Jilin Province referred to as "Ji", the provincial capital, Changchun. Located in east longitude 122-131 degrees, 41-46 degrees north latitude, Jilin Province has an area of 18.74 square kilometers, accounting for 2% of the total area. It is located in the middle of Northeast China, in Japan, Russia, North Korea, South Korea, Mongolia and northeast China, consisting of the hinterland areas of Northeast Asia. North of Heilongjiang Province, Liaoning Province, south, west of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, the East and the Russian border, southeast of the Tumen River, Yalu River as the boundary, and the Democratic People's Republic across the River. 650 km from east to west, from north to south 300 km. Southeast high, low northwest of the Midwest is a vast plain. Jurisdiction of Changchun - a sub-provincial city, Jilin, Siping, Tonghua, Baishan, Liaoyuan, White City, Matsubara seven prefecture-level cities and the Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture.
In the middle of Jilin Province in Northeast China, the territory of mountains and plains of clouds, lakes, numerous rivers, once Manqingruguan main activities before, it is also the history of the birthplace of some ethnic minorities in the north. Still left many monuments, such as agricultural safety and Liao Tower, Wei Huanggong Changchun, Jilin Confucian Temple, Dunhua of the "ancient Bohai Sea", Huanglong House and so on.
Jilin Province, the most prestigious and Jilin Changbai Mountain natural landscape is the rime. On East First Hill said the momentum of Changbai Mountain towering, mysterious mountain Tianchi, waterfalls, hot springs, there are many rare animals and plants, including the prestigious Changbai treasures. Some of the ringgit Jilin Rime is a scene in the Songhua River along the road edge, crystal clear rime easily create a dream-like world. There is also the Songhua Lake, Jilin Kitayama and other scenic spots, and both show the world with the unique charm of Jilin.
Jilin Southeast and the Korean border, a number of Korean settlement in the province, the unique Korean folk will give you a fresh experience.
The figure of GDP in Jilin Province was 1,298.15 billion yuan($212.12 billion) in the year 2013. Changchun, the capital city, is the center of politics, economy, science, education, culture, finance and transportation in the province.
Being one of the important industrial bases in China, the province has three pillar industries, known as automotive, petro-chemical, and agricultural food processing. Jilin Province has unparalleled agricultural conditions because the province is located on one of the world three "golden corn belts" with fertile soil, which is nicknamed "the hometown of black soil". As a result, the grain output volume of the province in 2013 was 35.51 million metric tons, which ranks the fourth place in all the provinces in China.
Meanwhile, Jilin Province is also advanced for science, technology and education. There are 110 research institutes in the province including the Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Machinery and Physics, and Changchun Institute of Allied Chemistry affiliated to Chinese Academy of Sciences. And there are 58 universities and colleges such as Jilin University, one of the top ten universities in China. By the end of 2013, there are 23 academicians of Chinese Academy of Science and Chinese Academy of Engineering.
Jilin Province is a pilot province for ecological construction at the state level. There are 44 national forest reserves in the province and the forest coverage rate of the province reaches 43.9 percent.
Jilin Province is abundant for many mineral resources, such as, oil shale, aedelforsite, cinder, etc. Furthermore, Jilin Province has extraordinary mineral water resources, which took the top position in China in terms of its quantity and quality.
Jilin Province is situated in the central section of China's northeast region. It is bordered by Heilongjiang on the north, Liaoniang to the south, Inner Mongolia on the west and North Korea on the east. This location gives Jilin Province its favorable temperate climate, which includes a lengthy winter with snow that can start as early as October and last until April. Despite the winter cold, people flock to this area for the Ice Lantern Festival and the winter sports. Jilin is known as an area for winter sports and has produced some of the best ski resorts in China. However, Jilin has many other natural and historical attractions to entertain its residents and visitors.
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