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: 08:25 PM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Shanghai
- UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:58 am and 4:55 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -38.092 and -57.556 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Las Colinas de Peralta Ramos
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Safety Score: 3,9 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to China.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning China. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49
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 08:25 PM (Wednesday). 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.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 9°C / 49 °F
|Morning Temperature||1°C / 33 °F|
|Evening Temperature||8°C / 46 °F|
|Night Temperature||4°C / 40 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1025 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Thursday, 21st of October 2021
11°C (51 °F)
5°C (41 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.
Friday, 22nd of October 2021
12°C (53 °F)
6°C (43 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Saturday, 23rd of October 2021
13°C (55 °F)
8°C (46 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
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
Videos from this area
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
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
There's an all new Where the Hell is Matt video for 2012 coming on Wednesday, June 20th. Watch it here: www.wherethehellismatt.com.
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.
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".
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.
Sinuiju Chongnyon Station
Sinuiju Station is the railway station of Sinuiju, North Korea. It is the final stop on the Pyongui Line, which runs from Pyongyang to Sinuiju (and which, in South Korea, is considered part of the Gyeongui Line, which theoretically connects Sinuiju to Seoul). The station is the main recipient for overland traffic between North Korea and People's Republic of China, and is one of the country's most important rail stations, as it controls access to the Chinese city of Dandong over the Yalu River.
Zhenxing District is a district of the city of Dandong, Liaoning, People's Republic of China.
Yuanbao District is a district of the city of Dandong, Liaoning, People's Republic of China.
Zhen'an District (simplified Chinese: 振安区; traditional Chinese: 振安區; pinyin: Zhèn'ān Qū is a district of the city of Dandong, Liaoning, People's Republic of China.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Dandong.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Antung, Sha-ho-ch’en, An-tung-hsien, Sha-ho-tzu, An-tung-shih, Tan-tung-shih, Tan-tung, Dandong, داندونغ, داندونج, Дандун, Dăng-dŭng, Dandong Shi, داندونگ, Dandong - 丹东, Դանդուն, DDG, 丹東市, 단둥 시, ഡാൻദോങ്, Tan-tong-chhī, Даньдун, Дандунг, ตานตง, Đan Đông, 丹东市, 丹東