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Baicheng (白城; Báichéng) is a city in the northwestern corner of Jilin Province in China.


The area around present day Baicheng was long a hunting ground, and no farming was allowed until 1902, but now agriculture and agriculture industry play a major role. Baicheng was established in 1908 and was named Baicheng in 1938. The railways running through the city were etablished in the 1920s and 1930s and made Baicheng a regional transportation hub. Agriculture related industry, textile industry, a thermal power plant, a paper mill and other smaller plants are the industrial basis of the city. Two nature preserves are located nearby. The population is around 300,000 in the city and 2,000,000 in the county.

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By plane[edit]

The nearest airport is in Changchun. Alternative is Wulanhote airport about one hour from Baicheng by car. Changan airport serving Baicheng is expected to open in 2013. Construction work has begun in 2012.

By train[edit]

Trains from Beijing leave trom Bejing North, take 16-18 hours and costs ¥126-383.

There are also connections from Harbin (7 hours; ¥32-114), Changchun (5 hours ¥29-47), Dalian, (15 hours; ¥78-242) and Shenyang (7 hours; ¥67-206).

By bus[edit]

Buses from Changchun take 3-4 hours.

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  • Xianghai National Nature Reserve, [1]. Grassland and wetland landscape with swamps, marshes, lakes, and lots of cranes.  edit
  • Donggou Wetland Hunting Field, (At the convergence of Da'an City and Tongyu County). Open for three months during spring and summer.  edit
  • Momoge National Nature Reserve (莫莫格国家级自然保护区; Mòmògéguójiājízìránbǎohùqū), (Train from Beicheng to Taonan (24 minutes; ¥3-13) and then a bus), [2]. Covers an area of 1,440 km2 and includes swamps, island, river and grassland in an area of 1,440 km2. The area is inhabitet by 193 kinds of birds including cranes. Especially inspring and autumn, the number of birds here is impressive.  edit
  • Siberian Elm Scenic Area.  edit
  • Jiangjiadian grassland (姜家甸草原风情旅游区; Jiāngjiādiàn Cǎoyuán Fēngqínglǚyóuqū).  edit
  • Daqintala grassland.  edit
  • Chaganhaote Tourism Development Zone.  edit
  • Forest Park.  edit
  • Canal Model Park.  edit

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  • Hexiang Hotel (鹤翔宾馆; Hèxiángbīnguǎn), 65 Zhongxin Dongdalu (中兴东大路65号; Zhōngxīngdōngdàlù).  edit
  • Jihe Hotel, 500 Guangmingnan St, Kaifa District.  edit
  • Baicheng Hotel, 2 Aiguo Road.  edit


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