3 Feb 2017
Xilinguole League (Inner Mongolia) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||202,600|
|GDP (RMB billion)||100.01|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||96,025|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||22.3|
|Exports (USD million)||545|
|Imports (USD million)||606|
Source: Inner Mongolia Statistical Yearbook 2016
Xilinguole League is located in the middle part of China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
Transportation is convenient with the Xilinguole Airport operating flights to nearby major cities such as Beijing, and Hohhot. Two trunk railways, namely, the Jining-Erenhot and Jining-Tongliao railways, run through the league. Besides, State Highway 207, State Highway 208 and State Highway 303 run across the league.
High-quality natural grassland in the league account for almost one fifth of Inner Mongolia's total. Xilinguole is also rich in mineral resources such as petroleum, natural soda, salt, and limestone. Proven reserves of coal account for some 20% of Inner Mongolia's total.
The industrial sector accounted for 54% of the GDP in 2015. Major industries are energy, metal ores, chemicals, building materials and meat processing.