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Nanjing Guide

Tourism Nanjing

 

Nanjing Travel Guide

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Located at the middle and lower reaches of the golden Yangtze River Delta in eastern China, Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu Province, is developed in economy in China and an important central city. The city covers an area of over six thousand square kilometers with a population of over 6.2 million. It is said to be the second largest commercial port in the East China following Shanghai, with its majestic landscapes and epic history and cultures. It has a brilliant cultural heritage.

Nanjing is situated on the vast plain of the lower reaches of the Yangtze River It belongs to the northern subtropical monsoon climate zone where the four seasons are clearly demarcated, the annual mean temperature is 16℃.

The name Nanjing, which means "South Capital", is reflective of the importance of Nanjing as the capital of six dynasties in China's fabled history (Wu, Eastern Jin, Song, Qi, Liang and Chen). The Chinese often refer to Nanjing as "Jinling" and /or "Stone City", while some foreigners know it as "Nanking". Officially named Nanjing during the Ming dynasty, it was called "Ning" for short. It is one of the best-known ancient capitals citied in China and vaunts a long history and deep cultures. The excavation of the skulls of ancient prehistoric men in the city dates Nanjing's civilization back to 350 thousand years ago. The city itself was built more than 2.400 years ago in the area southwest of the huge Zhonghua Gate. The gate was critical for many military functions.

Nanjing, very rich in natural and artificial landscapes and one of the first 24 well-know historic and cultural citied announced by the state. Dr. Sun Yat-Sen's Mausoleum, Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum, the ancient city wall of Nanjing, Linggu Temple for Buddist Relics and other places are the main scenic spots and historic sites. The Xuanwu Lake, the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen's Mausoleum and the Qin Huai River Scenic Belt are among 40 best tourist scenic spots in China.

Nowadays, Nanjing is developing rapidly like most major cities in China. It has become a multiple-producing industrial base in eastern China, an important hub of transportation and communication center, one of China's four major scientific research and educational central cities.

 
 

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