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Jilin

(jē`lĭn`) or

Kirin

(kē`rĭn`), province (2010 pop. 27,462,297), 72,000 sq mi (186,528 sq km), NE China; one of the original Manchurian provinces. The capital is ChangchunChangchun
, city (1994 est. pop. 1,810,400), capital of Jilin prov., China, on the railroad between Harbin and Dalian. An industrial city, it is one of the country's major center of transportation equipment production, including motor vehicle parts.
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. It is bordered by Heilongjiang prov. and Russia on the northeast, by North Korea on the southeast, and by the Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region on the west. Jilin, crossed by the Songhua River and forming part of the fertile alluvial Manchurian (Northeast) plain, enjoys great agricultural prosperity; soybeans, wheat, upland rice, sweet potatoes, and beans are grown. Mountains in the east rise to more than 9,000 ft (2,740 m). Vast timberlands, among the best in China, are exploited, and iron, coal, gold, copper, zinc, and lead are extracted. Jilin's industries produce chemicals, machine tools, automobiles, and metals. The province has a good network of railroads, including the line between Shenyang, Changchun, and Harbin and its branches. The population, mainly Chinese, is concentrated in the industrial cities of ChangchunChangchun
, city (1994 est. pop. 1,810,400), capital of Jilin prov., China, on the railroad between Harbin and Dalian. An industrial city, it is one of the country's major center of transportation equipment production, including motor vehicle parts.
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, JilinJilin
or Kirin
, city (1994 est. pop. 1,117,800), central Jilin prov., China, on the Songhua River. It is a shipping port, a railroad junction, and a commercial and industrial center, with large chemical plants and paper mills.
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, Siping, and LiaoyuanLiaoyuan
, city (1994 est. pop. 377,300), SW Jilin prov., China, on the railroad connecting Changchun and Dalian. It is a coal-mining center with a large thermal generating plant. Chemicals, plastics, and textiles are also produced. It was the capital of Liaobei prov.
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. Near the North Korean border is the Yanbian Korean autonomous region (est. 1952), which has a large Korean population. Jilin Univ. is in Changchun.

Jilin

(jē`lĭn`) or

Kirin

(kē`rĭn`), city (1994 est. pop. 1,117,800), central Jilin prov., China, on the Songhua River. It is a shipping port, a railroad junction, and a commercial and industrial center, with large chemical plants and paper mills. Oil is refined, and fertilizer, cement, lumber, and sugar are also produced. Jilin was the capital of Jilin prov. until 1954. Formerly called Yungki, Jilin is one of the oldest cities in NE China. The name sometimes appears as Chi-lin.

Jilin

, Kirin
1. a province of NE China, in central Manchuria. Capital: Changchun. Pop.: 27 040 000 (2003 est.). Area: 187 000 sq. km (72 930 sq. miles)
2. a river port in NE China, in N central Jilin province on the Songhua River. Pop.: 1 496 000 (2005 est.)
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The "China Jilin Radio and Television Week" is an event put on for foreign news culture exchange in Jilin Province in recent years.
Changchun (Jilin) [China], July 15 ( ANI ): Eight people were killed due to rainstorms in northeast China's Jilin Province.
An MoU between the Industries Department of Jiliin and Punjab government with regard to Chinese direct investment in Punjab was signed during visit of a high level delegation from Punjab to Jilin province led by Minister Labour and HR Raja Ashfaq Sarwar, here on Thursday.
In recent years, Jilin Province has been striving to build brands of folk songs and dances, Jilin Opera and other stage art programs with local and ethnic features.
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The H7N2 influenza virus isolated from a chicken in Jilin Province in northern China was a novel reassortant that derived its HA, PB2, PB1, PA, NP, and M genes from the H7N9 virus that emerged in China in 2013.
The General Administration of Customs has approved a comprehensive bonded zone in northeast China's Jilin Province as a pilot cross- border e-commerce program.
In June 2013, a fire at a poultry slaughterhouse in the northeastern Jilin province killed 120 people.
TOKYO, March 5 (KUNA) -- Ten people were killed and another 17 injured in a bus fire on Wednesday in Jilin City in northeast China's Jilin Province, state-owned Xinhua News Agency reported.
to cooperatively develop value added services in Jilin Province.
The vehicle is produced in China by the FAW-Volkswagen joint venture and also at a new plant in the city of Foshan in Guangdong Province, and in the existing Volkswagen production base city of Changchun in Jilin Province.
In June, 121 people died in an inferno at a poultry processing plant in northeast China's Jilin province, which started in a workshop that had only one unlocked door.