Chinese Name: 铜仁市 English IPA: Tongren Location: In the Northeast of Guizhou Province Population (city): 4406000 Language: Southwest Mandarin Zip code: 554300 Tel code: 0856 Time zone: UTC+8
Tongren city is a prefecture-level city under the jurisdiction of Guizhou province, China, located in the northeast of Guizhou province, and in Wuling mountain area at the junction of Guizhou, Hunan and Chongqing. It is adjacent to Qiandongnan prefecture in the south, Zunyi city in the west, Chongqing city in the north, and Xiangxi prefecture and Huaihua city in Hunan province in the east. It is the bridgehead connecting southwest China to the central and eastern areas, known as the gateway of eastern Guizhou. The city covers an area of 18,000 square kilometers, inhabited by 29 ethnic groups like Tujia, Han, Miao, Dong and Gelao. Among them, the Tujia people account for nearly 40% of the total population, and ethnic minorities take up 70.45% of the total population.
- Famous Attractions: The representative attractions in Tongren include Mount Fanjing, Shiqian Hot Spring(石阡温泉), and Nine-dragon Cave Scenic Area, etc.
- Ethnic Groups: Tongren is home to 29 ethnic groups including Tujia, Han, Miao, Dong, Gelao and Man. Among them, Tujia has the largest population.
- Ethnic Festivals: There are colorful ethnic festivals in Tongren, such as “Si Yue Ba(the Eighth of the Fourth Lunar Month Festival)” of Miao, “Guo Gan Nian(过赶年) of Tujia, “Gan Ao Festival(赶坳节)” of Dong, “Dear Condor Day(敬雀节)” and “Mao Long Festival(毛龙节)”of Gelao, etc.
- Buddhist Culture: Mount Fanjing, a famous Buddhist mountain located in Tongren, was added to the world natural heritage list at the world heritage conference on July 2, 2018.
Other Destinations in Tongren
- Bijiang District
- Wanshan District
- Dejiang County
- Jiangkou County
- Yanhe County
- Sinan County
- Shiqian County
- Yinjiang County
- Yuping County
- Songtao County
Tongren city is located in the eastern part of the Guizhou plateau, the hinterland of Wuling mountain area. Due to its unique charm of plateau landscape and winding path leading to seclusion, Tongren attracts many domestic tourists, and there is a peak named Mount Fanjing in Wuling mountain range, which is full of mysterious color and magnificent. Tongren faces mountain on one side and water on the other three sides. Wujiang river passes through Shiqian, Sinan, Dejiang and Yanhe [...]
Tongren tours are usually connected with other top destinations in Guizhou, like Guiyang and Zhenyuan, as well as other provinces and areas like like Hunan and Chongqing. Famous for its Mount Fanjing, a famous Buddhist mountain in China, it attracts a lot of Buddhist followers and tourists. Except for Buddhist culture, Tongren tour can also take you to Nine-dragon Cave Scenic Area, Shiqian Hot Spring, Sinan Stone Forest and other famous attractions in Tongren, as well as let you enjoy rich Tujia customs, since Tujia has the largest [...]
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Climate & When to Go
Tongren is located in the slope transition zone of Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau between the hilly area of western Hunan Province and the Sichuan Basin area. Tongren belongs to subtropical monsoon climate, influenced by the monsoon, with abundant rainfall, and annual average temperature of 13℃-17.5℃. Because of the low altitude and latitude, Tongren is the high temperature center of Guizhou province, and the highest temperature can reach 42.5℃ in summer, a lot higher than other cities in Guizhou province. The highest temperature in Tongren is comparable to [...]
Tongren city is adjacent to Qiandongnan prefecture in the south, Zunyi city in the west, Chongqing city in the north, and Xiangxi prefecture and Huaihua city in Hunan province in the east. It is the bridgehead connecting southwest China to the central and eastern areas, known as the gateway of eastern Guizhou. Transportation in Tongren is relatively convenient. How to Get to Tongren You can choose to take plane, train, long-distance bus and other ways to get to Tongren. Air Tongren Fenghuang Airport(铜仁凤凰机场) Tongren Fenghuang Airport was built [...]
Festivals and Activities
Tongren is home to a large number of ethnic minorities, there are 29 ethnic groups including Tujia, Han, Miao, Dong, Gelao and Manchu. There are colorful ethnic festivals and activities in Tongren, such as "Si Yue Ba(the Eighth of the Fourth Lunar Month Festival)" of Miao, "Guo Gan Nian(过赶年)" of Tujia, "Gan Ao Festival(赶坳节)" of Dong, "Dear Condor Day(敬雀节)" and "Mao Long Festival(毛龙节)" of Gelao, etc. Festivals in Tongren Main Chinese traditional festivals include New Year's Day(January 1), Spring Festival(The first [...]
To have a better travel experience in Tongren, here are some useful Tongren travel tips which may be helpful for your Tongren tour. Useful Numbers Fire: 119 Police: 110 Ambulance: 120 Area Code: 0856 Zip Code: 554300 Weather Forecast: 12121 Consumer Complaint: 12315 Check Telephone Number: 114 Tourist Complaint: 0856-5212301 Train Ticket Booking: 020-95105105 Train Ticket Consultation: 020-12306 Airport Phone Number: 0856-5938058 Best Time to Visit Tongren belongs to subtropical monsoon climate, influenced by the monsoon, with abundant rainfall, and annual average temperature of 13℃-17.5℃. Because of the low altitude and latitude, Tongren is the high temperature center of [...]
Tongren is a prefecture-level city under the jurisdiction of Guizhou Province, located in the northeast of Guizhou Province, connecting Hunan in the east. To help you have a better understanding of Tongren City, we have collected some useful Tongren maps including Tongren transportation map, Tongren regional map, Tongren location map, Tongren tourist attractions map, Tongren cities map, map of scenic spots around Tongren, Tongren travel map, etc, through which you can probably know how to get to Tongren and what to discover there. [...]
Tongren, a prefecture-level city under the jurisdiction of Guizhou province, is located in the northeast of Guizhou province. Compared with other prefecture-level cities, economic conditions in Tongren are relatively backward. But even so, there are many hotels in Tongren you can choose. Among so many Tongren hotels, you can choose to stay around scenic spots like Mount Fanjing for the convenience of sightseeing, or stay around railway station and bus station for easy going out. It should be noted that the hotels in Tongren is not as good as [...]