Yinchuan is the capital city of Ningxia Hui autonomous region and covers an area of 9,025.38 square kilometers.
Shizuishan city is situated in the northernmost area of Ningxia Hui autonomous region, with the Yellow River in the east and Inner Mongolia's Wuhai city in the north.
Zhongwei is situated in the central and western regions of Ningxia, where the Yellow River meets the Tengger Desert - an important site on the ancient Silk Road.
Wuzhong city lies in central Ningxia, on the banks of the Yellow River. It is the main site of the Yellow River's irrigation infrastructure.
Guyuan has a long history stretching back into the origins of ancient Chinese culture.