Huhehot is a metropolitan area in China
Inhabitants: 1,230,000 (World Rank 377)
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Hohhot (Mongolian: , Kökeqota; lit. "Blue Town"; Chinese: 呼和浩特; pinyin: Hūhéhàotè), occasionally spelled Huhehot or Huhhot, is a city in North-central China and the capital of the Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region, serving as the region's administrative, economic, and cultural centre.
The city was founded by Mongol ruler Altan Khan in the late 16th Century. In Chinese, the name can be abbreviated to Hū Shì (呼市) "Hu-town" or translated as Qīng Chéng (青城), also meaning "Blue City". A city with a rich cultural background, Hohhot is known for its historical sites and temples and is one of the major tourist destinations of Inner Mongolia. It was chosen as region's administrative centre in 1952, replacing Ulanhot.