Handan is a prefecture-level city located in the southwestern part of Hebei province, China. It borders Xingtai on the north, and the provinces of Shanxi on the west, Henan on the south and Shandong on the east. At the 2010 census, its population was 9,174,683 inhabitants whom 2,845,790 lived in the built-up area made of 3 urban districts, Handan and Yangyan counties, and Shahe City in Xintai municipality, largely being conurbated now.
Danjiangkou Reservoir is the main source of water under MRP, controlling 60% of the total drainage area of Hanjiang River basin, from which it will provide approximately 13 billion m3 of water annually to the north China Plain and to further cities of Beijing and Tianjin.
Shanghai Roots and Shoots, an organization focusing on improving the environment and founded by British primatologist Jane Goodall, has brought its Million Tree Project to Molimiao. Roots and Shoots has planted 1 million trees in Inner Mongolia since 2007 to slow down the speed of desertification.
Later, the Tongliao area was controlled by Xiongnu, Xianbei, and Khitan tribes. After the Mongolian Khanate had established the Yuan Dynasty in Chinese territory, Tongliao was put under the jurisdiction of Liaoyang province, whose provincial capital was in today's Liaoning Province.
The reserve is situated in the territory of Horqin Left Wing Rear Banner, and Shenyang is 190 kilometers to the southeast, Horqin City is 100 kilometers to the north and Ganqika Town, the place where the governmentof the banner is located, is 25 kilometers to the east. It is a well-preserved ancient geological site.
Zhurihe is 102 kilometers southwest of Horqin City and 7 kilometers from the304 State Highway. It has an area of 4 square kilometers and a floor space of 3250 square meters. The five palace-style Mongolian tents full of Mongolian features are located on a platform with a height of 1.2 meters.