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Source: ChinaTravelGood   Author: Owen  Date: 08-29 2008  More Attractions
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code: 025

Zip code: 210000

position: Jiangsu Province in the southwest of the lower reaches of the Yangtze River, Jianghuai plain north, the Yangtze River Delta southeast of the Council, China#39;s famous ancient capital of one of the four.

area: the city#39;s area of 6597.6 square kilometers, of which the urban area of 200.85 square kilometers.

population: the city#39;s total population of nearly 6.7 million.

divisions: Nanjing is the capital of Jiangsu Province, the Yangtze River north-south cross-strait area, including the 11 County District 2, Area 11, that is, Xuanwu Qu, Bai Xiaqu, Qinhuai District, Jianye Qu, the Gulou District, Shimonoseki, Pukou District , Liuhe District, Qixia, Yuhuatai District, Jiangning District 2 County, Lishui County, which, Gaochun County.

ancient human footprints, with the passage of the times throughout the Nanjing today. Tangshan has now unearthed the eastern suburbs about 30 million to 50 million years of the "Nanjing Yuanren" complete skull fossil; Lishui County, Shen Xiandong l million years ago found that the previous "Lishui" sites.

dated back over 6,000 years ago, the Nanjing Gulou Kong northwest side of the business and basaltic yin and yang, North Lake, the Yangtze River began to appear Neolithic shore of the original villages, inhabited by the beginning of the Nanjing people. More than 3,000 years ago, the area along the river, are already quite densely distributed in the Bronze Age village residents, the Qinhuai River in the middle reaches of the lake area more familiar focus on the town, known as the "Lake cooked culture."


in 472 BC, Yue WANG Miewu Gou, the Chinese door in this southwest of the founding of the city, creating a history of Nanjing Chengyuan. In 333 BC, Chu Wei Wang大败the country, Zhu Cheng Shan stone home in the town of Nanking, also known as Nanking be named. Qin and Han Dynasties period, with the Nanjing area Nanjing economic development and is the county Jianduo. Late Han utmost to three early in the year 229, Sun Quan Cheng Di in Wuchang, in September that the relocation of the capital here, known as the Construction and Materials, for the beginning of the Nanjing Capital. AD 317, Sima Langya Wang Jin Rui establishment of the Eastern Jin Dynasty regime to Jiankang (now Nanjing) for the States, this is the history of the Nanjing city first peak period. Since then, the Southern Dynasties Song, Qi, Liang and Chen Jiankang have its capital, Shicheng "six-generation luxury", the Nanjing this "the ancient capital of the Six Dynasties" reputation. In 937 AD, Nanjing became the capital of Southern Tang, known as the Jiangning House, this is the history of the Nanjing Urban Development to the second peak period. 1368, Zhu Yuanzhang should be in the Tianfu Chen Di, the establishment of the Ming Dynasty, "should days" as the "Nanjing", the first time Singh is the national capital. Therefore, the Nanjing Urban Development entered another peak period for the then Nanjing, capital of the world#39;s major cities. 1853, the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom its capital here, renamed Tianjing. 1912 New Year#39;s Day, the establishment of the Republic of China, the Republic of China Sun Yat-sen in Nanjing as the provisional president. 1927, the National Government of Nanjing as its capital.

Nanjing "Jinling in ancient emperors", from medieval to modern, following the Sun Wu, Eastern Jin, Song, Qi, Liang and Chen, Southern Tang and the Ming dynasty, the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom and the Republic of China has its capital Nanjing, A total of 455 years, Shicheng, "the 10 ancient capital," leaving a rich cultural heritage.

1949年4月23日the liberation of Nanjing, the Central People#39;s Government and municipalities. September 1952, Nanjing cities in Jiangsu Province for. January 1, 1953, Jiangsu Provincial People#39;s Government, was established in Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu Province. February 1994, agreed to by the State Council, the Central Organization Committee of the Nanjing clear for the sub-provincial level.

Nanjing is China#39;s important comprehensive industrial production base. Nanjing electronic, chemical production capacity in China in second place in the city, vehicle manufacturers scale ranks third, machinery manufacturing technology, the scale of the Habitat national leader, household appliances, building materials industry also have a larger scale. Nanjing in east China is an important transportation and communication hub, established a comprehensive, three-dimensional, with the volume of transport networks, railways, roads, water, air and pipelines in five mode of transport complete with modern communication system. Nanjing is the four major national scientific research centre urban education is one of the country#39;s major higher education, scientific research bases, has a domestic first-class universities and research institutions. By the National nine Chinese ministries and commissions as the hard investment environment, "40 excellent" one of the cities. Has been rated the city#39;s comprehensive strength of China#39;s "top 50" fifth, the national garden city, China#39;s outstanding tourist city, the National Science and Technology Xingshi advanced cities, the double-support model city, the urban environment comprehensive treatment of the 10 best cities, the National Science and Technology Progress of advanced cities, the State Environmental Protection and the state health cities and so on.

Nanjing photo

ancient as the Qinhuai River winding stretch Yudai, standing bridges and immediate Wanran is in the long history of the flow; embellishment on both sides of the Xuanwu Lake and Mochou Static such as the Department of the lake, but seems to You talk; Zhongshan, Qixiashan Yili long, "Dragon" as a continuation of the Millennium guard; silence the ancient city of Nanking standing vicissitudes of the bustling city carved read the ring.

Nanjing Night Nanjing cultural monuments all over, from which you can explore the history of the source: Zhong Shan Tomb built close to the mountains, and bearing structure, and the concept of a Noble Spirit of Health; Confucius Temple antique buildings, stroll the meantime, let You appreciate the Ming and Qing Dynasties era of prosperity Town; momentum of the Chinese grand doors, ingenious design, outside the city, barriers Senran, ears seems to be war horses Siming; There is also the Linggu Temple, as the stone road, built by the three countries at Soochow Shitou Cheng sites, Zhu Yuanzhang the tomb of the Ming Dynasty (Ming Xiaoling), and to commemorate the revolution Yuhuatai, soliciting Xiasi unlimited.

ancient cultural heritage of ancient, modern and civilized city economy, and become a spectacular natural landscape constitutes a unique garden city of Nanjing style.