Tongren (simplified Chinese: 铜仁; traditional Chinese: 銅仁; pinyin: Tóngrén) is a prefecture-level city in eastern Guizhou province, People's Republic of China, located within a tobacco planting and crop agricultural area. Tongren was known as Tongren Prefecture (铜仁地区) until November 2011, when it was converted into a prefecture-level city.
Location of Tongren City in Guizhou and the PRC
|Coordinates: 27°43′N 109°11′E|
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
|ISO 3166 code||CN-GZ-06|
In July 2018, the Tongren Transportation & Tourism Investment Group announced a joint venture with Hyperloop Transportation Technologies to construct a Hyperloop track in Tongren, along with an industrial research park.
Tongren comprises 2 districts, 4 counties, and 4 autonomous counties.
- Autonomous counties:
- 国务院批复同意撤销铜仁地区设立地级铜仁市 (in Chinese). 7 November 2011. Archived from the original on 5 December 2011. Retrieved 2011-11-25.
- Zhao, Runhua (Jul 19, 2018). "Hyperloop Transportation Technologies to build Hyperloop in Southwest China with local partner". TechNode. Retrieved 20 July 2018.