Zhongwei is a prefecture-level city of Ningxia, People's Republic of China. It has an area of 16986.1 km² and a population of 1,041,821. Zhongwei's main attraction is Gao Miao, a temple that has hosted Confucian, Buddhist, and Taoist ceremonies. A bomb shelter was also built beneath the temple during the Cultural Revolution. It has since been converted into a rendition of the Buddhist hell.