Publish Time：2016-09-13 16:24:05Source：WTCF
【Introduction】：Datong City has long history and rich cultural deposit. Surrounded by both inner and outer Great Wall and with Yellow River running through, Datong has splendid landscape and spectacular scenery.
Datong City is situated at the northernmost part of Shanxi Province and the second largest city of Shanxi Province. It now governs 4 districts, 7 counties and 1 national economic and technologic development zone, with total population over 3,370,000 and land area of 14,100 square kilometers.
Datong City has long history and rich cultural deposit. Surrounded by both inner and outer Great Wall and with Yellow River running through, Datong has splendid landscape and spectacular scenery. Datong was established more than 2300 years ago and has an urban development history of over 1600 years. It was a famous county in West Han and East Han Dynasty, imperial city of Northern Wei Dynasty, the alternative capital of Liao and Jin Dynasties and an important town in Ming and Qing Dynasties.Datong has unique ecology and is located at the boundary of agriculture and animal husbandry of China, 400mm isohyet of China and north latitude 40°. The average elevation is 1000m, and average sunshine 7.6 hours/day. Datong belongs to temperate continental semi-arid monsoon climate and the average temperature in summer 20℃, and relative humidity 50%. The day-night temperature difference is relatively large. The average temperature is 6.6℃, and temperature can be as extremely high as 38.3℃ and as low as -27.6℃. The average frost-free season throughout the year lasts for 128-147days. Datong City was honored as “National Garden City” in 2014. Datong has become the first choice for the development of modern immerging services such as recreation and health-keeping, cultural tourism, salon and exhibition due to its unique ecological advantage.