Alxa region is one of the birthplaces of human beings. Tens of thousands of years ago, during the Paleolithic Age, human beings appeared in this area. The Mandela Mountain Rock Paintings that was carved 6,000 years ago vividly depicted the ancestors' daily life. Having a profound history, Alxa has many historical sites and precious cultural relics, such as the ancient Badan Jaran Desert (bā dān jí lín shā mò 巴丹吉林沙漠) and Helan Mountain (hè lán shān 贺兰山) where emperors of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) (qīng cháo 清朝) left their inscriptions.
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