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.[1]



Location of Tongren City in Guizhou and the PRC
Coordinates: 27°43′N 109°11′E
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Area code(s)856
ISO 3166 codeCN-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.[2]

Administrative divisions

Tongren comprises 2 districts, 4 counties, and 4 autonomous counties.



  1. 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.
  2. Zhao, Runhua (Jul 19, 2018). "Hyperloop Transportation Technologies to build Hyperloop in Southwest China with local partner". TechNode. Retrieved 20 July 2018.

This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.