Welcome to Hunchun, a county-level city located in the Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture of far eastern Jilin province in China. Hunchun borders North Korea (North Hamgyong province) and Russia (Primorsky Krai) making it a unique destination for adventurous travelers. With over 250,000 inhabitants, this city covers an area of 5,145 square kilometers and has a rich history that dates back to the Balhae Kingdom. The city’s name comes from Huncun in the Manchu language. Visitors can explore the city’s administrative divisions that include four subdistricts, four towns, and five townships. Catch a glimpse of the junction point of the borders of China, Russia, and North Korea in the village of Fangchuan. It is provided with an observation platform and is a popular tourist attraction. Hunchun is an economic center, thanks to the Chinese government’s investment in the 1990s. With a planning area of 24 km2 (9.3 sq mi), the Hunchun Border Economic Cooperation Zone was approved to be a national-level border economic cooperation zone in 1992. Visitors can indulge in seafood processing, electronic product manufacture, bio-pharmacy, textile industry, and other industries. The city is well-connected by a railway and an improved highway. The Jilin–Hunchun intercity railway is a high-speed passenger rail line connecting Jilin and Hunchun via Tumen, and it is one of Dongbei’s most beautiful railways. The train station has its sign in Chinese, Korean, Russian, and English to reflect the border location of the city. Hunchun’s sister city is Rason, North Korea. Come visit Hunchun for a unique travel experience!

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