lies in Jiangsu Province. It's the capital of it, and is one of
the important industry base in China. It is 6.5 thousand square
kilometers in area, with a population of 5.1 million.
In Nanjing, the topography is complex. There are many lowlands and downloads, and in the mountains, there are some wide plains. The Yangtse River flows from the Northwest to the Southeast. It's the monsoon climate in the inferior torrid zone. The average annual
temperature is 15-16 degree Celsius. And the average annual precipitation is 1,100mm. The black frost period can last 230 days.
The area along the Yangtse River is Huadong iron ore. There is brass, zinc, lead, strontium, limestone and many other ones. The resources of them are all abundant.
In industry, mainly, there is electric, petroleum processing,
chemical industry, machine, transportation equipment and instruments. All of them occupy important places in China. In the recent years, the Development Zone for New & High Technology Industries was built in Pu Kou in Nan Jing. In agriculture, there mainly is rice, wheat, cotton, potatoes and oil crops.
Nanjing is one of the important hub of communications in China. The railway, highway and aviation are all convenient. Nanjing port is the biggest port of the inland rivers. It has the function of a seaport, for big ships can be moored here. The ships here can get to Jiujiang, Wuhan, Chongqing, Shanghai as well as many other places.
Nanjing is the famous ancient city in China. A lot of Chinese ancient monarchs took here as their capital city, such as Wu Dynasty, Jin Dynasty, Song Dynasty and Ming Dynasty. It's one of the seven well-known ancient cities. Zhong Mountain is the national major place of interest. Zhong Mountain and the Xuanwu Lake are the centers. And also, there are numerous mountains, lakes and other beautiful buildings. They are the most magnificent scenery in China.