Changchun (Cheenese: 长春; pinyin: Chángchūn) is the caipital an lairgest ceety o Jilin province, locatit in the northeast o the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae, in the centre o the Songliao Plain. It is administered as a sub-provincial ceety wi a population o aboot 7.5 million unner its jurisdiction, includin coonties an coonty-level ceeties. The name, which means "Lang Spring", oreeginatit frae the Jurchen leid. The urban districts o Changchun's ceety proper hae a tot population o 4.86 million.[4]

Changchun

长春
长春市
Changchun Montage.JPG
Eik-name(s): 
北国春城 (Spring Ceety o the Northren Kintra)
Changchun (reid) in Jilin (orange)
Changchun (reid) in Jilin (orange)
Changchun is locatit in Jilin
Changchun
Changchun
Location o the ceety centre in Jilin
Coordinates: 43°54′N 125°12′E / 43.900°N 125.200°E / 43.900; 125.200Coordinates: 43°54′N 125°12′E / 43.900°N 125.200°E / 43.900; 125.200
KintraFowkrepublic o Cheenae
ProvinceJilin
Coonty-level diveesions6 destricts
3 coonty-level diveesions
1 coonty
Govrenment
 • MayorCui Jie (崔杰)
Area
 • Sub-provincial ceety20,532 km2 (7,927 sq mi)
 • Urban
4,682 km2 (1,808 sq mi)
 • Metro
4,682 km2 (1,808 sq mi)
Elevation
222 m (730 ft)
Population
 (2010 census)[2]
 • Sub-provincial ceety7,459,005
 • Density360/km2 (940/sq mi)
 • Urban
3,341,700
 • Urban density710/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
 • Metro
3,341,700
 • Metro density710/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (Cheenae Staundart)
Postal code
130000
Aurie code(s)0431
License plate prefixesA
GDP (2010)CNY 332.9 billion
 - per capitaauto
ISO 3166-2cn-22-01
Wabsteidwww.changchun.gov.cn
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Twin touns — Sister ceetiesEedit

Changchun is twinned wi:

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Geographic Location". Changchun Municipal Government. Retrieved 4 July 2008.
  2. "Communiqué of the National Bureau of Statistics of People's Republic of China on Major Figures of the 2010 Population Census". National Bureau of Statistics of China.
  3. "2010年长春市国民经济和社会发展统计公报 Statistics Communique on National Economy and Social Development of Changchun, 2010" (in Chinese). 5 June 2011.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online