Huichun Border Port in Jilin
Hunchun is a county-level city in the Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture, far eastern Jilin province. It borders North Korea (North Hamgyong province) and Russia (Primorsky Krai), has over 250,000 inhabitants, and covers 5,145 square kilometers. It was the capital of Balhae/Bohai Kingdom between 785-793 as “Dongyang”.
The city’s name Hunchun comes from Huncun in Manchu language. (Manchu: ᡥᡠᠨᠴᡠᠨ; Möllendorff: huncun; Abkai: hunqun).
The city and the village Fangchuan is located near the point of junction of the borders of China, Russia, and North Korea; provided with an observation platform, it is a popular tourist attraction.
Jilin is particularly well-positioned geographically to develop a modern logistics industry, with 16 China-Russia and China-Democratic People’s Republic of Korea border ports, two international airports and two inland railway ports.
The village of Fangchuan in Hunchun, in the east of the province, for instance, is just 15 kilometers from the Sea of Japan. The mouth of the Tumen River, which feeds into the sea, is the closest point between China and Russia, the east coast of the Korean Peninsula, Japan and the DPRK.
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Is the Huichun Border Port in Jilin open for German citizens to cross from Russia to China and vice versa?
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Concerning your questions .Here are the answers.
Hunchun Border Port opens to German citizen for the entry.
For the entry, firstly, you need to get an entry visa of China. Then you will get a 30-day tourist visa in Hunchun.
If you don’t have an entry visa of China but you are in Russia now, you can email Chinese Embassy in Russia for inquiry.
Address (Chinese Embassy in Russia): Druzhby St, 6, Moscow, Russia.
For the exit, we are not sure about whether you need to across Hunchun to Russia from China. You can email Russian Embassy in China for inquiry.
Address (Russian Embassy in China): No. 4 Dongzhimen Beizhongjie, Beijing, 100600 China.
Tel ( Bureau of Exit-Entry Administration in Jilin ): +86 0431 8561 1681
If you want to travel to China, we can arrange for you.