Jilin province is briefly named as Ji, with Changchun as its provincial capital. It is situated in the middle part of Northeast China bordering Heilongjiang Province to the north, Liaoning province to the south and Inner Mongolia to the west. Jilin also lies in the heartland of Northeast Asia composed of Japan, Russia, North Korea, South Korea, Mongolia and Northeast China. Its latitude is from 41°to 46°N and longitude is from 122°to 131°E. It covers an area of 187,400 square km with a total population of 27.3 million.
The terrain of Jilin appears an overall trend of high in southeast and low in northwest. To the east of it is Changbai Mountain which abounds in mineral resources, while to the west is the Horqin prairie. The Capital of Jilin Province is Changchun.
History and Culture：
In early time, a number of Korean kingdoms including the Buyeo, Goguryeo and Balhae established in Jilin and various people such as Mohe, Xianbei, Wùjí and Koreans inhabited here. By the Qing dynasty, the most parts of Jilin were ruled by the General of Jilin. From that time, more and more Han people joined the group of Jilin making the most dominant ethnic group of the province.
Jilin Opera, popular around the areas of Changbaishan Mountain and Songhuajiang River, is a form of traditional entertainment in Jilin people's daily life. As an important part among Northeast China folk art, Er ren zhuan is also a kind of fashionable performance and favored by Jilin people. When comes to the language, Mandarin is the standard language spoken
by the majority of Jilin while Korean is widely spoken in the east part of the province including Yanji and the Korean Autonomous Prefecture.
Jilin province lies in the middle latitudes of the northern hemisphere, equivalent to the northernmost part of temperate zone in China close to subfrigid zone. It belongs to humid temperate semi-arid monsoon climate characterized by long cold winter, short warm summer and windy spring. The average annual temperature is 2°C -6°C with the average temperature in coldest month is between -14°C and -20°C and in hottest month average temperature is between 16°C to 24°C. Due to its special climate, one of China's four natural wonders -- Jilin Rime is formed
JLU offers a variety of degree programs. It has now 124 undergraduate programs, 311 master’s degree program, 240 doctoral degree programs, and 37 post-doctoral programs. The year of 2012 saw the enrollment of a total of 68,000-odd full time students among whom more than 25,000 are graduate students.
At present there are 6,540 faculty members, with 20 members of Chinese Academy of Science and/or Chinese Academy of Engineering, and 1,638 full professors. This dedicated education community is a guarantee of excellence in teaching and research. For years, the University has been playing a major role in the educational, cultural and economic life of Northeast Region of China. In the beginning decade of the new century, the University is committed to achieving the status as one of the leading institutions for higher education well known in China and around the world.
Facilities include, first of all, a fast gigabit computer network. Optic fiber cables connect all the campuses together, and over 20,000 computers are hooked up to the network. Faculty, staff and students can have easy access to the internet/intranet anywhere – in classrooms, dormitories or at home, enjoying online education and online office automation.
There are more than fifty multimedia classrooms and language learning audiovisual classrooms, ten of which are reserved for international students. Special attention has been paid to the construction of 20 basic science laboratories.
The University Library claims a collection of 6.59 million books and is designated as the library of UNESCO, UNIDO and World Bank. It also serves as the Comprehensive Information Center of Liberal Arts of the Ministry of Education , the only Foreign Scientific Text Book Center in Northeast China, and the National Humanities and Social Science Higher Education Books Import Center. It is one of the seven centers of China Academic Library and Information System (CALIS) Center in Northeast China.
Every campus has a gymnasium, a stadium, and arenas for basketball, volleyball, table tennis and artistic gymnastics. The Nanling Campus Stadium, with grass soccer field surrounded by standard synthetic racetracks, can seat 10,000 persons; there are also well-lit synthetic floored tennis courts.
Jilin University has established worldwide exchange and cooperation ties with more than 150 universities, colleges, and research institutes in 31 countries/districts. . Over 1,500 foreign students are currently enrolled in Jilin University.
Life for International students is pleasant. Dormitory rooms are furnished with nice furniture, TV-set, telephone and network terminals. There are reading rooms, cyber-café, tearoom and fitness room in the building. Each year, the University hosts many academic and cultural events including seminars, forums, speech competitions and, performances on various topics and subjects. 400 student groups and organizations enrich campus life with colorful activities.
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