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Nanjing City
Nanjing City: 
Jiangsu - Nanjing; 
Profile in Nanjing, Jiangsu Location: situated at the east of China, on the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River; at north latitude 3114' - 3236', east longitude 11822' - 11914'; it is 300 kilometers away from Shanghai, 1200 kilometers from Beijing, 1400 kilometers from Chongqing

Neighboring Areas: Zhejiang, Anhui, Shandong Provinces and Shanghai Municipality

Physical Features: on the vast plain of the lower reaches of the Yangtze River; to the north is Jianghuai Plain, to the east is the Yangtze Delta; be close to rivers and lakes

Population: 5.29 million
Urban Population: 2.73 million
Area: 6,516 sq km

Nationalities: Han, Hui, Manchu, Zhuang, Korean and Bai

History: Nanjing is a famous ancient capital in China, the capital of 10 dynasties; it is one of the historical and cultural cities in the world; also known as "Jinling", "Tianjing", "Stone City", etc, it was named Nanjing in Ming dynasty, being called "Ning" for short

Climatic Features: belongs to the north subtropical monsoonal climate zone, four seasons clearly demarcated, cold winters and hot summers; with frost-free period of 237 days

Average Temperature: annual average temperature 16C; absolute maximum temperature 43C, minimum temperature minus 14C ; average daily temperature in the hottest months 28.1C, in the coldest months minus 2.1C
Rainfall: plenty of rain, 117 rainy days annually, from the end of June to the middle of July is the rainy season; Annual even precipitation 1,106mm; maximum average humidity 81 percent

Mountains: Zhongshan Mountain( namely Zijinshan Mountain); Mount Qixia, Tangshan Mountain

Rivers: the Yangtze River, Qinhuai River, Xuanwu lake, Mochou Lake
Travel in Nanjing
Mausoleum of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen
Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum
Qin Huai River
Shangri-La Dingshan
The Memorial Hall to the Victims in the Nanjing Massacre
Hotel in Nanjing
Bamboo Grove Hotel
Central Hotel Nanjing
International Conference Hotel of Nanjing
Jinling Hotel
Nanjing New Century Hotel
Nanjing Zhongshan Hotel
Ramada Plaza Nanjing
Xuanwu Hotel
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