Harbin 哈尔滨


Chinese Name: 哈尔滨

English Name: Harbin

Other Name: Bingcheng 冰城

Abbreviation: 哈 Ha

Zip Code: 23 01 00

Population: 10.009 million

Harbin 哈尔滨
Harbin 哈尔滨

Brief Introduction

Harbin 哈尔滨 is a prefecture-level city under the jurisdiction of Heilongjiang Province. It is the capital of Heilongjiang Province, a sub-provincial city, a megacity, and a core city of the Harbin metropolitan circle. Approved by The State Council as an important central city in northeast China and an important national manufacturing base.

Harbin is located in the northeast of China and the center of Northeast Asia. It is the political, economic, and cultural center of northeast China and is known as The Pearl of the Eurasian land bridge 欧亚大陆桥. Harbin is an important hub of The Pearl of the Eurasian land bridge and Air corridor 空中走廊, the starting point of the Industrial corridor of Harbin, Daqing, and Qiqihar 哈大齐工业走廊, the central city of border development and opening up, the central city of Northeast Asia, and the “central city of cooperation with Russia”.

By the end of 2020, Harbin has 9 municipal districts, 7 counties, and 2 county-level cities under its jurisdiction, with a total area of 53,100 square kilometers, including 493.77 square kilometers of built-up area, and a permanent population of 10.009 million. In 2021, Harbin’s area GDP reached 535.2 billion yuan.

Famous Attractions in Harbin

Harbin has always been known as “Little Paris of the East” 东方小巴黎 and “Moscow of the East” 东方莫斯科. Harbin’s urban style combines Chinese and western elements, and its national customs are bold and unrestrained. The annual Harbin Summer concert, ice Lantern Garden party, Ice and Snow World 冰雪大世界, and other large-scale activities show the profound cultural heritage of Harbin. There are more than 500 cultural and natural landscapes in Harbin, which, together with Jingpo Lake, Wudalianchi 五大连池, and Zhalong Nature Reserve 扎龙自然保护区 around Harbin, constitute a unique tourist destination in northern China. With these advantages, Harbin has been selected as the first batch of China’s Excellent tourist cities by the National Tourism Administration.

Harbin 哈尔滨
Ice and Snow World 冰雪大世界

List of tourist attractions in Harbin

  • Harbin Ice and Snow World 哈尔滨冰雪大世界
  • Harbin Flood Control Memorial Tower 哈尔滨防洪纪念塔
  • Sun Island Scenic Spot 太阳岛风景名胜区
  • Yabuli Ski resort 亚布力滑雪旅游度假区
  • Central Street pedestrian street 中央大街步行街
  • Hagia Sophia 圣索菲亚教堂
  • St. Alexyev church 圣阿列克谢耶夫教堂
  • Unit 731 Crime evidence Gallery 第七三一部队罪证陈列馆
  • The dragon tower 龙塔
  • Sun Island Park 太阳岛公园
  • Harbin Grand Theatre 哈尔滨大剧院
  • Heilongjiang Forest Botanical Garden 黑龙江省森林植物园

Famous Universities in Harbin

By 2020, Harbin had 50 regular colleges and universities, 11 adult colleges and universities, 8 scientific research institutions with postgraduate training qualifications, 84 secondary vocational education schools, 102 regular senior high schools, 347 regular junior high schools, 405 regular primary schools (including rural primary schools), 18 special education schools, and 1,323 kindergartens.

Harbin 哈尔滨
Harbin Institute of Technology 哈尔滨工业大学

List of universities and colleges in Harbin

  • Harbin Institute of Technology 哈尔滨工业大学
  • Harbin Engineering University 哈尔滨工程大学
  • Northeast Forestry University 东北林业大学
  • Heilongjiang University 黑龙江大学
  • Harbin Medical University 哈尔滨医科大学
  • Northeast Agricultural University 东北农业大学
  • Harbin Normal University 哈尔滨师范大学
  • Harbin University of Science and Technology 哈尔滨理工大学
  • The Harbin University of Commerce 哈尔滨商业大学
  • Harbin Flight Academy of PLA Air Force 中国人民解放军空军哈尔滨飞行学院

Diet of Harbin

The residents of Harbin are mainly Han, but in the old Harbin, there were a large proportion of foreign nationals, among which Russian overseas Chinese accounted for the majority. The lifestyle and customs of foreign nationals have a certain influence on the culture and dietary customs of the Harbin people.

Harbin people used to take the big cake (cornflour paste cake) as the staple food. The original local people like to eat Big Cha porridge 大碴子粥, small rice, and stew; Influenced by the dietary customs of ethnic minorities, Harbin people like to eat sticky cakes and sticky bean buns, “Lieba” 大列巴 (a kind of large bread), Harbin sausage 红肠, etc., and like to drink “Subo tang” 苏波汤(Russian red soup).

Harbin 哈尔滨
Harbin sausage 哈尔滨红肠

List of Specialty dishes in Harbin

  • Big Cha porridge 大馇子粥
  • Sticky bean bun 黏豆包
  • Big Lieba 大列巴
  • Roast grim 烤冷面
  • Harbin smoked chicken 哈尔滨熏鸡
  • Pot bag meat 锅包肉
  • Wuchang rice 五常大米
  • Harbin beer 哈尔滨啤酒
  • Madier Popsicle 马迭尔冰棍
  • Old Ding Feng pastry 老鼎丰糕点

Traffic in Harbin

Aviation: There are two airports in Harbin. Harbin Taiping International Airport 哈尔滨太平国际机场地, located in the center of Northeast Asia, is an important air traffic hub in northeast China and even Northeast Asia. Harbin Taiping International Airport has opened 253 routes, including 19 international routes and 234 domestic routes. Harbin Pingfang Airport 哈尔滨平房机场 is the second civil aviation general airport following Harbin Taiping International Airport. It is located in the Pingfang district of Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province. It is the base airport of China Flying Dragon General Aviation Company.

Railway: Harbin is the railway hub of northeast China. Harbin Railway Bureau is one of the 15 railway bureaus in China, starting from Gulian in the north, landing in the south, Suifenhe 绥芬河 in the east, and Manzhouli in the west. It is connected with Russia outside and Shenyang Railway Bureau inside.

Subway: Harbin Metro has opened and operated 2 lines, with a total mileage of 31.62 kilometers and a total of 28 stations. Harbin Metro Line 2 consists of 19 stations, passing through jiangbei University Town, Ice and Snow World, Sun Island Park, Central Street, Harbin Railway Station, provincial government, Northeast Agricultural University, and other campuses, scenic spots, business centers, and transportation hubs.

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