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克什克腾旗 • ᠬᠡᠰᠢᠭᠲᠡᠨᠬᠣᠰᠢᠭᠤ
Grasslands in the summer
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Autonomous region||Inner Mongolia|
|• Total||20,637 km2 (7,968 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,100 m (3,600 ft)|
|• Density||12/km2 (32/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
|Mongolian Cyrillic||Кэсигтэн қосиу|
|Mongolian script||ᠬᠡᠰᠢᠭᠲᠡᠨ ᠬᠣᠰᠢᠭᠤ|
Hexigten Banner (Mongolian script: ᠬᠡᠰᠢᠭᠲᠡᠨᠬᠣᠰᠢᠭᠤ; Chinese: 克什克腾旗) is a banner of Inner Mongolia, China under the jurisdiction of Chifeng, bordering Hebei province to the south. In 1690 the Battle of Ulan Butung between Qing and Dzungar forces took place here.
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The main industries are mining, renewable energy, tourism, and stock breeding. From 2006 to 2008, Hexigten ranked No. 1 for 3 consecutive years in wind power production among all the counties of China with 532 wind turbines installed in 2008, totally installed generating capacity of 525 megawatt and annual energy generation of 1124 GWh.
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- Heshigten Global Geopark is one of the UNESCO Global Geoparks. Its 1,750 km2 area is contained in eight separate areas of scenic beauty and geologic significance, including volcanic, glacial, and desert features.
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