Yinchuan is the capital of the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, People's Republic of China, and former capital of the Western Xia Empire of the Tanguts. It has an area of 4,467 km² and a total population of 1.99 million. Its built up area is home to 1,290,170 inhabitants spread across three urban districts.
Yinchuan's history dates back about 30,000 years where the kingdom was established by Li Yuanhao in 1038. Li was the leader of the Dangxiang Clan and later named the kingdom Western Xia Kingdom. There various cultures that are imminent in Yinchuan such as Hetao culture, Islam, Silk Road and several more, which makes Yinchuan a fascinating destination for tourists.