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A city of northeast China north of Jilin. It grew after Russia was granted a trade concession in 1896 and the completion of the railroad to Lüshun in 1898. The city is the capital of Heilongjiang province.
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(hɑːˈbiːn; -ˈbɪn)
(Placename) a city in NE China, capital of Heilongjiang province on the Songhua River: founded by the Russians in 1897; centre of tsarist activities after the October Revolution in Russia (1917). Pop: 2 989 000 (2005 est). Also called: Ha-erh-pin
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the capital of Heilongjiang province, in NE China. 2,830,000.
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Site Location MAT MAP (mm) ([degrees]C) Shenyang 42.7[degrees]N 125.1[degrees]E 5.2 1518 Haerbin 45.6[degrees]N 126.6[degrees]E 3.1 530 Guigang 22.9[degrees]N 109.5[degrees]E 22.0 653 Site Planted Vegetation Soil type Soil texture (years) Shenyang 1961 Zea mays L.
(1) Heilongjiang University of Science and Technology, Haerbin, Heilongjiang 150022, China
Hailed as the 'City of Ice', Haerbin, the provincial capital of Heilongjiang, hosts the Haerbin International Ice and Snow Festival, the world's largest ice and snow event that opens on January 5 every year, where visitors can appreciate the top ice and snow art in China.
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Shear force of thigh muscles was measured by C-LM3 digital meat tenderness meter (Engineering College of Northeast Agricultural University, Haerbin, China).
Lan, who is from the Haerbin province in China, came to the UAE in 1997 following her brother who owned a restaurant business.
Plant materials and stress treatments: Leymus chinensis seeds were sown in 15 cm diameter plastic pots containing washed sands and were placed in growth chambers (HPG-400 Haerbin China).
degree from Haerbin Engineering University, Haerbin, China, in 2005 and M.S.
The firms in the survey are from 18 Chinese regions: Benxi, Changchun, Changsha, Chongqing, Dalian, Guiyang, Haerbin, Hangzhou, Jiangmen, Kunming, Lanzhou, Nanchang, Nanning, Shenzhen, Wenzhou, Wuhan, Xian, and Zhengzhou.