Window to the East | Manzhouli

Oct 02 , 2023 | Social Good

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Manzhouli, a city in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, is home to a rare fusion of Russian, Chinese, Mongolian, and European cultures, all in one city. It’s also the largest land border port city in China, and serves as a window to East Asia for trade. 


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