Baotou (Ch. 包头) is a prefecture-level city in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China. The city lies on the Huang He (Yellow River). Near the city you can find the remains of the Great Wall today. The administrative area of ​​the city of Baotou has an area of ​​27,768 and about 2.1 million inhabitants (end of 2004). This results in a population density of 75.63 inhabitants / km².