According to the 2004 census, the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region has a population of around 25 million people.
The Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region is bordered by the Province of Heilongjiang, Jilin Province, Liaoning Province, Hebei Province, Shanxi Province, Shaanxi Province, Gansu Province and the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. Inner Mongolia also shares borders with Mongolia and Russia.
Inner Mongolia main cities are Hohhot which is the capital and as well cities such as Hulunbuir, Ordos, Tongliao, Ulanqab, Wuhai Baotou and Bayan Nur.
In the year 1206, Genghis Khan unified the Mongol tribes and his descendants conquered China in 1279.