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Yinchuan

or

Yinchwan

(both: yĭn`chwän`), city (1994 est. pop. 412,900), capital of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, China, on the Huang He (Yellow River). It is a shipping point for the products of the fertile Ningxia plain. Textiles, chemicals, rubber, and machinery are manufactured. Marco Polo visited Yinchuan in the 13th cent. Ningxia Univ. is in the city.

Yinch’uan

 

Ninghsia, a city in northern China, on the Huangho. It is the administrative center of the Ninghsia-Huei Autonomous Region. Population, 60,000 (1956). There are machine-building, radiotechnological, electronic, and chemical industries. Its manufactures include woolen textiles. A steam power plant is also located there. Yinch’uan is the center of an agricultural region on the Yinch’uan Plain. It is also a landing.

Yinchuan

, Yin-ch'uan, Yinchwan
a city in N central China, capital of the Ningxia Hui AR, on the Yellow River. Pop.: 642 000 (2005 est.)
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