Jiamusi
Overview
 
Jiamusi is a prefecture-level city
Prefecture-level city
A prefectural level city , prefectural city or prefectural level municipality is an administrative division of the People's Republic of China, ranking below a province and above a county in China's administrative structure. Prefectural level cities form the second level of the administrative...

 in the province of Heilongjiang
Heilongjiang
For the river known in Mandarin as Heilong Jiang, see Amur River' is a province of the People's Republic of China located in the northeastern part of the country. "Heilongjiang" literally means Black Dragon River, which is the Chinese name for the Amur. The one-character abbreviation is 黑...

, in the People's Republic of China
People's Republic of China
China , officially the People's Republic of China , is the most populous country in the world, with over 1.3 billion citizens. Located in East Asia, the country covers approximately 9.6 million square kilometres...

. Located on the riverside of the middle and lower reaches of the Songhua River
Songhua River
The Songhua or Sunggari River is a river in Northeast China, and is the largest tributary of the Heilong River , flowing about from Changbai Mountains through Jilin and Heilongjiang provinces. The river drains of land, and has an annual discharge of .As the Second Songhua River, it joins the...

, It faces Russia across the Ussuri River and the Heilongjiang River. In 2007 Jiamusi had a GDP of RMB 34.1 billion with a 14.3% growth rate.
Its population is 2,552,097 at the 2010 census whom 850,750 live in the built up area made of 4 urban districts.
On July 26, 2006 Yonghong District (永红区) was merged into Jiao District (郊区)

Jiamusi has a monsoon
Monsoon
Monsoon is traditionally defined as a seasonal reversing wind accompanied by corresponding changes in precipitation, but is now used to describe seasonal changes in atmospheric circulation and precipitation associated with the asymmetric heating of land and sea...

-influenced humid continental climate
Humid continental climate
A humid continental climate is a climatic region typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot summers and cold winters....

 (Köppen
Köppen climate classification
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems. It was first published by Crimea German climatologist Wladimir Köppen in 1884, with several later modifications by Köppen himself, notably in 1918 and 1936...

 Dwa), with long, bitter, but dry winters, and humid and very warm summers.
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Jiamusi is a prefecture-level city
Prefecture-level city
A prefectural level city , prefectural city or prefectural level municipality is an administrative division of the People's Republic of China, ranking below a province and above a county in China's administrative structure. Prefectural level cities form the second level of the administrative...

 in the province of Heilongjiang
Heilongjiang
For the river known in Mandarin as Heilong Jiang, see Amur River' is a province of the People's Republic of China located in the northeastern part of the country. "Heilongjiang" literally means Black Dragon River, which is the Chinese name for the Amur. The one-character abbreviation is 黑...

, in the People's Republic of China
People's Republic of China
China , officially the People's Republic of China , is the most populous country in the world, with over 1.3 billion citizens. Located in East Asia, the country covers approximately 9.6 million square kilometres...

. Located on the riverside of the middle and lower reaches of the Songhua River
Songhua River
The Songhua or Sunggari River is a river in Northeast China, and is the largest tributary of the Heilong River , flowing about from Changbai Mountains through Jilin and Heilongjiang provinces. The river drains of land, and has an annual discharge of .As the Second Songhua River, it joins the...

, It faces Russia across the Ussuri River and the Heilongjiang River. In 2007 Jiamusi had a GDP of RMB 34.1 billion with a 14.3% growth rate.
Its population is 2,552,097 at the 2010 census whom 850,750 live in the built up area made of 4 urban districts.

Subdivisions

On July 26, 2006 Yonghong District (永红区) was merged into Jiao District (郊区)
# Name Hanzi Hanyu Pinyin Population (2010 est.) Area (km²) Density (/km²)
1 Qianjin District
Qianjin District, Jiamusi
Qianjin District is a district of the city of Jiamusi, Heilongjiang, People's Republic of China, located on the southern bank of the Songhua River....

前进区 Qiánjìn Qū 171,530 14 11,429
2 Xiangyang District
Xiangyang District, Jiamusi
The district of Xiangyang is an administrative subdivision of the province of Heilongjiang, China. It is under the jurisdiction of the prefecture-level city of Jiamusi.- External links : -...

向阳区 Xiàngyáng Qū 233,855 24 4,167
3 Dongfeng District
Dongfeng District
Dongfeng District is a district of the city of Jiamusi, Heilongjiang province, People's Republic of China.- External links : -...

东风区 Dōngfēng Qū 161,740 53 1,887
4 Jiao District
Jiaoqu District, Jiamusi
Jiao District is a suburban district of the city of Jiamusi, Heilongjiang, People's Republic of China....

郊区 Jiāo Qū 314,586 792 593
5 Tongjiang City 同江市 Tóngjiāng Shì 179,791 6,252 27
6 Fujin City
Fujin City
Fujin is a city in the province of Heilongjiang, China. It is under the jurisdiction of the prefecture-level city of Jiamusi.- External links : -...

富锦市 Fùjǐn Shì 437,165 8,227 55
7 Huanan County
Huanan County
Huanan County is a county of eastern Heilongjiang province, People's Republic of China. It is under the jurisdiction of the prefecture-level city of Jiamusi.- External links : -...

桦南县 Huànán Xiàn 468,698 4,416 100
8 Huachuan County
Huachuan County
Huachuan County is a county of eastern Heilongjiang province, People's Republic of China. It is under the jurisdiction of the prefecture-level city of Jiamusi.- External links : -...

桦川县 Huàchuān Xiàn 202,827 2,260 97
9 Tangyuan County
Tangyuan County
Tangyuan County is a county of the prefecture-level city of Jiamusi, province of Heilongjiang, China.- External links : -...

汤原县 Tāngyuán Xiàn 255,211 3,230 84
10 Fuyuan County
Fuyuan County, Heilongjiang
Fuyuan County is an administrative subdivision of the province of Heilongjiang, China and the easternmost point of the country. It is under the jurisdiction of the prefecture-level city of Jiamusi.- Notes and references :...

抚远县 Fǔyuǎn Xiàn 126,694 6,260 18

Geography and climate

Jiamusi has a monsoon
Monsoon
Monsoon is traditionally defined as a seasonal reversing wind accompanied by corresponding changes in precipitation, but is now used to describe seasonal changes in atmospheric circulation and precipitation associated with the asymmetric heating of land and sea...

-influenced humid continental climate
Humid continental climate
A humid continental climate is a climatic region typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot summers and cold winters....

 (Köppen
Köppen climate classification
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems. It was first published by Crimea German climatologist Wladimir Köppen in 1884, with several later modifications by Köppen himself, notably in 1918 and 1936...

 Dwa), with long, bitter, but dry winters, and humid and very warm summers. High temperatures range from −12.7 °C in January to 27.6 °C (82 °F) in July, and more than 60% of the year's precipitation occurs from June to August.

Transportation

Jiamusi is is a transportation hub in northeast Heilongjiang Province. Served by the Jiamusi-Harbin Highway and the Hegang-Dalian Highway, as along with 6 other highways, a comprehensive highway network is formed in Jiamusi. Railway connect the city with several other major cities in Heilongjiang such as Harbin
Harbin
Harbin ; Manchu language: , Harbin; Russian: Харби́н Kharbin ), is the capital and largest city of Heilongjiang Province in Northeast China, lying on the southern bank of the Songhua River...

 and Mudanjiang. Jiamusi Airport is 9 km east to the city center, which offers domestic flights to Harbin
Harbin
Harbin ; Manchu language: , Harbin; Russian: Харби́н Kharbin ), is the capital and largest city of Heilongjiang Province in Northeast China, lying on the southern bank of the Songhua River...

, Beijing
Beijing
Beijing , also known as Peking , is the capital of the People's Republic of China and one of the most populous cities in the world, with a population of 19,612,368 as of 2010. The city is the country's political, cultural, and educational center, and home to the headquarters for most of China's...

, Shanghai
Shanghai
Shanghai is the largest city by population in China and the largest city proper in the world. It is one of the four province-level municipalities in the People's Republic of China, with a total population of over 23 million as of 2010...

 and Guangzhou
Guangzhou
Guangzhou , known historically as Canton or Kwangchow, is the capital and largest city of the Guangdong province in the People's Republic of China. Located in southern China on the Pearl River, about north-northwest of Hong Kong, Guangzhou is a key national transportation hub and trading port...

.

International

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, Japan
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, Russia
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  Shoalhaven
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, Australia
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