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Changchun was the capital of Manchukuo, a nominally independent puppet state set up by the Japanese in Manchuria, and which existed from 1931 to 1945. Then known as 新京 (Pinyin: Xīnjīng, Wade-Giles: Hsin-ching), the capital was a planned city.
Changchun will host the 2007 Winter Asian Games.
Volkswagen has a manufacturing plant in Changchun.
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