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Xidong Destination Guide

Explore Xidong in China

Xidong in the region of Gansu Sheng is a town in China - some 955 mi or ( 1536 km ) West of Beijing , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Xidong

Current time in Xidong is now 10:40 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Chongqing " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zongzhai, Suzhou, Linshui, Laojunmiao, and Jinta. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Zongzhai . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Xidong ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Jiayugan, China - amateur archers at fort

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Amateur archers in the fort at the western terminus of the Great Wall of China in Jiayugan, China - May 2008 trip ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Suzhou District

The Suzhou District (Chinese: 肃州区, Suzhou Qu) is an administrative district in Gansu, the People's Republic of China. It is one of 17 districts of Gansu. Suzhou District is part of the Jiuquan prefecture, and the seat of the prefecture government. Therefore, less-detailed modern maps typically mark Suzhou's location simply as "Jiuquan". However, for many centuries Suzhou was an important city in its own right.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.74 98.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: County-level divisions of Gansu, Jiuquan

Jiayuguan (pass)

 Jiayuguan or Jiayu Pass is the first pass at the west end of the Great Wall of China, near the city of Jiayuguan in Gansu province. It has also been called "Jiayuguan Pass"; however, this form is redundant since "guan" means "pass" in Chinese. Along with Juyongguan and Shanhaiguan, it is one of the main passes of the Great Wall.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.80 98.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 27 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Gansu, Geography of Gansu, Great Wall of China, Visitor attractions in Gansu

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Xidong