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Jilin

Province:       

Jilin

Official Name:

Jílínshěng

Status:

Province

Chinese Characters:

Population Figure:    

approx. 26 million

Area:

187.000 square kilometer

Location:       

North-China

Adjacent provinces: Heilongjiang, Inner Mongolia, Liaoning

Adjacent countries: North Korea, Russia

Capital City:

Nanchang

Sights:

Tianchi lake (Lake of Heaven) in the Changbaishan mountains. The lake sits in the crater of a 2000 m high volcano.

General Information:

The biggest towns of the province: Changchun Jilinshi, Tonghua, Yanji, Liaoyuan

The Yalu River flows along the border to North Korea and has been known of since the Korean war, when the Army of the United Nations, controlled by the USA, bombed Chinese territory located beyond the river (at least according to communist propaganda) and the Chinese "volunteer's army" intervened in the war.

Links:

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

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