Dandong
in Liaoning Sheng, China

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Location Summary
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
References
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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.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

Wanda Realm Dandong

Address
2,0 mi
No.300 Jinshan Street
118000 Dandong
China

Time Information

Checkout: 14:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Jianguo

Address
2,9 mi
No.4 Yueliangdao Avenue
118002 Dandong
China

Time Information

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Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


YALU RIVER HOTEL

Address
0,6 mi
87 JIU WEI ROAD ZHENXING DISTRICT
118000 Dandong
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Kunlun Business Hotel - Dandong

Address
0,3 mi
110 Jinshan Avenue, Dandong
118000 Dandong
China

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Weekend: closed


Dandong Pearl-lsland Golf Club

Address
2,5 mi
No 50 East Binjiang Road
118000 Dandong
China

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Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Dandong Pearl-lsland Golf Club

Address
2,5 mi
NO. 50 Binjiang East Road, Zhen'an District, Dandong, China
118007 Dandong
China

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Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


SUNNY RESORT HOTEL

Address
0,5 mi
1 XIANQIAN STREET YUANBAO DISTRICT
118000 Dandongshì
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Zhonglian Hotel

Address
0,7 mi
No.62 Middle Binjiang Road
118000 Dandong
China

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Checkout: - Checkin:
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Weekend: closed


Dan Dong Hotel

Address
1,1 mi
No.69 Shan Shang Street
118016 Dandong
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


RivesideInternation Hotel Dandong

Address
1,1 mi
No.5 FangBa Road
118000 Dandong
China

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Checkout: - Checkin:
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Weekend: closed


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 Humidity 26%
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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北レス・丹東・北朝鮮料理店・柳京酒店①

Published: October 10, 2010
Length: 27:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 川上龍也


北レス・丹東・北朝鮮料理店・柳京酒店⑤

Published: October 10, 2010
Length: 54:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: 川上龍也


大陸尋奇之丹東機場 China adventure / Dandong Airport

Published: June 29, 2009
Length: 26:37 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Maolong Chen

丹東市,中國最大的邊境城市,與北韓之間只隔了一條鴨綠江. 2009年的丹東機場,所有設備包含廁所尚未現代化,廁所裡面的味道更是讓人印象深刻!!!


Inside North Korea 3 - On the North Korea / China border

Published: September 09, 2009
Length: 09:14 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Sean Gallagher

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

Published: June 14, 2012
Length: 26:48 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Matt Harding

There's an all new Where the Hell is Matt video for 2012 coming on Wednesday, June 20th. Watch it here: www.wherethehellismatt.com.


丹東~中国・北朝鮮国境の街

Published: July 30, 2010
Length: 33:38 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: FAICHA7

中国・北朝鮮国境の街、丹東に行ってきました。


中朝国境鴨緑江から望む北朝鮮新義州市

Published: September 25, 2013
Length: 21:28 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: 鳳雛チャンネル

北朝鮮の様子を紹介。 木しか無い場所、ぼろい船、わかりにくいですが写る人が着る服もぼろいなど、北朝鮮の貧しさがわかると思います。...


Dandong Aston English School

Published: July 25, 2008
Length: 53:25 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Aston English

A video made by Dandong Aston school.


チョソンの車窓から

Published: September 30, 2007
Length: 39:22 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: qrz59

丹東→新義州.


Start of Great Wall - Dandong

Published: September 25, 2013
Length: 47:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Terrell Neuage

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.

Ryongchon County

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.

Located at 39.9833, 124.467 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ryongchon, Counties of North Pyongan

Ryongchon disaster

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.

Located at 39.9806, 124.459 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ryongchon, Railway accidents in North Korea, Railway accidents in 2004, 2004 in North Korea, Explosions in North Korea, 21st-century explosions

Sinuiju

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.

Located at 40.1, 124.4 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sinuiju, Cities in North Pyongan, China–North Korea border crossings, Port cities and towns in North Korea

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.

Located at 40.115, 124.393 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
International bridges, Bridges in North Korea, Bridges in China, Road-rail bridges, Buildings and structures in Liaoning, Transport in Liaoning, China–North Korea border crossings, Bridges completed in 1943, Buildings and structures in Dandong, AAAA-rated tourist attractions

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".

Located at 40.1006, 124.394 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sinuiju, Directly Governed Cities and Special Administrative Regions of North Korea

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.

Located at 40.1717, 124.448 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Conflicts in 1894, History of Manchuria, Battles of the First Sino-Japanese War, 1894 in China, 1894 in Japan, 1894 in Korea

Uiju County

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).

Located at 40.1969, 124.532 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Counties of North Pyongan

Dandong Langtou Airport

Dandong Langtou Airport is an airport serving the city of Dandong, Liaoning, China.

Located at 40.0257, 124.287 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Airports in Liaoning

Sinuiju Stadium

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.

Located at 40.1105, 124.414 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in North Korea, Sports venues in North Korea, Multi-purpose stadiums in North Korea

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