Updated: 2016-08-09

Jilin has 16 border areas with Russia and DPRK, including an official channel for DPRK, two airports, two inland railway ports and one river shipping port. The capital, Changchun, is less than 500 kilometers from the cities of Harbin, Shenyang, and Yanji, no more than 1,000 km from Dalian, Beijing, Seoul, South Korea, and Vladivostok and Khabarovsk in Russia, and less 2,000 km from Shanghai and Japanese cities.

Its Hunchun Railway links it with Russian railways and its Changchun-Manchuria-Germany international cargo train link passes through the fewest countries and has the shortest running time, and lowest costs in China.