Nanchang is the capital city of Jiangxi Province, one of the central cities of the urban agglomeration in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, the core city of Poyang Lake Ecological Economic Zone, and a national famous historical and cultural city named by the State Council. Covering an area of 7402 square kilometers, with a total population of 6.03 million, it is the political, economic, cultural, scientific, technological and transportation center of Jiangxi province.
A Historical City: Founded in 202 BC, Nanchang has a history of more than 2200 years, with rich cultural heritage and precious cultural imprints. Nanchang boasts many historical and cultural relics, with more than 600 cultural sites. Tengwang Pavilion is known as one of the " three renowned towers along the south of Yangtze River". Xishan Longevity Palace is the birthplace of Taoist creed— purity, brightness, loyalty and filial piety. The archaeological discovery of Marquis of Haihun’s tombs in the Han Dynasty shocked the world. The " August 1st Nanchang Uprising " started here, and the tradition of revolution has been passed down from generation to generation. It has become a world-famous hero city at home and abroad.
A Landscape Capital: The water area of Nanchang accounts for nearly 30%, ranking first in the provincial capital of China. The Ganjiang River passes through the city. It is truly the "water capital of China". The west of the urban area lies the west mountain of Meiling. The urban greening coverage rate reaches 43%, and the area of various wetlands accounts for more than 20%. The good air quality rate has ranked among the top provincial capital cities in China for many consecutive years, and has remained the first among provincial capital cities in Central China for seven years in a row. It has been rated as a national civilized city, a national health city, a national forest city, a national garden city and the first batch of water ecological civilized cities in China.
An Emerging Industrial City: Nanchang has a broad development space, focusing on building 4 strategic emerging pillar industries (automotive and new energy vehicles, electronic information, biomedicine and aviation equipment), 4 traditional industries with edges (green food, modern textile, new materials and electromechanical equipment manufacturing) and several production-oriented service industry(industrial design, scientific and technological consulting, inspection and testing, information services, financial services, mass innovation and development and intelligent logistics).
A Dynamic and Beautiful City: Nanchang is the important node of “the Belt and Road”, also the vital central city of the Yangtze River Economic Belt, the strategic pivot of the central region and the core city of Nanchang Metropolitan Area. In recent years, it has become a pilot demonstration city of more than 20 national programs,such as the national demonstration city of entrepreneurship and innovation base for small and micro enterprise, the national pilot city for promoting the integration of science, technology and finance, the comprehensive pilot city for building a new open economic system,etc.