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Hinggan League


Hinggan League, located in the northeast part of Inner Mongolia in the middle of the Khingan Mountains, was named for its geographic location. Higgan refers to hills in Mongolian. Hingan League has an area of 60,000 square kilometers and 1.63 million permanent residents and is divided into six different county-level jurisdictions.

Hinggan League has abundant water resources, including over 200 lakes and 25 reservoirs with total storage capability of 1.9 billion cubic meters. With 5 billion cubic meters of water resources, Hinggan ranks 2nd in the autonomous region and is the water-spring of northeast China. With rich conditions for agricultural development it is also recognized as the “Golden Corn Belt” and the “best cattle farming belt”. 

Hinggan’s natural tourism resources are extensive. It has ten nature reserves of all levels and kinds, consisting of more than 666,000 hectares. Arshaan especially is a composite of National Geological Park and National Forest Park, and a typical experience area of conservation culture, with many natural features: hot springs, wetlands, volcanoes, glaciers, forests and prairies. 

In 2023, the GDP of Hinggan League reached 70.28 billion yuan, an increase of 5.6 percent over the previous year.

The added value of its primary industry was 25.89 billion yuan, an increase of 4.4 percent; the added value of its secondary industry came in at 18.18 billion yuan, an increase of 5.9 percent; and the added value of its tertiary industry hit 26.21 billion yuan, an increase of 6.5 percent.

The ratio of Hinggan League's primary, secondary and tertiary industries was 36.8:25.9:37.3. The contributions of the league's primary, secondary and tertiary industries to the GDP growth were 27.2 percent, 25.6 percent, and 47.2 percent, respectively.

Hinggan League's per capita GDP here reached 50,561 yuan, an increase of 6.7 percent over the previous year.