Alxa League is a league under Inner Mongolia’s administration. Located in the westernmost area of the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, it lies on the combination area of Hohhot, Baotou and Yinchuan economic zone, and borders Bayannur and Erdos to the east, Ningxia Hui autonomous region to the south, Gansu province to the west and Mongolia to the north. The border stretches 734.572 kilometers, with geographical coordinates of eastern longitude 97 ° 10 '~ 106 ° 53' and northern latitude 37 ° 24 '~ 42 ° 47'. The city has a total area of about 0.27 million square kilometers, accounting for 22.8 percent of the whole district.
By 2016, Alxa League had 3 banners, 4 autonomous region-level development zones, including a total of 30 Sumu towns, 198 Gacha villages, 4 streets and 52 communities. The permanent population is 245,700, an increase of 2,200 as compared to 2015. The urban population is 189,600 and the rural population is 56,100, with 28 ethnic groups.
In 2016, Alxa League achieved regional GDP of 34.232 billion yuan, an increase of 7.8 percent as compared to 2015.