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Donghenan Destination Guide

Delve into Donghenan in China

Donghenan in the region of Shanxi Sheng is located in China - some 130 mi or ( 210 km ) West of Beijing , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Donghenan

Local time in Donghenan is now 07:53 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Shanghai " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Zhijiao, Zhaobei, Zhangjiazhuang, Xicun, and Xiushui. While being here, you might want to check out Zhijiao . Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Donghenan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Pingxingguan

The Battle of Pingxingguan, also commonly called the "Great Victory of Pingxingguan" in Mainland China, was an engagement fought between the 8th Route Army of the Communist Party of China and the Imperial Japanese Army on September 25, 1937. It resulted in a minor, morale-boosting victory for the Chinese Communists with an otherwise insignificant number of casualties and a small amount of captured supplies.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.35 113.96 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: 1937 in China, 1937 in Japan, Battles of the Second Sino-Japanese War, Conflicts in 1937, Great Wall of China, History of Shanxi, Military history of the People's Republic of China, Second Sino-Japanese War

Pingxing Pass

Pingxing Pass is a mountain pass in the Shanxi Province of China. There is a section of the Great Wall of China there. The Battle of Pingxingguan was fought here between the National Revolutionary Army's 8th Route Army of the Republic of China and the Imperial Japanese Army on September 25, 1937. A 6,188-metre long railway tunnel was opened through the pass in 1971.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.32 113.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Geography of Shanxi, Great Wall of China, Mountain passes of China

Lingqiu County

Lingqiu County is a county of Shanxi, China. It is under the administration of Datong city.

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Located at 39.44 114.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: County-level divisions of Shanxi

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Donghenan