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Location of Panjin City in Liaoning
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Location of the city centre in Liaoning
Coordinates(Panjin Library): 41°07′04″N122°03′55″E / 41.1177°N 122.0654°E / 41.1177; 122.0654 Coordinates: 41°07′04″N122°03′55″E / 41.1177°N 122.0654°E / 41.1177; 122.0654
Country People's Republic of China
Province Liaoning
Districts and Counties
   CPC PanjinCommittee Secretary
   Prefecture-level city 4,084 km2 (1,577 sq mi)
 (2017) [1]
197.56 km2 (76.28 sq mi)
   Prefecture-level city 1,392,493
 (2017) [1]
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
Area code(s) 427
ISO 3166 code CN-LN-13
Licence plates 辽L
Administrative division code 211300

Panjin (simplified Chinese :盘锦; traditional Chinese :盤錦; pinyin :Pánjǐn) is a coastal prefecture-level city in central Liaoning province, People's Republic of China, situated on the northern shore of the Liaodong Bay. It borders Anshan to the east, Yingkou to the southeast, and Jinzhou to the west and north. It is the smallest city in both Liaoning and the entire Northeast China with an administrative area of 4,071 square kilometres (1,572 sq mi), and Liaoning's least populous city with a population of 1.39 million people.



Panjin has administrative jurisdiction over 3 districts and 1 county.

#Name Chinese Hanyu Pinyin Population (2003 est.)Area (km2)Density (/km2)
1 Xinglongtai District 兴隆台区Xīnglóngtái Qū380,0001941,959
2 Shuangtaizi District 双台子区Shuāngtáizi Qū190,000623,065
3 Dawa District 大洼区Dàwā Qū390,0001,683232
4 Panshan County 盘山县Pánshān Xiàn290,0002,145135

Panjin was established as a prefecture-level city with its current boundaries by the State Council on June 5, 1984.


Panjin is located between 40°40'−41°27' N and 121°31'−122°28' E, with its urban section mainly on the historical Liao River Delta. The Shuangtaizi River (which gives name to the city's Shuangtaizi District), formally the smaller western distributary but now the only lower section of the Liao River system, flows through the city and drains into the Liaodong Bay to its west between its Dawa District and Panshan County. The Daliao River, historically Liao River's larger eastern distributary and the main lower section but now a separate river system since 1958, runs east of Panjin, serving as the border between it and the neighboring cities of Anshan and Yingkou.

Panjin is a major crude oil production centre of Northeast China, with access to the Liaohe Oil Field, which was once the third largest oil field in China behind Daqing and Shengli Oil Fields.


Panjin has a monsoon-influenced humid continental climate (Köppen Dwa). It has an annual mean temperature of 9.2 °C (48.6 °F) and receives over 2700 hours of sunshine a year.

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A panoramic view of Panjin (May 2012)


Major points of interest include:

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Red Seabeach
reed-grass beach Pan Jin Lu Wei Dang .JPG
reed-grass beach

See also


Dalian University of Technology, Panjin Campus

Liaohe Petroleum Career Technical College

Panjin Vocational and Technical College

Panjin Senior Middle School


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