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Full nameDandong
Official name丹东市
Native name丹东
Settlement typePrefecture-level city
City SeatZhenxing District
CPC DandongCommittee Secretary
MayorChen Tiexin
Total Area5782.8 sq mi (14981.4 km2)
Urban Area217.3 sq mi (563 km2)
Total Population2409697 (2004)
Urban (pop.)780414
Other information
Time zoneChina Standard (UTC+8)
Area code415
Licence plates辽F

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Dandong ( ), previously known as Andong and Antung, is a city in Liaoning Province, Northeast China. It lies on the border between China and North Korea, which is marked by the Yalu River, and is the largest border city in China. Also, to the southwest of the city, the river flows into Korea Bay. The city has therefore had a dynamic history because of its strategic location for the northeast's rich natural resources and because of its convenient access to the ocean.

Dandong is designated a major export production center in Liaoning province. Dandong is a port city connected by rail with Shenyang and Sinuiju in North Korea.

The Hushan (Tiger Mountain) Great Wall, the far Eastern end of the Great Wall of China, is located here.

The size of the administrative city (prefecture) is 14981.4 km2 (14981400000 m2); as of 2005, the urban area is 563 km2 (563000000 m2) in size and has 780,414 inhabitants. The administrative city covers around 2.4 million inhabitants as of 2009.

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