Datong Fact Sheet
Datong in Chinese Pinyin: Dàtóng
Datong in simple Chinese: 大同
Northeast edge of the Loess Plateau
Area: 14,176 square kilometers
Coordinates: 40°N, 113°E
Area Code: 0352
Zip Code: 037000
City Flower: Coreopsis
City Tree: Chinese Pine
Language: Datong Dialect
Main Rivers: Yu River, Shili River, Kouquan River and Gan He
Datong administers 4 Municipal Districts, 7 counties:
◎4 Municipal Districts
Urban District, Mining District, Nanjiao District and Xinrong District.
Yanggao County, Tianzhen County, Guangling County, Lingqiu County, Hunyuan County, Zuoyun County, Datong County.
Datong Railway Station
Datong Bus Station, Xinnan Passenger Transport Station, North Passenger Transport Station.
Yungang Grottoes, The Great Wall, Heng Mountain, Hanging Temple, Datong Volcanic Group, Shanhua Temple, Upper Huayan Temple, Lower Huayan Temple, Datong Ancient City Wall
Colleges and Universities
Shanxi Datong University
Datong Tongmei University
Temperate continental semi-arid monsoon climate, 7-9℃ average temperature in Spring, 19-22℃ average temperature in Summer, 6-8℃ average temperature in Autumn, -7-12℃ average temperature in Winter.
Special Local Products
Guangling Millet, Datong Yellow Flowers, Guangling Thrush Donkey, Doushan Almond, etc.
Guangling dried bean curd, Prosso millet cake, Haggis, Sliced noodles, etc.