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Tangshan is a largely industrial prefecture-level city in northeastern Hebei province, People's Republic of China. It has become known for the 1976 Tangshan earthquake which measured 7.8 on the Richter scale and killed at least 255,000 residents. The city has since been rebuilt and has become a tourist attraction.The city of Tangshan is approximately 149 kilometers, 92 miles or 80 nautical miles east by south east of the country's capital city of Beijing. It takes roughly 2 hours by road to get from Tangshan to Beijing.Tangshan's prefecture population was 7,577,284 at the 2010 census, with over 3 million in the 6 core districts.

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Population1.6 Million

Area17040.0 km2

Average temperature
MAX(July) 30
MIN(January) -10