Dongtai is a city under the jurisdiction of Yancheng, Jiangsu, in the People's Republic of China, located on the west coast of the Pacific ocean and 190 kilometers north of Shanghai. It has a population of roughly 1,170,000 estimated for 2007. Out of the total population, about 260,000 live in the Dongtain urban core, others are distributed in the 23 suburban towns and rural regions (Some famous towns include Touzao, Anfeng, Qingdong, Sancang, Qianggang, Fu'an, Tangyang, etc.). Transportation in Dongtai is fairly convenient. There are four International airports (Shanghai Pudong, Shanghai Hongqiao, Nanjing Lukou, Yancheng Nanyang) within 200 kilometers. There are also several other domestic airports nearby. The Xinchang Railway traverses the downtown. No. 204 national highway, No. 333 provincial highway, An-qiang provincial road, and The Coastal Expressway pass through the Dongtai area.
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