About Changchun

Changchun is located in the central part of Songliao Plain in Northeast China, covering a total area of 20,571 square kilometers (about 8,012 square miles). As the capital of Jilin Province, it is the second largest city in Northeast China and the political, economic and cultural center of the province. If the territory of China is in a shape of rooster, therefore this city is one eye of this huge rooster. The city stands at the center of the three northeast provinces, and at the crisscross point of the third east-westward "Europe-Asia Continental Bridge". You can imagine its important position.

Changchun is a city famous for its culture. As a cradle of China’s auto industry, optoelectronic technology, biological technology and applied chemistry, Changchun is home to a list of well-known research institutes and higher learning institutions including Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun Branch; Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics and Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Jilin University; and Changchun University of Science and Technology, etc.

As of 2013, the number of families living in Changchun City amounted to 2,474,784, and the population totaled 7,720,000. Changchun’s population accounted for 27.9% of the total of Jilin Province. The combined population of ethnic minority groups comprised 3.52% of the population of Changchun City. The top five ethnic groups constitute about 98.4% of the total population. The Chinese Korean at 19.9%, the Hui at 17.6%, the Mongol at 4.5%, and Xibo a 0.4%.

This is a young and beautiful city. From 1800 the Qing government set up here since Changchun Office Changchun only 190 years of history. Not in the Qing Dynasty, Changchun as the Imperial Russian occupation of the Middle East for Railway Station. In 1931 the "September 18" incident, Changchun became the capital of Manchukuo, called "New Beijing." Changchun short summer long winter, spring, autumn is not long. January extreme temperature had reached minus 36.5 ℃, the average temperature of minus 17 ℃ - minus 19 ℃, large temperature difference between summer day. Changchun City wide streets, tree shade. Downtown street intersection has a circular plaza. Planted in the streets and squares of fir, pine and other trees and beautiful different style buildings and courtyard cottages at it against the background, like a garden in the seat. Korean dance distinctive national characteristics and style. Changchun is the main origin of the Northeast Sambo.

 

 


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