Administrative Division

2019-11-28    JL.gov

In the early years after the founding of the PRC, only 2 cities, 2 prefectures, 1 banner, 22 counties and 1 industrial zone were under the jurisdiction of in Jilin Province. In 1954, with the adjustment in the Northeast administrative division, 7 counties previously governed by Heilongjiang Province were put under the administration of Jilin Province, and formed Baicheng Prefecture together with Jilin’s Qian’an Coutny; 1 city and 9 counties previously governed by Liaodong Province were put under the administration of Jilin Province, to establish Tonghua Prefecture; Liaoyuan City, Xian County and Dongfeng County previously governed by Liaodong Province and Siping City, Shuangliao County and Lishu County previously governed by Liaoxi Province were put under the administration of Jilin Province. In the same year, the seat of the People's Government of Jilin Province was changed from Jilin City to Changchun City. In 1969, 1 county and 1 banner of Jilimu League and Hulunbeir League previously governed by Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region were put under the administration of Jilin Province, and then put back under the administration of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in 1979. Since then, the administrative division of Jilin Province continues up to now.