Baotou is the largest industrial city in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Baotou is a city with
37 nationalities. The people of Mongolia, Han, Man, Hui, Dawuer and Ewenke can all be found here.
It has a population of 2,335,600, among whom 1,407,600 are city dwellers.
The total area of Baotou covers 27, 768 square kilometers, 160. 6 square kilometers of which
is urbanised. It's an important industrial base for metallurgy, machinery, chemicals and energy
in China. It is also abundant in rare earth.