Tongren Chinese Cities with Over a Million Population
230. Tongren, Guizhou - 3,092,365

There are no historical records about Tongren before the Warring States Period (476BC-221BC). Legend has it that during the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) a man found three bronze figures underwater, hence the name Tongren (bronze figure). Tongren has a complex topology, including features of the outstanding Karst topology. On the whole, the terrain of the central area is lower than that of the surrounding areas, even though most of the land of the Tongren Region is mountainous. There are well-known tourist destinations in the region including: the Nine-dragon Cave Scenic Spot (famous for Karst caves), Mt. Fanjingshan National Nature Reserve, and the beautiful Jinjiang River. There are also many well-known cultural destinations including: Dongshan Temple, China Nuo Opera and Nuo Mask Museum.

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Tongren, Guizhou Province