Yanbian Korean autonomous prefecture

Update: 2016-08-11

Yanbian Korean autonomous prefecture is under provincial jurisdiction and is the home of the Korean ethnic group. It is in eastern Jilin, close to Russia and the DPRK, so it is an important site for foreign trade.

It covers 43,474 square kilometers, a fourth of the province and has a population of 2.15 million, with 780,000 Koreans, or 36 percent of the population, and who have a high higher level of education than many other Chinese ethnic groups.

Yanbian Korean autonomous prefecture

Yanbian Korean autonomous prefecture
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It is in the Changbai Mountains area and contains lumber, water resources, and minerals. It has a cultural heritage and tourism resources, notably its folk activities centered on Korean history and culture.

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