in Liaoning Sheng, China
- Complex of Koguryo Tombs (Unesco heritage, 103 mi)
- Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (Unesco heritage, 111 mi)
- Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang (Unesco heritage, 125 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 40.129 and 124.395 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 40° 7' 45" and E 124° 23' 40"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Yuan Renminbi - CNY
- Spoken languages:
- Chinese, Uighur, Zhuang
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 03:25 AM (Monday)
- Timezone: Asia/Shanghai
- UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 4:54 am and 6:27 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -38.092 and -57.556 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Las Colinas de Peralta Ramos
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Delve into Dandong
Dandong in Liaoning Sheng with it's 631,973 habitants is located in China about 423 mi (or 681 km) east of Beijing, the country's capital town.
Current time in Dandong is now 03:25 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Shanghai with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 4 airports close to Dandong, of which two are larger airports. The closest is airport we know is Sunan International Airport in North korea in a distance of 92 mi (or 148 km). The closest airport in China is Changhai Airport in a distance of 109 mi (or 148 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Complex of Koguryo Tombs in North korea at a distance of 103 mi (or 166 km). The closest in China is Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in a distance of 111 mi (or 166 km), South-East. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Sinuiju, Xinxing, Hongqi, Baiqi and Baoshan. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Wanda Realm Dandong
YALU RIVER HOTEL
Kunlun Business Hotel - Dandong
Dandong Pearl-lsland Golf Club
Dandong Pearl-lsland Golf Club
SUNNY RESORT HOTEL
Dan Dong Hotel
RivesideInternation Hotel Dandong
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 18°C / 64 °F
|Morning Temperature||6°C / 43 °F|
|Evening Temperature||21°C / 69 °F|
|Night Temperature||12°C / 54 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1016.8 hPa|
|Wind Speed||with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 5% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Monday, 22nd of April 2019
17°C (63 °F)
11°C (51 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Tuesday, 23rd of April 2019
16°C (61 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Wednesday, 24th of April 2019
20°C (69 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Videos from this area
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大陸尋奇之丹東機場 China adventure / Dandong Airport
Inside North Korea 3 - On the North Korea / China border
On the North Korea/China border, Photojournalist Sean Gallagher and reporter Mark MacKinnon (The Globe & Mail) report on the glaring differences lying either side of the Yalu River. 2009 http://www...
Where the Hell is Matt? 2012 Teaser
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Start of Great Wall - Dandong
With Dalian American International School teachers outside of Dandong to the Tiger Hill section of the Great Wall -
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Ryongch'ŏn County is a kun (county) in North P'yǒngan Province, North Korea, at the mouth of the Yalu River. The county seat is Ryongchŏn-ŭp, about 20 kilometers from the border with China. The area has a reported population of 27,000 and is a center of chemical and metalworking production.
The Ryongchŏn disaster was a train disaster that occurred in the town of Ryongchŏn, North Korea, near the border with the People's Republic of China on April 22, 2004, at 39 58' 58.60"N 124 27' 32.18"E. The disaster occurred when flammable cargo exploded at Ryongchon Station at around 13:00 local time. The news was released by South Korean media outlets, which reported that up to 3,000 people had been killed or injured in the blast and subsequent fires.
Sinŭiju (Shinŭiju-si) is a city in North Korea, neighboring with Dandong City, China via international border and is the capital of North Pyeongan Province. Part of the city is included in the Sinŭiju Special Administrative Region, which was established in 2002 to experiment with introducing a market economy.
Sino-Korean Friendship Bridge
The Sino-Korea, Sino-Korean, or China-North Korea Friendship Bridge (renamed from Yalu River Bridge in 1990) connects the cities of Dandong, China and Sinŭiju, North Korea, along the China-North Korea border. It was constructed by the imperial Japanese between April 1937 and May 1943, during their occupation of Korea and Manchukuo, to span the Yalu River. One of the few ways to enter or leave North Korea, it carries automobile and rail traffic. Pedestrians are not allowed to cross.
Sinuiju Special Administrative Region
Sinŭiju Special Administrative Region is a special administrative region (SAR) of North Korea proclaimed in 2002 (but have not put into de facto operation till now), on the border with China. It was established in September 2002 in an area including parts of Sinŭiju and the surrounding area, in an attempt to introduce market economics, and is directly governed as in the case of "Directly Governed Cities".
Battle of Jiuliancheng
The Battle of Jiuliancheng (九連城之戰) was a land battle of the First Sino-Japanese War between the forces of Meiji Japan and Qing China. It is sometimes referred to as the Battle of the Yalu River (鴨緑江作戦), thus creating confusion with the previous naval conflict of the same name of 17 September, and the subsequent naval and ground battles of the Russo-Japanese War, with the same name and occurring at much the same location.
Ŭiju County is a kun, or county, in North Pyongan Province, North Korea. The county has an area of 420 km², and a population of 110,018 (2008 data).
Dandong Langtou Airport
Dandong Langtou Airport is an airport serving the city of Dandong, Liaoning, China.
The Sinuiju Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium that is mainly used for events and football (soccer) matches. Its main tenant is the Sinŭiju Locomotive F.C.. The capacity is about 17,500.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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