Tangshan Overview

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Tangshan (Chinese: 唐山; pinyin: Tángshān) is a largely industrial prefecture-level city in the northeast of Hebei province. It has become known for the 1976 Tangshan earthquake which measured 7.8 on the Richter scale, flattening much of the city and killing at least 255,000 residents according to official estimates. The city has since been rebuilt, has become a tourist attraction and has among the 10 largest ports in China.

The city of Tangshan is approximately 149 kilometers, 92 miles or 80 nautical miles east by south east of the country’s capital city of Beijing. It takes roughly 2 hours by road to get from Tangshan to Beijing and 1 hour by road to reach Tianjin.

Tangshan’s prefecture population was 7,577,289 at the 2010 census, with 3,187,171 in the built-up (or metro) area made of the 6 urban core districts.

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Travel Tips

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