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Nanjing

Nanjing

About Nanjing

8,109,100 in city
0 in metro
6,516 km² (2,516 mi²)
18 m
Ancient capital of China, which is already in the name (Nanjing = southern capital). It was also the capital of China during the Nationalist Party (KMT) era. Today domestically important economic centre and a big domestic tourist spot with a lot of historical and cultural spots. Nanjing is situated on the vast plain of the lower reaches of the Yangtse River. It belongs to the northern subtropical monsoon climate zone where the four seasons are clearly demarcated. At present, Nanjing has jurisdiction over 10 districts and 5 counties, covering an area of 6,516 square kilometers. Nanjing is a major international commercial port in the Yangtse delta region, second only to Shanghai. The total turn over of retail sales of the social consumer goods in 1995 amounted to 24 billion yuan, a 27% growth over the previous year, ranking among ten major cities of the country. The monetary market plays an important controlling role in the economic operation of the city.

Metro Cities

Nanjing, Yangzhou, Zhenjiang

No. of Buildings

No. Current status
226 All Buildings
175
existing
41
under construction
8
planned
2
unbuilt

Tallest Buildings

# Building Height Year
1 Zifeng Tower 1,476 ft 2010
2 Golden Eagle Tiandi Tower A 1,207 ft 2019
3 Golden Eagle Tiandi Tower B 1,076 ft 2019
4 Deji Plaza Phase II 1,063 ft 2013
5 Nanjing World Trade Center Tower 1 1,043 ft 2019