Prefecture-level city

Location of Panjin City in Liaoning

Location of the city centre in Liaoning

Coordinates: 41°07′N 122°03′E / 41.117°N 122.050°E / 41.117; 122.050
Country People's Republic of China
Province Liaoning
Districts and Counties
  CPC Panjin Committee Secretary
  Prefecture-level city 4,084 km2 (1,577 sq mi)
Population [1]
  Prefecture-level city 1,392,493
  Urban 676,464
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 124000
Area code(s) 427
Licence plates 辽L
Administrative division code 211300
ISO 3166-2 cn-21-13

Panjin (simplified Chinese: 盘锦; traditional Chinese: 盤錦; pinyin: Pánjǐn) is a prefecture-level city and a major oil production centre of Liaoning province, People's Republic of China, and is situated on the northern coast of Liaodong Bay of the Bohai Gulf. It borders Anshan to the northeast and east, Yingkou across the Liao River, as well as Jinzhou to the west and northwest. The city has an administrative area of 4,071 square kilometres (1,572 sq mi), is home to 1.39 million people all in the built-up area made of 2 urban districts plus Dawa and Panshan Counties being urbanized.


Panjin has four immediate sub-municipal divisions. There are 1 county and 3 districts.

# Name Chinese Hanyu Pinyin Population (2003 est.) Area (km2) Density (/km2)
1 Xinglongtai District 兴隆台区 Xīnglóngtái Qū 380,000 194 1,959
2 Shuangtaizi District 双台子区 Shuāngtáizi Qū 190,000 62 3,065
3 Dawa District 大洼区 Dàwā Qū 390,000 1,683 232
4 Panshan County 盘山县 Pánshān Xiàn 290,000 2,145 135

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. It 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. The Shuangtaizi River, which diverts from the Liao River upstream from the city, runs through the city and flows into the Liaodong Bay. The Liao River serves as the border between Panjin and the city of Yingkou. The two other prefecture-level cities that borders Panjin are Jinzhou and Anshan.

A panoramic view of Panjin (May 2012)


At the end of 2003, there were a total of 1 243 905 people residing in the Panjin. The urban population was 566 046.

Ethnic groups

Gender makeup

Population trends The population saw an increase of 3.81‰ in 2003. The natality was 7.60‰, and the mortality was 4.70‰, which made a natural population increase of 2.9‰.


Major points of interest include:

reed-grass beach


The main industries in Panjin include oil, petroleum refinery, tourism, and agriculture, primarily rice. The short grain rice of Panjin are of high quality and great taste. Panjin is also famed for its Chinese mitten crabs, a famous delicacy in Chinese cuisine. They can be processed into crab meat tofu and "drunken crab".

See also


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