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Full nameMudanjiang
Official name牡丹江市
Native name 
Settlement typePrefecture-level city
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Total Area15607.9 sq mi (40435 km2)
Urban Area620.7 sq mi (1608 km2)
Metro Area620.7 sq mi (1608 km2)
Elevation764.4 ft (233 m)
Total Population2798723 (2010 census)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Urban (pop.)805584
Metro (pop.)805584
Other information
Time zoneChina standard time (UTC+8)
Licence plates黑C

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Mudanjiang ( ; Manchu: Mudan bira ) is a prefecture-level city in Heilongjiang province of the People's Republic of China. The administrative seat of the prefecture resides in Mudanjiang City. It was called Botankou when it was under Japanese occuption. It serves as a regional communications hub with a railway junction and an international airport connecting with several major Chinese cities as well as Seoul, Korea. Mudanjiang is also an important border city, located only 248 km from Vladivostok, Russia. In 2007 Mudanjiang had a GDP of RMB 42.1 billion with a 13.3% growth rate.

Its population is 2,798,723 at the 2010 census whom 805,584 live in the built up area made of 4 urban districts.

Named after the Mudan River, the region's premier tourist attraction is Jingpo Lake famous for its craggy limestone cliffs (similar to those of Guilin) and its turquoise waters containing Ericton fish and fresh water coral.

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