The province of Heilongjiang lies on the northeastern border of China, and its name derives from the Hilongjiang River, the largest river flowing through the province. It faces Russia on the opposite bank of the Hilongjiang River in the north and the Ussuri River in the east. The province has national borderlines stretching for 3,045 kilometers. It adjoins the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in the west and borders Jilin Province n the south. The province covers 454,800 square kilometers and has a total population of 38.15 million.
As a province of abundant ethnic customs, it accommodates 49 ethnic groups, such as the Han, Manchu, Korean, Mongolian, Daur, Xibe, Ewenki, Oroqen the Hezhen. Besides the magnificent Greater and Lesser Khingan Ranges and the boundless Sanjiang Plain, there are also rolling hills, vast grasslands, dense forests and imposing volcanic landforms. Such rivers as Heilongjiang, Songhuajiang and Ussuri crisscross with one antoher in the province. Benefiting from its unique geological location and plentiful tourism resources, Heilongjiang Province has become a well-known destination for more than 30 travel programs, including summer tour, ice and snow tour, transnational tour, border tour and hunting tour.