Hohhot Useful Contact

Area Code: 0471

Emergency Numbers
110Police: 110
119Fire: 119
114Telephone Numbers: 114
121Weather: 117
120Municipal First-Aid Center: 120

Local Tourist Administration & Complaints Hotline
Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Tourism Bureau
Add: South Yishuting St.
Tel: 6965978

Hohhot Tourism Bureau
Add: Airport Rd.
Tel: 4606517

Inner Mongolia Hospital
Add: Zhaowuda Rd.
Tel: 4964477

Hohhot No.1 Hospital
Add: West Zhongshan Rd.
Tel: 6690777

Add: Xilinguole Road (south of Xinhua Square)
Mon-Sat: 8am-9pm
Tel: 6964103.

MIAT (the airline of the Republic of Mongolia) Hohhot Branch Office
Add: Xin Cheng Qu Ulan Aiao Qu 5 Hao Lou Hohhot P.R.China
Tel: 430 3590
Fax:430 2015

Post & Telecommunications
The main post office (Mon-Sat 8am-7pm) is on the south side of Zhongshan Lu, just east of Xilinguole Lu. The Telecom Center (8am-6pm) is adjacent, with a small 24-hour office.

Banks & Credit Card
The easiest place to change money, including travelers' checks, is inside the Zhaojun Hotel, which changes money for non-guests and offers the same rates as the bank, and it operates at weekends. The head office of the Bank of China (Mon-Fri 8am-noon & 2-5pm, Sat am only) is actually across the road from the hotel.

Embassies & Consulate
The Consulate of the Republic of Mongolia (Mon, Tues & Thurs 8.30am-noon)
Tel: 4303254
Add: It is in the east of the city, next to the MIAT office.
Description: Visas are fairly easy to obtain, though they cost L500 for a month and may take some time to be issued.