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Heilongjiang

Province:       

Heilongjiang

Official Name:

Hēilóngjiāngshěng

Status:

Province

Chinese Characters:

Population Figure:    

approx. 37,5 million

Area:

489,000 square kilometer

Location:       

North-China

Adjacent provinces: Inner Mongolia, Jilin

Capital City:

Harbin

Sights:

The Harbin Snow and Ice Festival officially runs from January 5 until February 15, but usually you can see the sculpures till March, when it is still cold enough.

General Information:           

Heilongjiang is the original area of the Manchu, whose predecessors founded the Jin-Dynasty in Harbin. The Russians built a railroad in Manchuria leading to Vladivostok, in 1905 the Japanese gained control over it.

Links:

www.hlj.gov.cn :
Heilongjiang’s official website
http://www.china.org.cn/english/
China Internet Information Center

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