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Why Jilin



Jilin, formerly romanized as Kirin is one of the three provinces of Northeast China. Jilin borders North Korea and Russia to the east, Heilongjiang to the north, Liaoning to the south, and Inner Mongolia to the west.

Geography

Jilin Province is situated in the north-eastern part of China, bordering Korea in the south and the Soviet Union in the east. Covering an area of over 180,000 square kilometers, it has a population of 27.50 million (2007), comprising nationalities of Han, Korea, Manchu, Hui, Mongolian and Xibe. The Capital of Jilin Province is Changchun.
 

Climate

Jilin's winter is long and severe. The average temperature in January is between -14ºC (6.8 ºF) and -20C (-1ºF), with the temperature in the Changbai Mountain region being below the average. Summer is usually cool with an average temperature 16ºC (60.8 ºF) and 24ºC (75.2 ºF) in July, while it is cooler in some mountain areas. Spring and autumn are windy with changeable weather. The annual average rainfall ranges from 400mm to 800mm.The "Tianchi" (heavenly Pond) on top of the Changbai Mountain, the southern part of the Tonghua Prefecture and the areas south of the Laoling receive more rain than other places of the province.
 

History

Jilin Province was under various administrations in different historical periods. It was called Donghudi in the Qin Dynasty (221 B.C. - 207 B.C.) and Han Dynasty (206 B.C-220 A.D), under the administration of the Liaoyang Xingzhongshu Province in Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368), known as Nuzhendi in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), it became Jilin Province in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). After the Russia-Japanese War of 1904, Japanese imperialists invaded in the north-eastern part of China and established the "Manzhouguo" with Changchun as its "capital". After the victory of the anti-Japanese war, nine provinces were set up in the Northeast. Jilin, Hejiang and Songjiang provinces were proclaimed within the present territory of Jilin Province. A fairy comprehensive industry has been established in the province, including iron and steel, coal, petroleum, electricity, machinery, chemical, textile and light industry. Changchun, the province capital, has become a new industrial city with developed machine-building industry.

Population and Nationality 

Jilin Province had a total population of 27.5128 million (by the end of 2013), of which the population in urban areas accounted for 54.20%. Jilin is a multiracial province and has a total of 56 nationalities including the Korean, Manchu, Mongolian, Hui and Sibo nationalities. In addition to the Han nationality, the 55 minority nationalities account for around 8% of the province's total population. The Korean nationality is mainly distributed in east Jilin Province, such as Yanbian, Jilin, Tonghua and Baishan; the Mongolian and Sibo nationalities are mainly distributed in Baicheng and Songyuan Cities in west Jilin Province; the Manchu and Hui nationalities are mainly distributed in Changchun, Jilin, Tonghua and Siping cities. 

Economy

In 2011, the nominal GDP of Jilin province totaled RMB 1053.1 billion (US$167.1 billion). Its GDP has been rising at a double-digit rate since 2003, growing 51 percent from 2003 to 2007. Per capita nominal GDP increased to RMB 26,289 (US$3,848) in 2009. Meanwhile, the incremental value and profit of large enterprises witnessed an increase of 19 percent and 30 percent respectively, compared with 2005 figures.

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