Table 1. Administrative units in Inner Mongolia, China.


Unit (Mongolian) Name Size (approx.)
Province Inner Mongolia 118.3 m ha
League (Aimag) Xilingol 20.3 m ha
Banner/county (Hoshu) Sunite Left Banner 3.3 m ha
Sumu/township or formerly, commune (Sum)
Bayanwula

770,200 ha
Gacha/village (Gacha) Gacha B 70,000 ha
Hot (Hot) Group of households av. approx. 4100 ha
Household Herder family av. approx. 1080 ha