CUTIC - Nanjing
As one of the most attractive major cities in China, Nanjing (historically Nanking) is situated in the lower reach of the Yangtze River. It sports a long historical heritage and has served as the capitals of six dynasties. In Chinese language, Nanjing means "southern capital", Beijing-"northern capital".
The sub-center was founded in 2009
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Today, Nanjing is the capital city of Jiangsu Province, covering an area of 6,421 square kilometers with a population of over 5.37 million. Its industries included machine-manufacture, automobile, assembly, electronics, petroleum, iron and steel, textile, shipbuilding and foodstuff.
As the second largest city in the Yangtze River Delta after Shanghai, Nanjing is the political, economic and cultural center of Jiangsu province. It is a key deep-water port situated at the intersection of water and land transport arteries, and includes of a number of investment zones.
Nanjing's growing industrial sector has benefited from the city's abundance of resources and close proximity to Shanghai. It is also a major telecommunications, transportation, distribution and retail center. The city government has embarked on an ambitious programme of infrastructure development to ensure its continued growth.