City Info
Nanjing Overview
                                                         Jiangsu in China                                                             Nanjing in Jiangsu
NANJING, the provincial capital of Jiangsu province, is a central city in the lower reaches of the Yangtse River. Located on the bank of the Yangtse River, geographically, Nanjing plays a very important role to link all the cities from east to west, and from south to north. Nanjing has an area of 6,597.6 square kms. Because of the large developable spaces and the ascendant geographical position, Nanjing is the provincial political, economical and cultural center of Jiangsu province. Moreover, it is characterized by its advanced trade and finance, its leading position of science and technological education in China, its abundant cultural background, its abundant human resources, and its remarkable supportive functions as a central city.
The strategic position for development along the Yangtze River: It is an important carrier of the international manufacturing industry and the capital transfer .It is an important place to show its ancient culture and modern civilization. It is an important link to bring along the common development of both south and north part along the Yangtze River bank .It is also an important platform to promote the alliance of the metropolis' prosperity and the integration of the Yangtze River Delta.
Money Matters
You can exchange money at Lu Kou International Airport, branch offices of the Bank of China at Zhongshan Donglu, just east of Xinjiekou traffic circle and most hotels in the city. Rates at hotels may be a little higher than those in the Bank of China. Some hotels only exchange currency for their own guests.
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Sister Cities
Name of Sister Cities Country Date of Relation Establishment
Nagoya Japan Dec. 21, 1978
St. Louis  USA Nov. 2, 1978
Florence Italy Feb. 22, 1980
Eindhoven Holland Oct. 9, 1985
Leipzig  Germany May 21, 1988
Mexicali Mexico Oct. 14, 1991
Limassol Cyprus Sep. 24, 1992
Taejon Korea Nov. 14, 1994
London Canada May 7, 1997
Perth Australia  May 15, 1998
Bloemfontein South Africa Mar. 22, 2000

Scenic Spots and Historical Sites
· Mount Qixia  
· Nanjing Museum  
· Zhanyuan Garden  
· Purple Mountain Observatory (Zijinshan Observatory)  
· Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum  
· Confucius Temple (Fuzimiao)   

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