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Hohhot

(hō-hōt) or

Huhehot

(ho͞ohāhōt`), city (1994 est. pop. 683,200), capital of the Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region, N China. The terminus of caravan routes to Xinjiang and to the Republic of Mongolia, Hohhot is also connected by rail with Beijing and is a trade center for NW China. Manufactures include chemicals, textiles, fertilizers, agricultural machinery, construction materials, and beet sugar and other processed foods. Hohhot consists of two sections. The old town is a Mongolian political and religious center dating from the 9th cent. It was the seat of the Living Buddha until his removal (1664) to Urga (see UlaanbaatarUlaanbaatar
or Ulan Bator
[Mongolian,=red hero], Chinese Kulun, city (2010 est. pop. 1,500,000), capital of the Republic of Mongolia, E central Mongolia, on the Tola River.
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). The newer Chinese section, which grew around the railway station after 1921, is the administrative center. Hohhot is the seat of Inner Mongolian Univ., a medical college, and several technical institutes. The city was called Guisui (Kweisui) until 1954.

Hohhot

, Huhehot, Hu-ho-hao-t'e
a city in N China, capital of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region (since 1954); previously capital of the former Suiyüan province; Inner Mongolia University (1957). Pop.: 998 000 (2005 est.)
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Study on the hair follicle development, growth cycling and the related genes of Inner Mongolia cashmere goats [doctor's thesis], Hohhot, China: Inner Mongolia Agricultural University; 2004.
(1) College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, Inner Mongolia Engineering Research Center for Intelligent Facilities in Grass and Livestock Breeding, Hohhot 010018, China
(1) College of Material Science and Art Design, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, Hohhot 010018, China
For the stations in North China, a significant increasing trend in PWV was observed at Hohhot, Taiyuan, and Beijing from 1979 to 1998, with the largest PWV value occurring in 1997 for Beijing and in 1998 for Hohhot and Taiyuan (Figure 6(b)).
(2) College of Mathematics Science, Inner Mongolia Normal University, Hohhot 010022, China
Transportation Institute, Inner Mongolia University, Hohhot 010021, China
"Having spent a successful period in the Government's warm weather training base on Hainan island, last December, he will be able to hit the ground running when he arrives in Hohhot later this week."
(2) Agricultural Nanocenter, School of Life Sciences, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, 306 Zhaowuda Road, Hohhot 010018, China
(1) Department of Burn and Plastic Surgery, The 253rd Hospital of PLA, Hohhot, Inner Mongolia 010051, China
(1) College of Mechanical Engineering in Inner Mongolia University of Technology, Hohhot 010051, China.
-- Inner Mongolia Ethnic Minorities Cultural Sports Center -- (Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China)