L ocated in the northern part of China, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region has an area of 1.183 million square kilometers, accounting for 12.3% of the total and ranking third in China. Like a belt extending 2400 km from east to west and 1700 km from north to south, this region borders 8 provinces/autonomous regions in China’s northeast, north and northwest. It borders on Russia and Mongolia with a total borderline of 4,200 km.
I nner Mongolia is rich in tourism resources, including grasslands, forests, deserts, rivers, lakes, hot springs, ice and snow, border lines, ethnic elegance, and historic relics, and multiple world-level scenic spots such as Genghis Khan Mausoleum, Zhaojun Tomb, ancient Great Wall, Wudang Lamasery, Five-Pagoda Temple, and Beizi Temple. Hulunbuir Grassland is the most beautiful natural grassland in China, and the unique scenic spots like Hexigten Banner World Geo-park, and Aershan Volcano Ruins Geo-park are of high scientific value.