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Changchun Travel Guide  

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20532 km2
222 m

Changchun can be described as the biggest city as well as capital of ‘Jilin Province’; situated in north-eastern region of ‘People’s Republic of China’; in center of ‘Songliao Plain’. One can call Changchun as a sub-provincial city’.
The name ‘Changchun’ has been derived from ‘Jurchen Language’. As per 2000 census, population of this city was 7.1 million; inclusive of county-level cities and counties. Population of urban districts has been estimated to be 3.2 million.
As per Chinese standards, Changchun is a comparatively novel city with history of just 200 years. In the year 1800, Jiaqing, an Emperor of Qing Dynasty went on to select a petite village on ‘east bank’ of Yitong River, thereby having named it ‘Changchun Ting’.
Changchun’s prefecture-level city executes the task of administering ten ‘county-level divisions’, inclusive of 3 cities of county-level, 6 districts, and a county.

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Overall Guide : Changchun is the second largest and capital city of Jilin Province that is located in the center of Songliao Plain. Changchun is sanctified with many historical attractions. Some of them are Jilin Provincial Museum that depicts the Paleolithic and Neolithic... more Ages, Museum of Imperial Palace of Manchu State which has ancient buildings, Changchun Mosque which was the largest mosque to be built in 1824, Wen Temple that is dedicated to Confucius, Changbai Mountain that features natural sceneries, Changchun Film City that has the largest indoor studios for dramas and plays, Jingyuetan National Forest Park that has the largest crescent shaped lake, Shengli Park that is the oldest park in the city, Songhua Lake that is the largest manmade lake and is extremely beautiful. Some of the traditional dishes of Changchun are Changbai Zhen Yan whose ingredients are natural, Ginseng Chicken, Steamed White Fish and Braised Deer’s Tail
Not to be missed Jilin Provincial Museum , Wen Temple
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