Yinchuan

Yinchuan

Yinchuan is the capital of the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, China,[3] and historically it was the former capital of the Western Xia Empire of the Tanguts. It has an area of 4,467 km2 (1,725 sq mi) and a total population of 1.99 million. Its built up area is home to 1,290,170 inhabitants spread on three urban districts.[4] The name of the city literally means "silver river".

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