Harbin (哈尔滨)


Harbin is a tier 2 city located within Heilongjiang Province in Northeast China. It is also Heilongjiang's Provincial Capital.

In China's administrative hierarchy, Harbin is classified as a "Sub-provincial City", meaning it enjoys a greater degree of autonomy than other prefecture-level cities governed under Heilongjiang province control.

Map of Harbin

Harbin in Chinese

The official name of Harbin in simplified Chinese characters and pinyin is:


In Chinese it is common to add the character for "City" (市) to the name. In such case Harbin would be written:

Hā'ěrbīn shì

Harbin Development Zones

Free Trade Zones in Harbin

Since the establishment of the Heilongjiang Free Trade Zone in 2019, the following sections within Harbin have been designated as free trade zones:

  • Harbin Area

High Tech Zones in Harbin

The following high tech zones are located in Harbin:

  • Harbin High-Tech Industry Development Zone (哈尔滨高新技术产业开发区)
       - website: kaifaqu.com.cn
       - focus industries: Equipment manufacturing; Electronic information; New materials

Harbin Transportation

Airports in Harbin

Harbin is served by the following airports:

  • Harbin Taiping International Airport (IATA: HRB | ICAO: ZYHB)

Harbin Metro

The city of Harbin's metro system commenced operation on 26 September 2013.

Harbin Companies

High-profile Harbin Companies

The following Chinese companies are headquartered in Harbin:

  • 中航资本控股股份有限公司 | AVIC Capital Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • 哈尔滨电气股份有限公司 | Harbin Electric Co., Ltd.
  • 哈尔滨电气集团有限公司 | Harbin Electric Group Co., Ltd.
  • 哈药集团有限公司 | Harbin Pharmaceutical Group Co., Ltd.
  • 黑龙江鑫达企业集团有限公司 | Heilongjiang Xinda Enterprise Group Co., Ltd.
  • 北大荒农垦集团有限公司 | Heilongjiang Beidahuang Agricultural Reclamation Group Corporation
  • 黑龙江倍丰农业生产资料集团有限公司 | Heilongjiang Beifeng Agricultural Means of Production Group Co., Ltd.

N.B. English names provided are based on automated translations and may not be consistent with those used by the companies

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