Jilin University

Changchun City, China - Jilin University Located City

Changchun is the capital and largest city of Jilin province, located in the northeast of the People's Republic of China. Lying in the center of the Songliao Plain, Changchun is administered as a sub-provincial city. The city's leading industries are production of automobiles, agricultural product processing, biopharmaceuticals, photo electronics, construction materials, and the energy industry. Known as China's Automobile City, Changchun is an important industrial base with a particular focus on the automotive sector. Because of its key role in domestic automobile industry, Changchun was sometimes referred to as the "Detroit of China." Apart from this industrial aspect, Changchun named as Spring City of the North Country is also one of four "National Garden Cities" awarded by the Ministry of Construction of P.R. China in 2001 due to its high urban greening rate.

Changchun,a beautiful ,prosperous and open international city attract a lot of foreigners coming here for living and studying. There are about 300,000 foreigners coming from all over the world. Changchun, a "forest city" is very beautiful. As one of China's four largest garden cities and the first outstanding tourist city, tourism development is very characteristic. The "Jingyuetan Forest Park", has Asia's largest artificial forest, like a huge "lung" of Changchun. It seems people live in a big forest with best sunshine, air and water. There are many well-known human landscapes and cultural scenery in Changchun, such as Nong'an Liao Dynasty pagoda and many other outstanding architecture. Winter tourism is a hot topic in Changchun. Here you can not only skiing, skating, attending the snow car rally, you can also enjoy the ice, snow and other types of ice and snow works. There are many big sports events happened in Changchun, such as 2007 Asian Winter Games, Twelfth National Winter Games 2012 and other big events.

Changchun has three passenger rail stations, where there are multiple daily departures to other northeast cities such as Jilin City, Harbin, Shenyang, and Dalian, as well as other major cities throughout the country such as Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. Changchun Longjia International Airport has scheduled flights to major cities including Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. There are also scheduled international flights between Changchun and South Korea, Hong Kong, Siberia, Taiwan and other international cities.

Changchun has a four-season, monsoon-influenced, humid continental climate. Snow is usually light during the winter, and annual rainfall is heavily concentrated from June to August. With monthly percent possible sunshine ranging from 47 percent in July to 66 percent in January and February, a typical year will see around 2,617 hours of sunshine, and a frost-free period of 140 to 150 days.

As an Auto City, Movie City, Science and technology culture city, Forest City and Sculpture City, Changchun is a great city for living, and studying and travelling.

Population: 7.9million

Temperature: average 4.8°C (40.64°F)