Donggang City, China

Donggang City, China

Donggang River, located by the northern shore of the Yellow Sea east of the Liadong Peninsula, is known as the northernmost harbor city of China. Three economic rims of Bohai bay and Pan-Yellow Sea intersect, and it is a transportation hub of five regions including Korea, China, Japan, Russia and North Korea.


It is an important region that connects Europe and Asia and a gateway of maritime and land in Northeast Asia.

General Information

  • Date of friendship agreement: May 2015
  • Location: Located by the Amnokgang River southeast of Liaoning
  • Population: Approximately 600,000
  • Area: 2,360㎢
  • Climate: Tropical wet climate in the northern temperate zone; continental monsoon climate
    Annual average temperature: 6.8-8.7℃
  • Educational facilities: 123 elementary schools, 30 middle schools, 3 high schools, 1 vocational education school, 1 special education school
  • Key industries: Agriculture, industry, trade
    • Agriculture: Total agricultural output amounts to CNY 12.11 billion, which has increased by 5.7% year-on-year; famous as the “home of fish and rice”
    • Industries: Food processing, machinery, construction material manufacturing, paper manufacturing
    • Trade: Total domestic Retail sales of Consumer Goods stands at CNY 10.43, which is an increase of 13.7% year-on-year
  • Specialty products: Silkworm, strawberry, rice, giant chestnut

Mayor exchanges

  • (2015) Mokpo Delegation visited Donggang City (concluded sisterhood agreement, hosted investment promotion presentation)
  • (2015) Donggang City Delegation visited Mokpo (concluded investment cooperation agreement)
  • (2016) Donggang City Delegation visited Mokpo (concluded economic trade, import and export agreement)