(旗). A banner is an administrative division of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, corresponding to the county level. Introduced initially by the Qing Dynasty (1644 – 1912), there are 52 banners in today’s China, three of which are autonomous.« Back to Glossary Index
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