in Shanxi, China
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 40.094 and 113.291 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 40° 5' 36" and E 113° 17' 29"
- 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: 01:14 AM (Monday)
- Timezone: Asia/Shanghai
- UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:39 am and 7:11 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -39.983 and -66.567 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Santa Rosa
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Datong in Shanxi with it's 1,052,678 residents is a town located in China about 165 mi (or 265 km) west of Beijing, the country's capital place.
Time in Datong is now 01:14 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Shanghai with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 4 airports nearby Datong, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in China is Datong Airport in a distance of 10 mi (or 17 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in China is Yungang Grottoes in a distance of 9 mi (or 15 km), West. Need some hints on where to stay? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Majunying, Xihanling, Dangliuzhuang, Kouquan and Maojiazao. 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
YUN GANG INTERNATIONAL HOTEL
Datong Yungang Meigao Hotel
Yungang Jianguo Hotel(Former Name: Yungang Hotel)
Datong Yungang Jianguo Hotel
shuozhousiji pingshuo Hotel
Great Palace Hotel - Datong
Jinjiang Inn Style Harbin Daxin Street
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 17°C / 62 °F
|Morning Temperature||11°C / 52 °F|
|Evening Temperature||21°C / 70 °F|
|Night Temperature||15°C / 60 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1013.4 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 6% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Monday, 22nd of April 2019
19°C (65 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Tuesday, 23rd of April 2019
21°C (70 °F)
20°C (67 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Wednesday, 24th of April 2019
16°C (61 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.
Videos from this area
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dachengquan - Datong 2.2011
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Hanging Monastery - Datong, Shanxi, China
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Taoist Mountain #4 - Hengshan (North) Yyztrvlr's photos around Datong, China
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Youth Hostel in Datong
Walking tour of a dark youth hostel in Datong, Shanxi Province, China. The youth hostel is located on Fang Gu Jie street, an ancient street rebuilt and closed to cars. The lobby of the hostel,...
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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.
The Yungang Grottoes are ancient Chinese Buddhist temple grottoes near the city of Datong in the province of Shanxi. They are excellent examples of rock-cut architecture and one of the three most famous ancient Buddhist sculptural sites of China. The others are Longmen and Mogao. The site is located about 16 km south-west of the city of Datong, in the valley of the Shi Li river at the base of the Wuzhou Shan mountains.
Shanhua Temple is a Buddhist temple located in Datong, Shanxi Province, China. The temple was first founded during the early 8th century of the Tang Dynasty, but its earliest surviving building dates from the 11th century. The temple was heavily repaired over the years, and today three original halls and two recently rebuilt pavilions survive. The largest, and earliest hall, dating from the 11th-century Liao Dynasty, is the Daxiongbao Hall, and is one of the largest of its kind in China.
Nanjiao District is a district of Shanxi, China. It is under the administration of Datong city.
Datong Railway Station
The Datong Railway Station is a railway station of Jingbao Railway, Tongpu Railway and Daqin Railway. The station located in Datong, Shanxi, China.
Datong locomotive factory
Datong locomotive factory is a Chinese railway locomotive manufacturing plant based in Datong, Shanxi, China, founded 1953. The factory was a major producer of steam locomotives for the Chinese market up to the end of the 1980 when production switched to diesel powered locomotives. By the 1990s electric locomotives had begun to be produced, and became the major product of the works. In 2003 the factory became CNR Datong Electric Locomotive Co. Ltd.
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