Datong is a metropolitan area in China
Inhabitants: 1,200,000 (World Rank 388)
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Datong (Chinese: 大同; pinyin: Dàtóng) is a city in the northern Shanxi Province in China, and is located a few hundred kilometres west by rail from Beijing with an elevation of 1090 meters. It has a population of approximately 3.11 million.