Lianyungang is a prefecture-level port city located in northeastern Jiangsu province of China. The city covers a total area of approx 7,444 km2 (2,874 ml2) and has population of around 4,474,000 people (2015 census).
- Lianyungang borders Yancheng to the southeast, Suqian and Huai'an to the south, Xuzhou to the southwest, and province of Shandong to the north. The name of the city derives from Dongxilian Island (Lian Island) the biggest island in Jiangsu Province situated off its coastline, and Jiangsu (Yuntai Mountain), the highest peak found in Jiangsu Province, several miles from the town center, and the fact it's a port.
- One of the major tourist attractions available in Lianyungang and the only AAAA-Class Beachfront in the Province of Jiangsu, Lian Island is a handsome island linked with Lianyun District via a 6,7 km (4,2 ml) sea dyke, which is China's longest. There are a couple of beach and swimming areas, as well as hotels and several places to eat. Lian Island is home to a music extravaganza that is held annually and features some of the most famous pop stars in China.
- Lianyungang is well known for the Huaguoshan Shuiliandong attraction. Literally, "Shuiliandong" means "Water Curtain Hole." According to legend, the hole was behind a waterfall, resembling "curtain of water." This hole is famous because it's the home of Sun Wukong, commonly known as Monkey King from the novel Journey to the West.
- Lianyungang offers convenient transport including railway, highway, airport and port. It is one of China's 42 major transportation hub cities.
- Lianyungang port is located in the coast's center, connecting western land routes with eastern sea routes. Both Republic of Korea and Japan can be reached conveniently from Liangyungang, which is part of the worldwide sea transport network.
- Lianyungang port is one of the ten largest ports in China and the thirty largest port in the world. Its cargo throughput is 210 million ton per year (2015), and the container throughput is 5 mill TEUs per year (2015).
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