan Hot, formerly known as Wangin Süm, alternatively Wang-un Süme, Ulaγanqota (Red City) in Classical Mongolian, is a county-level city and the administrative centre of Hinggan League in the east of the Inner Mongolia autonomous region. Formerly known as Wangyehmiao or Wangyemiao (王爺廟), the city became the first capital of Inner Mongolia, the first autonomous region in China, on 1 May 1947, until the regional capital moved to Zhangjiakou in late December 1949; the regional capital moved again in June 1952 to Hohhot, which remains the capital to this day.

The city is connected to Baicheng, Jilin by the Baicheng–Arxan railway (Chinese: 白阿铁路), which runs through the pass south of Ulanhot. China's National Highway 302 runs from Tumen, Jilin to Ulanhot. In the 7918 Network of Highways it will be on the route from Hunchun to Ulanhot. The city is also served by Ulanhot Yilelite Airport (ICAO code ZBUL, IATA code HLH). Routes flown by Air China, Hainan Airlines and Genghis Khan Airlines connect Ulanhot with Beijing Capital International Airport and Hohhot.

Just outside the city is a tomb from the Yuan dynasty and a temple dedicated to Genghis Khan. The temple was constructed in 1940. In the year 2002 it received funds for significant expansion.

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Ulan Hot has a population of over 344,000 people. Ulan Hot also forms the centre of the wider Hinggan League which has a population of over 1,613,250 people.

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