Located in the southeast of Heilongjiang Province and lying in the “Golden Triangle” hinterland which is enclosed by China, Russia and Korea jointly, Mudanjiang city is “a land flows with milk and honey” of note in the north and enjoys a reputation as “The Jiangnan North of the Great Wall”. Mudanjiang city gains its name because Peony River runs through the downtown area.
The city is surrounded by mountains in all sides, even in the central section, which is a natural basin. The largest Jingpo Yansai Lake lies in the southwest of the city. Over 30 historical relics and human resources have been explored such as The Crater National Forest Park, Peony Peak Country Level Forest Park, Natural Nature Reserve, Peony Peak Ski Field, The Eight Female Heroines Group Sculpture, Hengdaohezi Northeast Tiger Farm, Weihushan Tigers Ornamental Garden, and Lotus Lake and so on. Mudanjiang covers a total area of 40,583 square kilometers with a population of about 2.7 million.