Datong (大同)


Datong is a tier 4 city located within Shanxi Province in North China.

In China's administrative hierarchy, Datong is classified as a "Prefecture-level City", meaning it is governed under Shanxi province control.

Map of Datong

Datong in Chinese

The official name of Datong in simplified Chinese characters and pinyin is:


In Chinese it is common to add the character for "City" (市) to the name. In such case Datong would be written:

Dàtóng shì

Datong Transportation

Airports in Datong

Datong is served by the following airports:

  • Datong Yungang Airport (IATA: DAT | ICAO: ZBDT)

Datong Companies

High-profile Datong Companies

The following Chinese companies are headquartered in Datong:

  • 大秦铁路股份有限公司 | Daqin Railway Company Limited
  • 大同煤矿集团有限责任公司 | Datong Coal Mine Group Co., Ltd.

N.B. English names provided are based on automated translations and may not be consistent with those used by the companies

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