Dafeng

Dafeng

About Dafeng

Dafeng (Chinese) a county-level city under the jurisdiction of Yancheng which is one of 13 prefecture-level cities in Jiangsu province. Dafeng is located in Jiangsu North Plain with a coastline of 112 km. In its history, Dafeng was one of the largest salt-making areas in China and now is famed for its well preserved eco-system and numerous national conservation parks. The city has the largest national nature reserve for a rare deer species, Pre David's Deer or Milu in Chinese. Dafeng borders four counties including Dongtai, Sheyang, Yancheng and Xinghua. The county has a coastline of 112 km and a magnificent size of the wetland along its coastline, which is around near 800,000 hectares, sheltering enormous numbers of species of insects, fish, wild animals, and millions of migrating birds. Upon the completion of Sutong Bridge, the city will significantly reduce the driving time to two hours to Shanghai and the south of Jiangsu.

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