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 (jē′lĭn′) also Ki·rin (kē′rĭn′)
1. A province of northeast China bordering on North Korea. Changchun is the capital.
2. A city of northeast China in Jilin province northeast of Changchun.


(ˈdʒiːˈlɪn) or


1. (Placename) a province of NE China, in central Manchuria. Capital: Changchun. Pop: 27 040 000 (2003 est). Area: 187 000 sq km (72 930 sq miles)
2. (Placename) Also called: Chi-lin a river port in NE China, in N central Jilin province on the Songhua River. Pop: 1 496 000 (2005 est)



also Kirin

1. a province in NE China, N of the Yalu River. 25,740,000; 72,201 sq. mi. (187,001 sq. km). Cap.: Changchun.
2. a port city in this province, on the Songhua River: a former provincial capital. 1,270,000.
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The objectives of the Jilin Agricultural Product Quality and Safety Project for China are to assist Jilin Province in improving its agricultural product quality and reducing agricultural product safety risks through: (i) introducing good agricultural practices, (ii) improving the implementation of agricultural product safety related regulations, and (iii) strengthening the agricultural product safety monitoring system.
Ltd, Jilin Province Huinan Changlong Biopharmacy Co.
An MoU between the Industries Department of Jiliin and Punjab government with regard to Chinese direct investment in Punjab was signed during visit of a high level delegation from Punjab to Jilin province led by Minister Labour and HR Raja Ashfaq Sarwar, here on Thursday.
TOKYO, March 5 (KUNA) -- Ten people were killed and another 17 injured in a bus fire on Wednesday in Jilin City in northeast China's Jilin Province, state-owned Xinhua News Agency reported.
to cooperatively develop value added services in Jilin Province.
The H7N2 influenza virus isolated from a chicken in Jilin Province in northern China was a novel reassortant that derived its HA, PB2, PB1, PA, NP, and M genes from the H7N9 virus that emerged in China in 2013.
In June 2013, a fire at a poultry slaughterhouse in the northeastern Jilin province killed 120 people.
Liu is replacing Jiang Chaoliang who resigned to become governor of the north-eastern Jilin province.
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Wang along a Jilin Province street near the Songhua River shows the trees covered in frozen fog that solidified into hard rime upon contact with the trees.
Japan and China have launched a new shipping and trucking route linking Japan's Niigata and Huichuan in China's Jilin Province via Russia's Zarubino, all on the Sea of Japan coast.
This implementation in Jilin province represents an