Nanjing, referred to as “Ning”, is called Jinling and Jiankang in ancient times. It is the capital city of Jiangsu Province, the sub-provincial city, and the core city of Nanjing Metropolitan Area. The important central city in the eastern part of China, the national important research and education base and comprehensive transportation approved by the State Council hub.
Nanjing has 11 districts with a total area of 6,587 square kilometers. In 2017, the built-up area was 1398.69 square kilometers, with a resident population of 8.335 million, urban population of 685,900, and urbanization rate of 82.3%. It is the only one in the Yangtze River Delta and East China. Megacity.
Nanjing is located in the eastern part of China, the lower reaches of the Yangtze River and the offshore of the Lancang River. It is the headquarters of the Eastern China Theater Command, the Yangtze River International Shipping Logistics Center, the important gateway city of the Yangtze River Delta to promote the development of the central and western regions, and the eastern coastal economic belt and the Yangtze River economy. An important node city with strategic convergence.
Nanjing is one of the first national historical and cultural cities and one of the important birthplaces of Chinese civilization. It has long been the political, economic and cultural center of southern China.
Nanjing is an important national science and education center. As of 2016, there are 72 colleges and universities in Nanjing, including 11 colleges and universities and 25 disciplines, second only to Beijing; 211 colleges and universities, and 12 top-ranking universities, only second In Beijing and Shanghai, there are 82 academicians of the two academies and 87 experts specializing in thousands of people, all ranking third in China.
Airport: Nanjing Lukou International Airport, Nanjing Ma'an International Airport, etc.
Railway Station: Nanjing Railway Station, Nanjing South Railway Station, Jiangning Railway Station, Lishui Station, Xianlin Station, etc.