City Prefecture of Baotou - 17,000 sq Kilometers (6,563.7 sq miles)
Population: The Total Urban Population of Baotou City is around 2 million 500 thousand with an additional 1 Million 520 thousand living in the rural area's of the City Prefecture. The Bayan Obo Mining District, albeit minute is one of the most important parts of the Baotou Prefecture.
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A Full listing of Baotou City Landmarks, Monuments, Hotspots and other sites of importance in alphabetical order. Search through the list to find your Full Report and Photo-Virtual Tour of each monument or landmark within the City, or Region of Baotou in Inner Mongolia AR of China (PRC).
Public Transport in Baotou
There are two Train Stations in Baotou City that matter to the tourist and traveler. The first of these is the Main Train Station of Baotou situated in the western districts of Town.
The second important train station is the Baotou Eastern Railway Station which is located due East of the City Center of Baotou and due north of the Airport.
Last: Wanshiquan Train Station.
Baotou has several Railroad Stations as well as a National Airport.
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During the Russian Invasion of North China, just before the Japanese collapse in world war 2, large parts of North China were attacked and taken by Russian Troops. Although the main objective of the offensive was the taking of Manchuria with its mineral riches and heavy industrial base, the Russians advanced over a far wider front. The main city on the far western end of the russian advance was the strategically important city of Baotou. The City lay at the end of a strategic railway and gave access to the Yellow River as well. Equally important, the possesion of this strategic point gave the Russians the opportunity to communciate directly with Mao Zedong and the party headquarters in Yan′An just to the south and across the river in North Shaanxi Province. Hence, in the spring of 1945 AD the city saw the rare event of Russian Para-troops descending from the Sky to take control of Baotou and the regions.
Apart from resupplying the Red Chinese Armies, the Soviets also helped the expand their territory, essentially allowing the Chinese communists to take control of
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Urban City Districts of Baotou:
Kundulun District in the West, Qingshan District, Jiyuan District, Donghe District.
Counties and outer Districts:
Guyuan County, Shiguai County, Tumed Youqi (also: Tumed Right Banner), Bayan Obo Mining District and Darhan Muminggan United Banner (Dá'ěrhǎn Màomíng'ān
The Yellow River (Huang He): Nanhai Park Shidi Scenic Zone.
Dashuwan Ferry: The Dashuan Ferry Point is now crossed by modern road bridge, however the original ferry house still stands. It is wortwhile place to have a look when visiting the Yellow River.
Baotou Northern Weapon Town:
Milky Way Plaza:
MUSEUMS IN BAOTOU:
PARKS IN BAOTOU:
Saihan Tala Ecological Garden:
Arding Botanical Garden:
Nanhai Park on the Yellow River:
LANDMARKS & MONUMENTS IN THE REGION OF BAOTOU:
Kubuqi Desert Park and Tourist Zone: Due East of Baotou City and south-west of- and just outside Urad Qianqi.
Kundulun Reservoir and Shiquangou Scenic Area: Up north of Kundulun District.
Colonialism - 1912 World Map of Colonial Possessions & Trade Routes.
A Map drawing of the World depicting the Colonial Possessions as they were distributed in 1912 AD. Superimposed and marked in colors are subsequent changes in Influences Spheres, colonies and possessions due to World War I ( 1914 AD - 1918 AD).
Included in this Map are the main cities across the continents with their brief histories and events during the late 19Th Century and early 20Th century, where relevant. Marked in Colors for clarity are the various colonial and imperialist Nations. As relating to China; special attention is payed to so called Treaty Ports. The First Treaty Ports were forced open by Britain in the year 1841 AD, but counted over 80 in total by the end of the 19Th Century.
territory after the Russian Armies had cleared them.