in Shanxi, China
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 39.919 and 113.270 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 39° 55' 7" and E 113° 16' 10"
- 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: 02:19 AM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Asia/Shanghai
- UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:04 am and 7:43 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -39.983 and -66.567 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Santa Rosa
- This place on Geonames.org
Maojiazao in Shanxi is a city in China about 166 mi (or 267 km) west of Beijing, the country's capital city.
Local time in Maojiazao is now 02:19 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Shanghai with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 4 airports in the vicinity of Maojiazao, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in China is Datong Airport in a distance of 15 mi (or 24 km), North-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 15 mi (or 25 km), North-West.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Xihanling, Haibeitou, Kouquan, Dangliuzhuang and Hetou. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
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.
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.
Huairen County is a district of Shanxi, China. It is under the administration of Shuozhou city.
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.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Maojiazao.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Mao-chia-tsao, Maojiazao, 毛家皂, Maojiazao Zhen, 毛家皂镇