Dandong


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Dandong

(dän-do͞ong) or

Andong

(än`to͞ong`), city (1994 est. pop. 550,900), SE Liaoning prov., China, at the mouth of the Yalu River, opposite Korea. It is a port, connected by rail with Shenyang (Mukden) and with Sinuiju in North Korea. The Supung Dam on the Yalu supplies power for the city's industries. Manufactures include paper, oakleaf silk, chemicals, medicines, machinery, cement, and rubber products. Dandong was opened as a treaty port in 1907. The name sometimes appears as Tan-tung.
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They will spend four nights in North Korea and will see the sights in Pyongyang, visiting the Demilitarised zone (DMZ) at the border with South Korea, as well as travelling over to Mount Myohyang before taking the overnight train back to Beijing from Chinese border city Dandong.
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Asked earlier at a daily news briefing about reports of an important North Korean visitor arriving at the Chinese border city of Dandong, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said she was unaware of the situation.
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