Example sentences for: datong

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

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

  • A major attraction near Datong is the Temple Suspended Over the Void (Xuankongsi), situated a two-hour drive south through a barren sandstone plateau.

  • It takes about seven hours by train from Beijing to reach Datong, to the west in Shanxi (Shansi) Province.

  • 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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