Example sentences for: datong

How can you use “datong” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The city is best known for the Yungang Caves, which are 16 km (10 miles) west of Datong and contain one of China’s most treasured displays of ancient Buddhist sculpture.

  • Datong (Tatung)

  • Most tourists head for Datong in pursuit of history and art, and they are not disappointed.

  • Coal was the logical fuel for the long trains carrying coal to the rest of the country, and Datong became the major steam locomotive manufacturer for China.

  • Datong itself is a rather poor coal-mining and industrial city, somewhat behind the times, set on a loess plateau 1,000 m (3,280 ft) above sea level.

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