Jilin

Jilin (吉林 ji2 lin2) is a province of the People's Republic of China located in the northeastern part of the country; along the border with North Korea. The name was transliterated to Kirin before standardization on pinyin.

吉林省
Province Abbreviation(s): Xx
Capital Changchun
Area
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 15th
187,400 km²
xx%
Population
 - Total (2000)
 - Density
Ranked 21st
27,280,000
145/km²
Administration Type Province

Table of contents
1 History
2 Geography
3 Economy
4 Demographics
5 Culture
6 Tourism
7 Miscellaneous topics
8 External links

History

Geography

Jilin borders Liaoning Province to the south, the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region to the west, Heilongjiang Province to the north and Russia to the east and faces the Korean Peninsula across the Yalu River to the southeast.

The Changbai Mountains run through this region.

Economy

Demographics

Culture

Tourism

Miscellaneous topics

Colleges and universities

  • Jilin University (Changchun)
  • Northeast Normal University (Changchun)

External links


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