Yuquan District

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Yuquan

玉泉区ᠢᠤᠢᠴᠢᠤᠸᠠᠨᠲᠣᠭᠣᠷᠢᠭ
2004年 呼和浩特市 兴旺庄 - panoramio.jpg
Coordinates: 40°45′13″N 111°40′26″E / 40.75361°N 111.67389°E / 40.75361; 111.67389Coordinates: 40°45′13″N 111°40′26″E / 40.75361°N 111.67389°E / 40.75361; 111.67389
CountryPeople's Republic of China
RegionInner Mongolia
Prefecture-level cityHohhot
Elevation
1,036 m (3,399 ft)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Yuquan District (Mongolian: ᠢᠤᠢ ᠴᠢᠤᠸᠠᠨ ᠲᠣᠭᠣᠷᠢᠭ Иуи чиуван тоори Iui čiuvan toɣoriɣ; simplified Chinese: 玉泉区; traditional Chinese: 玉泉區; pinyin: Yùquán Qū; literally: 'jade spring') is one of four districts of the prefecture-level city of Hohhot, the capital of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, North China.

Yuquan means “The spring as beautiful as jade” in Chinese, it was named after a spring nearby Dazhao Temple. North side of Yuquan District is old town of Guihua, middle area built in 1950-1980s, south side built after 1990s. New campu of University of Inner Mongolia in south side.

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