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江苏省
Jiāngsū Shěng
Abbreviations: 苏  (pinyin: Sū)
Jiangsu is highlighted on this map
Origin of name 江 jiāng - Jiangning (now Nanjing)
苏 sū - Suzhou
Administration type Province
Capital
(and largest city)
Nanjing 南京
CPC Ctte Secretary Liang Baohua 梁保华
Governor Liang Baohua 梁保华
Area 102,600 km² (24th)
Population (2006)
 - Density
75,495,000 (5th)
736/km² (4th)
GDP (2006)
 - per capita
CNY 2.15 trillion (3rd)
CNY 28,685 (5th)
HDI (2005) 0.805 (high) (7th)
Major nationalities Han - 99.6%
Hui - 0.2%
Prefecture-level 13 divisions
County-level 106 divisions
Township-level 1488 divisions
ISO 3166-2 CN-32
Official website
http://www.jiangsu.gov.cn/
(Simplified Chinese)
Source for population and GDP data:
《中国统计年鉴—2005》 China Statistical Yearbook 2005
ISBN 7503747382
Source for nationalities data:
《2000年人口普查中国民族人口资料》 Tabulation on nationalities of 2000 population census of China
ISBN 7105054255
As at December 31, 2004

Jiangsu  (simplified Chinese: 江苏; traditional Chinese: 江蘇; pinyin: Jiāngsū; Wade-Giles: Chiang-su; Postal map spelling: Kiangsu) is a province of the People's Republic of China, located along the east coast of the country. The name comes from jiang, short for the city of Jiangning (now Nanjing), and su, for the city of Suzhou. The abbreviation for this province is "苏" (sū), the second character of its name. Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... Image File history File links Made by uploader based on a large scale map of China by woodhome and hunry of the XZQH forums. ... For other uses, see Nanjing (disambiguation). ... This article is about the city in Jiangsu. ... A province, in the context of China, is a translation of sheng (省 shÄ›ng), which is an administrative division of China. ... For other uses, see Nanjing (disambiguation). ... 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Jiangsu borders Shandong in the north, Anhui to the west, and Zhejiang and Shanghai to the south. Jiangsu has a coastline of over one thousand kilometers along the Yellow Sea, and the Yangtze River passes through its southern parts. Since the inception of economic reforms in 1978, Jiangsu has been a hot spot for economic development, and is now one of China's most prosperous provinces. The wealth divide between the rich southern regions and the north, however, remains a prominent issue in the province.   (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Shan-tung) is a coastal province of eastern Peoples Republic of China. ... Anhui (Chinese: 安徽; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: An-hui; Postal System Pinyin: Ngan-hui, Anhwei or An-hwei) is a province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Zhejiang (also spelled Chehkiang or Chekiang) is an eastern coastal province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... For other uses, see Shanghai (disambiguation). ... A kilometer (Commonwealth spelling: kilometre), symbol: km is a unit of length in the metric system equal to 1,000 metres (from the Greek words χίλια (khilia) = thousand and μέτρο (metro) = count/measure). ... ... The Yangtze River or Chang Jiang (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), or Drichu in Tibetan (Tibetan: འབ; Wylie: bri chu) is the longest river in Asia and the third longest in the world, after the Nile in Africa, and the Amazon in South America. ...

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History

During the earliest Chinese dynasties, the area in what is now Jiangsu was far removed from the center of Chinese civilization, which was in the northwest Henan; it was home of the Huai Yi (淮夷), an ancient ethnic group. During the Zhou Dynasty more contact was made, and eventually the state of Wu (centered at Gusu, now Suzhou) appeared as a vassal to the Zhou Dynasty in south Jiangsu, one of the many hundreds of states that existed across northern and central China at that time. Near the end of the Spring and Autumn Period, Wu became a great power under King Helu of Wu, and was able to defeat in 484 BC the state of Qi, a major power in the north in modern-day Shandong province, and contest for the position of overlord over all states of China. The state of Wu was subjugated in 473 BC by the state of Yue, another state that had emerged to the south in modern-day Zhejiang province. Yue was in turn subjugated by the powerful state of Chu from the west in 333 BC. Eventually the state of Qin swept away all the other states, and established China as a unified nation in 221 BC. Henan (Chinese: 河南; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Ho-nan), is a province of the Peoples Republic of China, located in the central part of the country. ... This article is about the ancient Chinese dynasty. ... Wu was a state during the Spring and Autumn Period in China. ... This article is about the city in Jiangsu. ... This article is about the ancient Chinese dynasty. ... The Spring and Autumn Period (Chinese: ; Pinyin: ) was a period in Chinese history, which roughly corresponds to the first half of the Eastern Zhou dynasty (from the second half of the 8th century BC to the first half of the 5th century). ... King Helü (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ) of the state of Wu (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ) (r. ... Centuries: 6th century BC - 5th century BC - 4th century BC Decades: 530s BC 520s BC 510s BC 500s BC 490s BC - 480s BC - 470s BC 460s BC 450s BC 440s BC 430s BC Years: 489 BC 488 BC 487 BC 486 BC 485 BC - 484 BC - 483 BC 482 BC... State of Qi (small seal script, 220 BC) See Qi (disambiguation) for other meanings of Qi. Qi (齊; pinyin: qi2) was a relatively powerful state during the Spring and Autumn Period and Period of the Warring States. ...   (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Shan-tung) is a coastal province of eastern Peoples Republic of China. ... Centuries: 4th century BC - 5th century BC - 6th century BC Decades: 520s BC 510s BC 500s BC 490s BC 480s BC - 470s BC - 460s BC 450s BC 440s BC 430s BC 420s BC 478 BC 477 BC 476 BC 475 BC 474 BC 473 BC 472 BC 471 BC 470... Yue was a state in China which existed during the Spring and Autumn Period. ... Zhejiang (also spelled Chehkiang or Chekiang) is an eastern coastal province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... State of Chu (small seal script, 220 BC) Chu (楚), originally known as Jing (荆) and then Jingchu (荆楚), was an independent state that existed during Chinas Spring and Autumn period and, subsequently, the Warring States period. ... Centuries: 5th century BC - 4th century BC - 3rd century BC Decades: 380s BC 370s BC 360s BC 350s BC 340s BC - 330s BC - 320s BC 310s BC 300s BC 290s BC 280s BC 338 BC 337 BC 336 BC 335 BC 334 BC - 333 BC - 332 BC 331 BC 330... State of Qin (small seal script, 220 BC) Qin or Chin (Wade-Giles) (秦) (778 BC-207 BC) was a state during the Spring and Autumn and Warring States Periods of China. ... Centuries: 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC Decades: 270s BC 260s BC 250s BC 240s BC 230s BC - 220s BC - 210s BC 200s BC 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC Years: 226 BC 225 BC 224 BC 223 BC 222 BC - 221 BC - 220 BC 219 BC...


Under the reign of the Han Dynasty (206 BC to 220 AD), which brought China to its first golden age, Jiangsu was a relative backwater, far removed from the centers of civilization in the North China Plain. Jiangsu was at that time administered under two zhou (provinces): Xuzhou Province in the north, and Yangzhou Province in the south. Although south Jiangsu was eventually the base for the kingdom of Wu (one of the Three Kingdoms from 222 to 280), it did not become significant role until the invasion of northern nomads during the Western Jin Dynasty, starting from the fourth century. As northern nomadic groups established kingdoms across the north, ethnic Han Chinese aristocracy fled southwards and set up a refugee Eastern Jin Dynasty in 317, in Jiankang (modern day Nanjing). From then until 581 (a period known as the Southern and Northern Dynasties), Nanjing in south Jiangsu was the base of four more ethnic Han Chinese dynasties facing off with northern barbarian (but increasingly sinicized) dynasties. In the meantime, north Jiangsu was a buffer of sorts between north and south; it initially started as a part of southern dynasties, but as northern dynasties gained more ground, it became part of northern dynasties. Han Dynasty in 87 BC Capital Changan (202 BC–9 AD) Luoyang (25 AD–190 AD) Language(s) Chinese Religion Taoism, Confucianism Government Monarchy History  - Establishment 206 BC  - Battle of Gaixia; Han rule of China begins 202 BC  - Interruption of Han rule 9 - 24  - Abdication to Cao Wei 220... Second Punic War: Scipio Africanus Major destroyed the combined Carthaginian army of Mago Barca and Hasdrubal Gisco in the Battle of Ilipa, thus ending Carthaginian hold in Spain. ... Events By Place Roman Empire The Goths invade Asia Minor and the Balkans. ... The North China Plain (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), also called the Central Plain(s) (Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is based on the deposits of the Huang He (Yellow River) and is the largest alluvial plain of eastern Asia. ... The zhōu (州) was a historical political division of China. ... The Kingdom of Wu (Chinese: 吳, pinyin: wú) refers to a historical nation and several states in a region of China. ... The Three Kingdoms period (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ) is a period in the history of China, part of an era of disunity called the Six Dynasties. ... This article is about the year 222. ... Events The Chinese Jin Dynasty under Emperor Wu of Jin China unifies China by conquering the Kingdom of Wu, ending the Period of the Three Kingdoms. ... The Jin Dynasty (晉 pinyin: jìn, 265-420), one of the Six Dynasties, followed the Three Kingdoms and preceded the Southern and Northern Dynasties in China. ... As a means of recording the passage of time, the 4th century was that century which lasted from 301 to 400. ... Language(s) Chinese languages Religion(s) Predominantly Taoism, Mahayana Buddhism, traditional Chinese religions, and atheism. ... The Jin Dynasty (晉 pinyin jìn, 265-420) followed the Three Kingdoms and preceded the Southern and Northern Dynasties in China. ... Events Jin Yuan Di succeeds Jin Min Di; end of the western and beginning of the eastern Jin Dynasty King Marian II of Iberia declares Christianity the official state religion Births February _ Constantine II, Roman Emperor Deaths Categories: 317 ... For other uses, see Nanjing (disambiguation). ... Events The Sui Dynasty replaces the Northern Zhou Dynasty, the last of the Northern Dynasties in China. ... This article is about China. ... Language(s) Chinese languages Religion(s) Predominantly Taoism, Mahayana Buddhism, traditional Chinese religions, and atheism. ... Sinicization, Sinicisation or Sinification, is the linguistic assimilation or cultural assimilation of terms and concepts into the language and culture of China. ...


In 581 unity was reestablished again, and under the Tang Dynasty (618 to 907) China once more went through a golden age, though Jiangsu at this point was still rather unremarkable among the different parts of China. It was during the Song Dynasty (960-1279), which saw the development of a wealthy mercantile class and emergent market economy in China, that south Jiangsu emerged as a center of trade. From then onwards, south Jiangsu, especially major cities like Suzhou or Yangzhou, would be synonymous with opulence and luxury in China. Today south Jiangsu remains one of the richest parts of China, and Shanghai, arguably the wealthiest and most cosmopolitan of mainland China cities, is a direct extension of south Jiangsu culture. Events The Sui Dynasty replaces the Northern Zhou Dynasty, the last of the Northern Dynasties in China. ... For the band, see Tang Dynasty (band). ... Events End of the Sui Dynasty and beginning of the Tang Dynasty in China. ... Events Oleg leads Kievan Rus in a campaign against Constantinople Yelü Abaoji establishes Liao (Khitan) dynasty Births Deaths Categories: 907 ... Alternative meaning: Song Dynasty (420-479) The Song dynasty (Chinese: 宋朝) was a ruling dynasty in China from 960-1279. ... A market economy (also called a free market economy or a free enterprise economy) is an economic system in which the production and distribution of goods and services take place through the mechanism of free markets (though completley useless to some dumbasses) guided by a free price system. ... It has been suggested that Commerce be merged into this article or section. ... This article is about the city in Jiangsu. ... Yangzhou (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ; former spellings: Yang-chou, Yangchow; literally Rising Prefecture) is a prefecture-level city in central Jiangsu province, Peoples Republic of China. ... For other uses, see Shanghai (disambiguation). ... ...

The Beisi Pagoda of Suzhou, built between 1131 and 1162 during the Song Dynasty (with later renovations), 76 m (243 ft) tall.
The Beisi Pagoda of Suzhou, built between 1131 and 1162 during the Song Dynasty (with later renovations), 76 m (243 ft) tall.

The Jurchen Jin Dynasty gained control of North China in 1127, and the river Huai He, which used to cut through north Jiangsu to reach the Yellow Sea, was the border between the north, under the Jin, and the south, under the Southern Song Dynasty. The Mongols took control of China in the thirteenth century. The Ming Dynasty, which was established in 1368 after driving out the Mongols who had occupied China, initially put its capital in Nanjing. Following a coup by Zhu Di (later Yongle Emperor), however, the capital was moved to Beijing, far to the north. (The naming of the two cities continue to reflect this: "Nanjing" literally means "southern capital", "Beijing" literally means "northern capital.) The entirety of modern day Jiangsu as well as neighbouring Anhui province kept their special status, however, as territory-governed directly by the central government, and were called Nanzhili (南直隸 "Southern directly-governed"). Meanwhile, South Jiangsu continued to be an important center of trade in China; some historians see in the flourishing textiles industry at the time incipient industrialization and capitalism, a trend that was however aborted, several centuries before similar trends took hold in the West. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 391 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (1938 × 2967 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 391 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (1938 × 2967 pixel, file size: 1. ... The Beisi Pagoda. ... This article is about the city in Jiangsu. ... Northern Song in 1111 AD Capital Bianjing (汴京) (960–1127) Linan (臨安) (1127–1276) Language(s) Chinese Religion Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism Government Monarchy Emperor  - 960–976 Emperor Taizu  - 1126–1127 Emperor Qinzong  - 1127–1162 Emperor Gaozong  - 1278–1279 Emperor Bing History  - Zhao Kuangyin taking over the throne of the Later Zhou... The Jurchens (Chinese: 女真, pinyin: nǚzhēn) were a Tungusic people who inhabited parts of Manchuria and northern Korea until the seventeenth century, when they became the Manchus. ... The JÄ«n Dynasty (Jurchen: Anchu; Chinese: 金朝; Pinyin: ; 1115-1234), also known as the Jurchen dynasty, was founded by the Wanyan (完顏 Wányán) clan of the Jurchen, the ancestors of the Manchus who established the Qing Dynasty some 500 years later. ... Northern Peoples Republic of China region. ... Conrad III establishes the Hohenstaufen dynasty when he is crowned antiking to the Holy Roman Emperor, Lothair II. First coalition of the Norman princes against Roger II of Sicily. ... Image:Huaihe-mapriver. ... ... Alternative meaning: Song Dynasty (420-479) The Song dynasty (Chinese: 宋朝) was a ruling dynasty in China from 960-1279. ... (12th century - 13th century - 14th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 13th century was that century which lasted from 1201 to 1300. ... For other uses, see Ming. ... Events Timur ascends throne of Samarkand. ... Honorary guard of Mongolia. ... For other uses, see Nanjing (disambiguation). ... The Yongle Emperor (May 2, 1360 – August 12, 1424), born Zhu Di (Chu Ti) , was the third emperor of the Ming Dynasty of China from 1402 to 1424. ... Peking redirects here. ... Anhui (Chinese: 安徽; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: An-hui; Postal System Pinyin: Ngan-hui, Anhwei or An-hwei) is a province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... This article is about the type of fabric. ... For other uses, see Capitalism (disambiguation). ...


The Qing Dynasty changed this situation by establishing Nanzhili as Jiangnan province; in 1666 Jiangsu and Anhui were split apart as separate provinces, and Jiangsu was given borders approximately the same as today. With the start of the Western incursion into China in the 1840s, the rich and mercantile south Jiangsu was increasingly exposed to Western influence; Shanghai, originally an unremarkable little town of Jiangsu, quickly developed into a metropolis of trade, banking, and cosmopolitanism, and was split out later as an independent municipality. South Jiangsu also figures strongly in the Taiping Rebellion (18511864), a massive and deadly rebellion that attempted to set up a Christian theocracy in China; it started far to the south in Guangdong province, swept through much of South China, and by 1853 had established Nanjing as its capital, renamed as Tianjing (天京 "Heavenly Capital"). Flag (1890-1912) Anthem Gong Jinou (1911) Qing China at its greatest extent. ... 1666 is often called Annus Mirabilis. ... // First use of general anesthesia in an operation, by Crawford Long The first electrical telegraph sent by Samuel Morse on May 24, 1844 from Baltimore to Washington, D.C.. First signing of the Treaty of Waitangi (Te Tiriti o Waitangi) on February 6, 1840 at Waitangi, Northland New Zealand. ... For other uses, see Shanghai (disambiguation). ... Combatants Qing Empire United Kingdom France (United Kingdom and France join the war later) Taiping Heavenly Kingdom Commanders Xianfeng Emperor Tongzhi Emperor Empress Dowager Cixi Charles George Gordon Frederick Townsend Ward Hong Xiuquan Yang Xiuqing Xiao Chaogui Feng Yunshan Wei Changhui Shi Dakai Li Xiucheng Strength 2,000,000-5... 1851 (MDCCCLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1864 (MDCCCLXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations · Other religions Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Luther Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Archbishop of Canterbury · Catholic Pope Coptic Pope · Ecumenical Patriarch Christianity Portal This box:      Christianity is... Forms of government Part of the Politics series Politics Portal This box:      For the metal band, refer to Theocracy (band). ... Not to be confused with the former Kwantung Leased Territory in north-eastern China. ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...

The Huqiu Tower of Tiger Hill, Suzhou, built in the year 961.
The Huqiu Tower of Tiger Hill, Suzhou, built in the year 961.

The Republic of China was established in 1912, and China was soon torn apart by warlords. Jiangsu changed hands several times, but in April 1927 Chiang Kai-Shek established a government at Nanjing; he was soon able to bring most of China under his control. This was however interrupted by the second Sino-Japanese War, which began full-scale in 1937; on December 13, 1937, Nanjing fell, and the combined atrocities of the occupying Japanese for the next 3 months would come to be known as the Nanjing Massacre. Nanjing was the seat of the collaborationist government of East China under Wang Jingwei, and Jiangsu remained under occupation until the end of the war in 1945. Image File history File links Tiger_Hill. ... Image File history File links Tiger_Hill. ... One or more images would improve this articles quality. ... As viewed from the entrance with the Huqiu Tower at the top Tiger Hill is a hill in Suzhou, in China. ... For the Chinese civilization, see China. ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Chiang Kai-shek (October 31, 1887 – April 5, 1975) was the Chinese military and political leader who assumed the leadership of the Kuomintang (KMT) after the death of Sun Yat-sen in 1925. ... For other uses, see Nanjing (disambiguation). ... Combatants China  United States1 Soviet Union2  Empire of Japan Collaborationist Chinese Army3 Commanders Chiang Kai-shek, Chen Cheng, Yan Xishan, Feng Yuxiang, Li Zongren, Xue Yue, Bai Chongxi, Peng Dehuai, Joseph Stilwell, Claire Chennault, Aleksandr Vasilevsky Hirohito, Fumimaro Konoe, Hideki Tojo, Kotohito Kanin, Matsui Iwane, Hajime Sugiyama, Shunroku Hata... Year 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Nanjing (disambiguation). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Nanking Massacre (Chinese: 南京大屠殺, pinyin: Nánjīng Dàtúshā; Japanese: 南京大虐殺, Nankin Daigyakusatsu), also known as the Rape of Nanking and sometimes in Japan as the Nanking Incident (南京事件, Nankin Jiken), refers to what... Wang Jingwei * Courtesy name: Jixin (季新) * Alternate name: Zhaoming (兆銘). Wang Jingwei (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Wang Ching-wei) (May 4, 1883 – November 10, 1944), was a Chinese politician. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ...


After the war, Nanjing was once again the capital of the Republic of China, though now the Chinese Civil War had broken out between the Kuomintang government and Communist forces, based further north, mostly in Manchuria. The decisive Huaihai Campaign was fought in northern Jiangsu; it resulted in Kuomintang defeat, and the communists were soon able to cross the Yangtze River and take Nanjing. The Kuomintang fled southwards, and eventually ended up in Taipei, from which the Republic of China government continues to administer Taiwan and its neighbouring islands, though it also continues to claim (technically, at least) Nanjing as its rightful capital. For other uses, see Nanjing (disambiguation). ... For the Chinese civilization, see China. ... Combatants Kuomintang of China Communist Party of China Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Mao Zedong Strength 4,300,000 (July 1946) 3,650,000 (June 1948) 1,490,000 (June 1949) 1,200,000 (July 1946) 2,800,000 (June 1948) 4,000,000 (June 1949) The Chinese Civil War (traditional... The Kuomintang of China (abbreviation KMT) [1], also often translated as the Chinese Nationalist Party, is a political party in the Republic of China (ROC), now on Taiwan, and is currently the largest political party in terms of seats in the Legislative Yuan, and the oldest political party in the... The Communist Party of China (CPC) (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), also known as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), is the ruling political party of the Peoples Republic of China, a position guaranteed by the countrys constitution. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... The Yangtze River or Chang Jiang (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), or Drichu in Tibetan (Tibetan: འབ; Wylie: bri chu) is the longest river in Asia and the third longest in the world, after the Nile in Africa, and the Amazon in South America. ... For other uses, see Nanjing (disambiguation). ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country Region City seat Xinyi District (信義區) Government  - Mayor Hau Lung-bin (KMT)1 E9 Area  - City 271. ... For the Chinese civilization, see China. ... For other uses, see Nanjing (disambiguation). ...


After communist takeover, Beijing was made capital of China and Nanjing was demoted to be the provincial capital of Jiangsu. The economic reforms of Deng Xiaoping initially focused on the south coast of China, in Guangdong province, which soon left Jiangsu behind; starting from the 1990s they were applied more evenly to the rest of China. Suzhou and Wuxi, two southern cities of Jiangsu in close proximity to neighbouring Shanghai Municipality, have since become particularly prosperous, being among the top 10 cities in China in gross domestic product and outstripping the provincial capital of Nanjing. The income disparity between north Jiangsu and south Jiangsu however remains large. Peking redirects here. ... Economic reforms have triggered internal migrations within China. ... Deng Xiaoping   (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Teng Hsiao-ping; August 22, 1904 – February 19, 1997) was a prominent Chinese politician and reformer, and the late leader of the Communist Party of China (CCP). ... Not to be confused with the former Kwantung Leased Territory in north-eastern China. ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ... This article is about the city in Jiangsu. ... This article is about Wuxi City (无锡市), Jiangsu Province, China. ... For other uses, see Shanghai (disambiguation). ... This article is about GDP in the context of economics. ... For other uses, see Nanjing (disambiguation). ...


Geography

Town of Zhouzhuang, Jiangsu. South Jiangsu is famed for its towns crisscrossed by canals.
Town of Zhouzhuang, Jiangsu. South Jiangsu is famed for its towns crisscrossed by canals.

Jiangsu is very flat and low-lying, with plains covering 68 percent of its total area (water covers another 18 percent), and most of the province not more than fifty meters above sea level. Jiangsu is also laced with a well-developed irrigation system, which earned it (especially the southern half) the moniker of 水乡 (shuǐxiāng "land of water"); the southern city of Suzhou is so crisscrossed with canals that it has been dubbed "Venice of the East". The Grand Canal of China cuts through Jiangsu from north to south, traversing all the east-west river systems. Jiangsu also borders the Yellow Sea. The Yangtze River, the longest river of China, cuts through the province in the south and reaches the East China Sea. Mount Yuntai near the city of Lianyungang is the highest point in this province, with an altitude of 625 meters. Large lakes in Jiangsu include Lake Taihu (the largest), Lake Hongze, Lake Gaoyou, Lake Luoma, and Lake Yangcheng. Download high resolution version (1280x960, 565 KB)Picture taken by uploader in Zhouzhuang, Jiangsu Province, China File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Download high resolution version (1280x960, 565 KB)Picture taken by uploader in Zhouzhuang, Jiangsu Province, China File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Town of Zhouzhuang Zhouzhuang (周庄) is a town in Jiangsu province, China. ... This article is about the city in Jiangsu. ... For other uses, see Venice (disambiguation). ... Grand Canal of China The Grand Canal of China (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ), also known as the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ) is the longest ancient canal or artificial river in the world. ... ... The Yangtze River or Chang Jiang (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), or Drichu in Tibetan (Tibetan: འབ; Wylie: bri chu) is the longest river in Asia and the third longest in the world, after the Nile in Africa, and the Amazon in South America. ... The East China Sea is a marginal sea and part of the Pacific Ocean. ... Lianyungang (Simplified: 连云港; Traditional: 連雲港; Hanyu Pinyin: ) is a prefecture-level city in northeastern Jiangsu province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Taihu (太湖; pinyin: tài hú lit. ... Lake Hongze (Chinese: ; pinyin: ) is located in Jiangsu Province, China and is encompassed by the cities Suqian and Huaian. ... Yangcheng Lake (Chinese: ; pinyin: ) is a freshwater lake about 3 kilometers northeast of the town of Suzhou in Jiangsu Province, China. ...


Historically, the river Huai He, a major river in central China and the traditional border between North China and South China, cut through north Jiangsu to reach the Yellow Sea. However, starting from 1194 AD, the Yellow River further to the north changed its course several times, running into the Huai He in north Jiangsu each time instead of its other usual path northwards into Bohai Bay. The silting caused by the Yellow River was so heavy that after its last episode of "hijacking" the Huai He ended in 1855, the Huai He was no longer able to go through its usual path into the sea. Instead it flooded, pooled up (thereby forming and enlarging Lake Hongze and Lake Gaoyou), and flowed southwards through the Grand Canal into the Yangtze. The old path of the Huai He is now marked by a series of irrigation channels, the most significant of which is the North Jiangsu Irrigation Main Channel (苏北灌溉总渠), which channels a small amount of the water of the Huai He along its old path into the sea. Image:Huaihe-mapriver. ... Alternative meaning: In geology, North China (continent) and South China (continent) were two ancient landmasses that correspond to modern northern and southern China. ... ... Events November 20 - Palermo falls to Henry VI, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire December 25 - Henry VI is crowned king of Sicily. ... For other Yellow Rivers, see Yellow River (disambiguation). ... Image:Huaihe-mapriver. ... Bohai Bay (Chinese: ; pinyin: ) is one of the three bays forming the Bohai Gulf, the innermost gulf of the Yellow Sea, in northeastern China. ... For other Yellow Rivers, see Yellow River (disambiguation). ... Year 1855 (MDCCCLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Lake Hongze (Chinese: ; pinyin: ) is located in Jiangsu Province, China and is encompassed by the cities Suqian and Huaian. ... Grand Canal of China The Grand Canal of China (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ), also known as the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ) is the longest ancient canal or artificial river in the world. ... The Yangtze River or Chang Jiang (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), or Drichu in Tibetan (Tibetan: འབ; Wylie: bri chu) is the longest river in Asia and the third longest in the world, after the Nile in Africa, and the Amazon in South America. ... Image:Huaihe-mapriver. ... Irrigation is the artificial application of water to the soil usually for assisting in growing crops. ... Image:Huaihe-mapriver. ...


Jiangsu Province spans the warm-temperate/humid and subtropical/humid climate zones, and has clear-cut seasonal changes, with temperatures at an average of -2 to 4°C in January and 26 to 30°C in July. There are frequent rains between spring and summer (meiyu), typhoons with rainstorms in late summer and early autumn. The annual average rainfall is 800 to 1200 mm, concentrated mostly in summer when the southeast monsoon carries rainwater into the province. Celsius is, or relates to, the Celsius temperature scale (previously known as the centigrade scale). ... Tsuyu is the Japanese name for the rainy season that lasts in Japan from the middle of June to near the end of July. ... Cyclone Catarina, a rare South Atlantic tropical cyclone viewed from the International Space Station on March 26, 2004. ... Rain falling Rain on an umbrella Rain is a form of precipitation, as are snow, sleet, hail, and dew. ... A millimetre (American spelling: millimeter), symbol mm is an SI unit of length that is equal to one thousandth of a metre. ... For other uses, see Summer (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Monsoon (disambiguation). ...


Major cities:

For other uses, see Nanjing (disambiguation). ... This article is about the city in Jiangsu. ... This article is about Wuxi City (无锡市), Jiangsu Province, China. ... Xuzhou (Chinese: 徐州; Hanyu Pinyin: ), known as Pengcheng (Chinese: 彭城; Hanyu Pinyin: ) in ancient times, is a prefecture-level city in northwestern Jiangsu province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Changzhou (Chinese: 常州) is a prefecture-level city in the Jiang Nan region of the Jiangsu province of China, population up to 4 million. ... Yangzhou (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ; former spellings: Yang-chou, Yangchow; literally Rising Prefecture) is a prefecture-level city in central Jiangsu province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Lianyungang (Simplified: 连云港; Traditional: 連雲港; Hanyu Pinyin: ) is a prefecture-level city in northeastern Jiangsu province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Huaian (Chinese: 淮安; Hanyu Pinyin: ), known as Huaiyin (Chinese: 淮阴; Hanyu Pinyin: ) before 2001, is a prefecture-level city in northern Jiangsu province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Zhenjiang (Simplified Chinese: 镇江; Traditional Chinese: 鎮江; pinyin: Zhènjiāng; Wade-Giles: Chen-chiang) is a prefecture-level city in the southwestern Jiangsu province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Nantong (Chinese: ; Pinyin: ; former names: Nan-tung, Nantung, Tungzhou, or Tungchow) is a prefecture-level city in Jiangsu province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Yancheng (Mandarin: 盐城) is a city located in northern Jiangsu Province, Peoples Republic of China (Postcode: 224001) with an area of 15,000 square kilometres and a population of 8,100,000. ... For the prefecture-level city in Zhejiang province, see Taizhou, Zhejiang. ... Suqian (Simplified Chinese: 宿迁市; Pinyin: ) is a prefecture-level city in northern Jiangsu province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Zhangjiagang (张家港; pinyin: ZhāngjiāgÇŽng; Wade-Giles: Chang-chia-kang) is a county-level city in Jiangsu province, China, under the direct administration of Suzhou City. ... Taicang (太仓) is a city in Jiangsu Province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Changshu (Simplified Chinese: 常熟; Traditional Chinese: 常熟; Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Chang-shu; lit. ... Kunshan ( 昆山; pinyin: KÅ«nshān; Wade-Giles: Kun-shan) is a county-level city in Jiangsu, China. ... Wujiang (武将) was a military class in Ancient China. ... Jiangyin (Simplified Chinese: 江阴; Traditional Chinese: 江陰; pinyin: JiāngyÄ«n; Wade-Giles: Kiangyin) is a city in Chinas Jiangsu province on the Yangtze River. ... Jingjiang (靖江 pinyin: Jìngjiāng) is a county-level city in Chinas Jiangsu province. ... Rugao (Chinese: 如皋; pinyin: ) is a city of Jiangsu province, Peoples Republic of China, located in the Golden Triangle region in the lower reaches of the Yangtze River. ... Yixing (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: YíxÄ«ng) is a city in Jiangsu province, in eastern China, which is well-known for its Yixing clay and artistry in teaware. ... Gaoyou (Simplified Chinese: 高邮; Traditional Chinese: 高郵; pinyin: ; lit. ... Jiangyan is a city in the prefecture of Taizhou in Jiangsu province, China. ...

Administrative divisions

Jiangsu is divided into thirteen prefecture-level divisions, all prefecture-level cities: Image File history File links Made from Image:Nanjing China. ... Due to Chinas large population and area, the political divisions of China have consisted of several levels since ancient times. ... A prefecture-level city (地级市 Pinyin: dìjí shì, literally region-level city) or prefecture-level municipality is an administrative division of the Peoples Republic of China. ...

The thirteen prefecture-level divisions of Jiangsu are subdivided into 106 county-level divisions (54 districts, 27 county-level cities, and 25 counties). Those are in turn divided into 1488 township-level divisions (1078 towns, 122 townships, one ethnic township, and 287 subdistricts). For other uses, see Nanjing (disambiguation). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Pinyin (拼音, Pīnyīn) literally means join (together) sounds (a less literal translation being phoneticize, spell or transcription) in Chinese and usually refers to Hànyǔ Pīnyīn (汉语拼音, literal meaning: Han language pinyin), which is a system of... Xuzhou (Chinese: 徐州; Hanyu Pinyin: ), known as Pengcheng (Chinese: 彭城; Hanyu Pinyin: ) in ancient times, is a prefecture-level city in northwestern Jiangsu province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Lianyungang (Simplified: 连云港; Traditional: 連雲港; Hanyu Pinyin: ) is a prefecture-level city in northeastern Jiangsu province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Suqian (Simplified Chinese: 宿迁市; Pinyin: ) is a prefecture-level city in northern Jiangsu province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Huaian (Chinese: 淮安; Hanyu Pinyin: ), known as Huaiyin (Chinese: 淮阴; Hanyu Pinyin: ) before 2001, is a prefecture-level city in northern Jiangsu province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Yancheng (Mandarin: 盐城) is a city located in northern Jiangsu Province, Peoples Republic of China (Postcode: 224001) with an area of 15,000 square kilometres and a population of 8,100,000. ... Yangzhou (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ; former spellings: Yang-chou, Yangchow; literally Rising Prefecture) is a prefecture-level city in central Jiangsu province, Peoples Republic of China. ... For the prefecture-level city in Zhejiang province, see Taizhou, Zhejiang. ... Nantong (Chinese: ; Pinyin: ; former names: Nan-tung, Nantung, Tungzhou, or Tungchow) is a prefecture-level city in Jiangsu province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Zhenjiang (Simplified Chinese: 镇江; Traditional Chinese: 鎮江; pinyin: Zhènjiāng; Wade-Giles: Chen-chiang) is a prefecture-level city in the southwestern Jiangsu province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Changzhou (Chinese: 常州) is a prefecture-level city in the Jiang Nan region of the Jiangsu province of China, population up to 4 million. ... This article is about Wuxi City (无锡市), Jiangsu Province, China. ... This article is about the city in Jiangsu. ... Due to Chinas large population and area, the political divisions of China have consisted of several levels since ancient times. ... Due to Chinas large population and area, the political divisions of China have consisted of several levels since ancient times. ... District, in the context of China, is used to refer to several unrelated political divisions in both ancient and modern China. ... A county-level city (县级市 Pinyin: xiànjí shì) is a county-level administrative division of mainland China. ... In the context of Political divisions of China, county is the standard English translation of 县 (xiàn). ... Due to Chinas large population and area, the political divisions of China have consisted of several levels since ancient times. ... When referring to Political Divisions of China, town is the standard English translation of the Chinese 镇 (zhèn). ... When referring to Political Divisions of China, township is the standard English translation of the Chinese 乡 (xiāng). ... The Peoples Republic of China has created, following Soviet nationality policy, a number of administrative divisions designated as autonomous, although many disagree of their actual autonomy. ... The Subdistrict is one of the smallest Political_divisions_of_China. ...


See List of administrative divisions of Jiangsu for a complete list of county-level divisions. Jiangsu, a province of the Peoples Republic of China, is made up of the following three levels of administrative division: 13 prefecture-level divisions all of which are prefecture-level cities 106 county-level divisions 27 county-level cities 25 counties 54 districts 1518 township-level divisions 1117 towns... Due to Chinas large population and area, the political divisions of China have consisted of several levels since ancient times. ...


Economy

Modern Nanjing skyline.
Modern Nanjing skyline.

Jiangsu has an extensive irrigation system supporting its agriculture, which is based primarily on rice and wheat, followed by maize and sorghum. Main cash crops include cotton, soybeans, peanuts, rape, sesame, ambary hemp, and tea. Other products include peppermint, spearmint, bamboo, medicinal herbs, apples, pears, peaches, loquats, ginkgo. Silkworms also form an important part of Jiangsu's agriculture, with the Lake Taihu region to the south a major base of silk production in China. Jiangsu is also an important producer of freshwater fish and other aquatic products. Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... For other uses, see Nanjing (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Rice (disambiguation). ... Species T. aestivum T. boeoticum T. dicoccoides T. dicoccon T. durum T. monococcum T. spelta T. sphaerococcum T. timopheevii References:   ITIS 42236 2002-09-22 Wheat Wheat For the indie rock group, see Wheat (band). ... This article is about the maize plant. ... Species About 30 species, see text Sorghum is a genus of numerous species of grasses, some of which are raised for grain and many of which are utilised as fodder plants either cultivated or as part of pasture. ... In agriculture, a cash crop is a crop which is grown for money. ... For other uses, see Cotton (disambiguation). ... Binomial name (L.) Merr. ... Binomial name L. This article is about the legume. ... Binomial name Sesamum indicum L. Sesame (Sesamum indicum) is a flowering plant in the genus Sesamum. ... U.S. Marihuana production permit. ... For other uses, see Tea (disambiguation). ... Binomial name Mentha × piperita L. Peppermint (Mentha × piperita) is a (usually) sterile hybrid mint, a cross between watermint (Mentha aquatica) and spearmint (Mentha spicata). ... Binomial name Mentha spicata Crantz Spearmint (Mentha spicata, syn ) is a species of mint native to central and southern Europe, where it grows in wet soils. ... For other uses, see Bamboo (disambiguation). ... Medicinal herbs Achillea millefolium Yarrow Allium sativum Garlic Artemisia absinthium L, Wormwood Sweet sagewort Crataegus spp. ... This article is about the fruit. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Binomial name (L.) Batsch Percentages are relative to US recommendations for adults. ... Binomial name Eriobotrya japonica (Thunb. ... Species G. biloba L. The Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba; 銀杏 in Chinese), frequently misspelled as Gingko, and also known as the Maidenhair Tree, is a unique tree with no close living relatives. ... Binomial name Bombyx mori Linnaeus, 1758 For other senses of this word, see silkworm (disambiguation). ... Taihu (太湖; pinyin: tài hú lit. ... For other uses of this word, see Silk (disambiguation). ...


Jiangsu has coal, petroleum, and natural gas deposits, but its most significant mineral products are non-metal minerals such as halite (rock salt), sulfur, phosphorus, and marble. The salt mines of Huaiyin have more than 0.4 trillion tonnes of deposits, one of the greatest collections of deposits in China. Coal Example chemical structure of coal Coal (pronounced ) is a fossil fuel formed in swamp ecosystems where plant remains were saved by water and mud from oxidization and biodegradation. ... Petro redirects here. ... For other uses, see Natural gas (disambiguation). ... For Halite Bittorrent client , see Halite Client. ... This article is about the chemical element. ... General Name, symbol, number phosphorus, P, 15 Chemical series nonmetals Group, period, block 15, 3, p Appearance waxy white/ red/ black/ colorless Standard atomic weight 30. ... For other uses, see Marble (disambiguation). ... Huaian (Chinese: 淮安; pinyin: ) is a city in northern Jiangsu, China. ... This article is about the metric tonne. ...


Jiangsu is historically oriented towards light industries such as textiles and food industry. Since 1949, Jiangsu has also developed heavy industries such as chemical industry and construction materials. Jiangsu's important industries include machinery, electronic, chemicals, and automobile [1]. The economic reforms of Deng Xiaoping has greatly benefited southern cities, especially Suzhou and Wuxi, which outstrip the provincial capital Nanjing in total output. In the eastern outskirts of Suzhou, Singapore has built the Suzhou Industrial Park, a flagship of PRC-Singapore cooperation and the only industrial park in China that is in its entirety the investment of one single foreign country. This article is about the type of fabric. ... The food industry is the complex, global collective of diverse businesses that together supply much of the food energy consumed by the world population. ... Year 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The chemical industry comprises the companies that produce industrial chemicals. ... Cranes are essential in large construction projects, such as this skyscraper In project architecture and civil engineering, construction is the building or assembly of any infrastructure on a site. ... Economic reforms have triggered internal migrations within China. ... Deng Xiaoping   (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Teng Hsiao-ping; August 22, 1904 – February 19, 1997) was a prominent Chinese politician and reformer, and the late leader of the Communist Party of China (CCP). ... This article is about the city in Jiangsu. ... This article is about Wuxi City (无锡市), Jiangsu Province, China. ... For other uses, see Nanjing (disambiguation). ... // Title China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park (中国——新加坡苏州工业园区) Short Form: CS-SIP or SIP Background As Chinas modernization drive gained momentum in the late 1980s, many Chinese delegations visited Singapore, a southeast Asian nation that achieved economic miracle within 30 years of independence. ... For the Chinese civilization, see China. ...


Jiangsu is very wealthy among the provinces of China, with the second highest total GDP (after Guangdong Province). Its GDP per capita was 28,685 yuan in 2006, but geographical disparity is great, and southern cities like Suzhou and Wuxi have GDP per capita around twice the provincial average, making south Jiangsu one of the most prosperous regions in China. Not to be confused with the former Kwantung Leased Territory in north-eastern China. ... This article is about the city in Jiangsu. ... This article is about Wuxi City (无锡市), Jiangsu Province, China. ...


In 2006, Jiangsu's nominal GDP was 2.15 trillion yuan (US$269.7 billion), making it the third largest GDP of all the provinces and an annual growth rate of 13.5%. Its per capita GDP was 28,685 yuan (US$3,598). In 2005, the share of GDP of Jiangsu's primary, secondary, and tertiary industries were 8.9%, 54.5%, and 36.6% respectively. The share of GDP by the public and private sector was 49.0% and 51.0% respectively.


Demographics

The majority of Jiangsu residents are ethnic Han Chinese. Other minorities include the Hui and the Manchus. Language(s) Chinese languages Religion(s) Predominantly Taoism, Mahayana Buddhism, traditional Chinese religions, and atheism. ... The Hui (回) ethnic group is unrelated to the Hui (徽) dialects. ... The Manchu people (Manchu: Manju; Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: , Mongolian: Манж) are a Tungusic people who originated in Manchuria (todays Northeastern China). ...

Demographic indicators in 2000

Population: 74.058 million (urban: 34.637 million; rural: 39.421 million) (2003)
Birth rate: 9.04 per 1000 (2003)
Death rate: 7.03 per 1000 (2003)
Sex ratio: 102.55 males per 100 females
Average family size: 3.25
Han Chinese proportion: 99.64%
Illiteracy rate: 7.88% Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sex ratio by country for total population. ... Language(s) Chinese languages Religion(s) Predominantly Taoism, Mahayana Buddhism, traditional Chinese religions, and atheism. ...


Culture

The province of Jiangsu was formed in the seventeenth century. Before then, the northern and southern parts of Jiangsu had less connection than that later. Traditionally, South Jiangsu is referred to as the three more prosperous southern cities including Suzhou, Wuxi and Changzhou. Their culture is more southern than the rest and is oftened referred to as the Wu. All the other parts of the province is dominated by the so-called "Jianghuai Culture", which means the culture in the area between the Yangtse River (Jiang) and Huaihe River (Huai), though not all of them lie within the district defined by the term. In history, the term North Jiangsu refers to the cities to the north of the Yangtze River. For cities of Nanjing and Zhenjiang, neither the two terms (North Jiangsu and South Jiangsu) refers to them, because though they are to the south of the River, culturally they are still of the Jianghuai Region. Since about 1998, there is a new classification used frequently by the government and defined by economic means. It groups all the cities to the south of the Yangtse River as South Jiangsu, the cities of Yangzhou, Nantong and Taizhou as Middle Jiangsu, and all the rest as North Jiangsu. (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ...


Though the terms of classification are very complex, by cultural means only the very north cities of Xuzhou and Lianyugang are culturally north Chinese. All the rest areas of the province are culturally south, though the three South Jiangsu cities are more purely southern while the culture in other cities is more a transitional mixture dominated by the southern.

The Humble Administrator's Garden, one of the classical gardens of Suzhou.
The Humble Administrator's Garden, one of the classical gardens of Suzhou.

Two main subdivisions of the Chinese language, Mandarin (not Putonghua, the national standard speech based on the Beijing dialect, also commonly called Mandarin) and Wu, are spoken in different parts of Jiangsu. Dialects of Mandarin are spoken over the traditional North Jiangsu, Nanjing and Zhenjiang, while Dialect of Wu is used in South Jiangsu. Mandarin and Wu are not mutually intelligible and the dividing line is sharp and well-defined. (See also Nanjing dialect, Xuzhou dialect, Yangzhou dialect, Suzhou dialect, Wuxi dialect, Changzhou dialect). In addition, Standard Chinese (Putonghua/Mandarin) is also spoken by most people. The Humble Administrators Garden, Suzhou, P.R. China (July 25th, 2004), photo author: Rolf Müller, licensed to the public under the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL). ... The Humble Administrators Garden, Suzhou, P.R. China (July 25th, 2004), photo author: Rolf Müller, licensed to the public under the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL). ... This article is about the city in Jiangsu. ... Chinese (written) language (pinyin: zhōngw n) written in Chinese characters The Chinese language (汉语/漢語, 华语/華語, or 中文; Pinyin: H nyǔ, Hu yǔ, or Zhōngw n) is a member of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages. ... This article is on all of the Northern and Southwestern Chinese dialects. ... Wu (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Chinese: ; pinyin: ) is one of the major divisions of the Chinese language. ... Mandarin, when used in the broad sense to refer to most of the Chinese dialects spoken over northern and southwestern China, covers many variations. ... Suzhou dialect (蘇州話 / 苏州话; pinyin: sū zhōu huà) is a dialect of Wu, one of the subdivisions of Chinese spoken language. ... Map of eastern China and Taiwan, showing the historic distribution of Mandarin Chinese in light brown. ...


Jiangsu is rich in cultural traditions. Kunqu, originating in Kunshan, is one of the most renowned and prestigious forms of Chinese opera. Pingtan, a form of storytelling accompanied by music, is also popular: it can be subdivided into types by origin: Suzhou Pingtan (of Suzhou), Yangzhou Pingtan (of Yangzhou), and Nanjing Pingtan (of Nanjing). Xiju, a form of traditional Chinese opera, is popular in Wuxi, while Huaiju is popular further north, around Yancheng. Jiangsu cuisine is one of the eight great traditions of the cuisine of China. A Kunqu performers portrayal of Hu Sanniang Kunqu (崑曲; pinyin: KÅ«nqÇ”; Wade-Giles: kun-chü), also known as Kunju, Kun opera or Kunqu Opera, is one of the oldest extant forms of Chinese opera. ... Kunshan ( 昆山; pinyin: KÅ«nshān; Wade-Giles: Kun-shan) is a county-level city in Jiangsu, China. ... Emperor Xuan-Zong of Tang (left) and his Consort Yang Yuhuan (right) portrayed in a Chinese Opera 19th century Chinese opera Chinese opera costumes Some athletic jump Chinese opera is a popular form of drama in China. ... This article is about the city in Jiangsu. ... Yangzhou (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ; former spellings: Yang-chou, Yangchow; literally Rising Prefecture) is a prefecture-level city in central Jiangsu province, Peoples Republic of China. ... For other uses, see Nanjing (disambiguation). ... Emperor Xuan-Zong of Tang (left) and his Consort Yang Yuhuan (right) portrayed in a Chinese Opera 19th century Chinese opera Chinese opera costumes Some athletic jump Chinese opera is a popular form of drama in China. ... This article is about Wuxi City (无锡市), Jiangsu Province, China. ... Yancheng (Mandarin: 盐城) is a city located in northern Jiangsu Province, Peoples Republic of China (Postcode: 224001) with an area of 15,000 square kilometres and a population of 8,100,000. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... China has one of the richest culinary heritages on Earth. ...


Suzhou is also famous for its silk, embroidery art, jasmine tea, stone bridges, pagodas, and its classical gardens. Nearby Yixing is famous for its teaware, and Yangzhou is famous for its lacquerware and jadeware. Nanjing's yunjin is a famous form of woven silk, while Wuxi is famous for its peaches. This article is about the city in Jiangsu. ... For other uses of this word, see Silk (disambiguation). ... Embroidery in silk thread on linen, 19th century Embroidery is the art or handicraft of decorating fabric or other materials with designs stitched in strands of thread or yarn using a needle. ... Species See text Jasmine is a shrub of the genus Jasminum, with about 300 species, (Family: Oleaceae. ... This article is about the edifice (including an index to articles on specific bridge types). ... A pagoda at Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia A pagoda is the general term in the English language for a tiered tower with multiple eaves common in China, Korea, and other parts of Asia. ... For the chosen plaintext attack used by the British during World War II, see gardening (cryptanalysis). ... Yixing (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Yíxīng) is a city in Jiangsu province, in eastern China, which is well-known for its Yixing clay and artistry in teaware. ... Teaware is the entire spectrum of equipment used in the production of tea. ... Yangzhou (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ; former spellings: Yang-chou, Yangchow; literally Rising Prefecture) is a prefecture-level city in central Jiangsu province, Peoples Republic of China. ... In a general sense, lacquer is a paint or varnish that produces a hard, durable finish that can be polished to a very high gloss, and gives the illusion of depth. ... For other uses, see Nanjing (disambiguation). ... Tweed loom, Harris, 2004 Woven sheet Weaving is an ancient textile art and craft that involves placing two sets of threads or yarn called the warp and weft of the loom and turning them into cloth. ... For other uses of this word, see Silk (disambiguation). ... This article is about Wuxi City (无锡市), Jiangsu Province, China. ... Binomial name (L.) Batsch Percentages are relative to US recommendations for adults. ...


Since ancient times, south Jiangsu has been famed for its prosperity and opulence, and simply inserting south Jiangsu place names (Suzhou, Yangzhou, etc.) into poetry gave an effect of dreaminess, as was indeed done by many famous poets. In particular, the fame of Suzhou (as well as Hangzhou in neighbouring Zhejiang province) has led to the popular saying: 上有天堂,下有蘇杭 (above there is heaven; below there is Suzhou and Hangzhou), a saying that continues to be a source of pride for the people of these two still prosperous cities. Similarly, the prosperity of Yangzhou has led poets to dream of: 腰纏十萬貫,騎鶴下揚州 (with a hundred thousand strings of coins wrapped around the waist, riding a crane down to Yangzhou). This article is about the city in Jiangsu. ... Yangzhou (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ; former spellings: Yang-chou, Yangchow; literally Rising Prefecture) is a prefecture-level city in central Jiangsu province, Peoples Republic of China. ... This article is about the city in Jiangsu. ...   (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Postal map spelling: Hangchow) is a sub-provincial city located in the Yangtze River Delta in the Peoples Republic of China, and the capital of Zhejiang province. ... Zhejiang (also spelled Chehkiang or Chekiang) is an eastern coastal province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... This article is about the city in Jiangsu. ...   (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Postal map spelling: Hangchow) is a sub-provincial city located in the Yangtze River Delta in the Peoples Republic of China, and the capital of Zhejiang province. ... Yangzhou (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ; former spellings: Yang-chou, Yangchow; literally Rising Prefecture) is a prefecture-level city in central Jiangsu province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Genera Grus Anthropoides Balearica Bugeranus Cranes are large, long-legged and long-necked birds of the order Gruiformes, and family Gruidae. ...


Notables

This is a list of famous people from Jiangsu in chronological order. Note that modern-day Jiangsu Province dates from the seventeenth century, so most of the people in this list would not recognise it.

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DÇ’ng Qíchāng(1555-1636) was a painter, scholar, calligrapher, and art theorist of the later period of the Ming. ... Wu Chengen (Traditional Chinese: 吳承恩; Simplified Chinese: 吴承恩; pinyin: Wú ChéngÄ“n) (1500? or 1506?-1582) , was a Chinese novelist and poet of the Ming Dynasty. ... Gregorian Calendar switch: Year 1582 involved conversion to the Gregorian calendar. ... The four heroes of the story, left to right: SÅ«n Wùkōng, Xuánzàng, ZhÅ« Bājiè, and Shā Wùjìng. ... Feng Menglong (1574-1645) was a Chinese vernacular writer/poet of the late Ming Dynasty. ... Lanhuatu Zheng Xie (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: )(1693-1765), commonly known as Zheng Banqiao (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ), was a painter from Jiangsu. ... Events January 11 - Eruption of Mt. ... 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Tourism

Nanjing was the capital of several Chinese dynasties and contains a variety of historic sites, such as the Purple Mountain, Purple Mountain Observatory, the Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum, Ming Dynasty city wall and gates, Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum (The mausoleum of the first Ming Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang), Lake Xuanwu, Jiming Temple, the Nanjing Massacre Memorial, Nanjing Confucius Temple, Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge, and the Nanjing Zoo, with circus. Suzhou is renowned for its classical gardens (designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site), as well as Hanshan Temple, and Huqiu Tower. Nearby is the water-town of Zhouzhuang, an international tourist destination where Venice alike waterways, bridges and dwellings have been preserved over centuries. Yangzhou is known for Thin West Lake. Wuxi is known for being the home of the world's tallest buddha statue. In the north, Xuzhou is designated as one of China's "eminent historical cities". For other uses, see Nanjing (disambiguation). ... Purple Mountain (Pinyin: Zijin Shan; Zi means purple, Jin means golden, and Shan means mountain), also known as Tsuchinshan, Zhongshan Mountain (Pinyin: Zhong Shan, which means Bell mountain), locates in the eastern side of Nanjing, Jiangsu province, N32 5, E118 48, 447. ... Purple Mountain Observatory is an astronomical observatory near Nanjing, China. ... Mausoleum of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen The Entrance Gate Gate Ceiling of the sacrificial hall, displaying the flag of Kuomintang Marble coffin The Mausoleum of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen (中山陵) is situated at the foot of the second peak of Mount Zijin (Purple Mountain 紫金山) in Nanjing, China. ... For other uses, see Ming. ... The Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum lies at the northern foot of Purple Mountain (紫金山, Pinyin: ZÄ­jÄ«n Shān, Purple-Golden Mountain) in Nanjing, China. ... The Hongwu Emperor (October 21, 1328 - June 24, 1398), personal name Zhu Yuanzhang, was the founder of the Ming Dynasty of China, and the first emperor of this dynasty from 1368 to 1398. ... The Nanking Massacre (Chinese: 南京大屠殺, pinyin: Nánjīng Dàtúshā; Japanese: 南京大虐殺, Nankin Daigyakusatsu), also known as the Rape of Nanking and sometimes in Japan as the Nanking Incident (南京事件, Nankin Jiken), refers to what... Confucius (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Kung-fu-tzu), lit. ... Temple of Hephaestus, an Doric Greek temple in Athens with the original entrance facing east, 449 BC (western face depicted) For other uses, see Temple (disambiguation). ... Was the first bridge to be built across the Yangtze River in Nanjing, China in 1968. ... This article is about the city in Jiangsu. ... UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) is a specialized agency of the United Nations established in 1945. ... A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a specific site (such as a forest, mountain, lake, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that has been nominated and confirmed for inclusion on the list maintained by the international World Heritage Programme administered by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, composed of 21 State... Cold Mountain Temple or Hanshan Temple (Chinese: 寒山寺) is a Buddhist temple and monastery in Suzhou, China. ... One or more images would improve this articles quality. ... Town of Zhouzhuang Zhouzhuang (周庄) is a town in Jiangsu province, China. ... Yangzhou (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ; former spellings: Yang-chou, Yangchow; literally Rising Prefecture) is a prefecture-level city in central Jiangsu province, Peoples Republic of China. ... This article is about Wuxi City (无锡市), Jiangsu Province, China. ... Xuzhou (Chinese: 徐州; Hanyu Pinyin: ), known as Pengcheng (Chinese: 彭城; Hanyu Pinyin: ) in ancient times, is a prefecture-level city in northwestern Jiangsu province, Peoples Republic of China. ...

  • Lion Garden in Suzhou
  • Grand Buddha at Ling Shan, Wuxi
  • Chaotian Palace
  • Gulin Park
  • Jiangxin Island
  • Night Markets
  • Qixia Temple in Qixia Mountains
  • Swallow Rock in Yanziji
  • Tombs of Southern Tang Emperor

The Lion Garden (aka The Forest of lions) is located in Suzhou City. ... This article is about the city in Jiangsu. ... Hands of Buddha at Lingshan (replica) Located at the south of the Maji Mountain, Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, the Grand Buddha and the famous Xiangfu temple nearby are the well-known scenic resorts in Wuxi. ... This article is about Wuxi City (无锡市), Jiangsu Province, China. ...

Miscellaneous topics

Sports

Professional sports teams in Jiangsu include:

The Chinese Football Association Jia League is the first-division league of Chinese football (soccer), under the auspices of the Chinese Football Association. ... Jiangsu Shuntian (江苏舜天) is a chinese football club. ... The Chinese Basketball Association (CBA; Chinese 中国男子篮球职业联赛) is the premier professional basketball league in the Peoples Republic of China. ... Jiangsu Nangang Dragons (江苏南钢龙同曦) or Jiangsu Dragons or Jiangsu Nangang are a basketball team in the South Division of the Chinese Basketball Association, based in Nanjing, Jiangsu. ...

Colleges and universities

Nanjing

Nanjing University (Chinese: 南京大學/南京大学; Pinyin: NánjÄ«ng Dàxué; colloquially 南大, Pinyin: Nándà) is located in Nanjing (Nanking), an ancient capital of China. ... Southeast University (SEU, Pinyin: Dōngnán Dàxué, Simplified Chinese: 东南大学), colloquially Dong Nan (Pinyin: Dōng Nán , Simplified Chinese: 东南) is a university located in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Nanjing Aeronautics and Astronautics University is a university located in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China. ... Nanjing University of Finance and Economics (NUFE, Pinyin: Nánjīng Cáijīng Dàxué, Simplified Chinese: 南京财经大学), colloquially Cai Da (Pinyin: Cái Dà, Simplified Chinese: 财大) or Nan Cai (Pinyin: Nán Cái, Simplified Chinese: 南财) is... Nanjing Agricultural University is a university located in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China. ... Nanjing Normal University (Chinese: 南京师范大学; Pinyin: ) is a normal university located in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China. ... Nanjing University of Science and Technology or NUST(南京理工大学, Pinyin NánjÄ«ng Lǐgōng Dàxué; colloquially 南理工, Pinyin NánLǐgōng) is a science-oriented university located in the east suburban area of Nanjing, China. ... Nanjing University of Technology (Abreviation: NJUT; Simplified: 南京工业大学; Pinyin: NánjÄ«ng Gōngyè Dàxúe), colloquially known as Gong Da (工大), is a university located in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province. ...

Suzhou

Soochow University refers to two separate institutions for higher learning: one located in Suzhou, Jiangsu, Peoples Republic of China and the other in Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China. ... Suzhou Medical College is a university located in Suzhou, Jiangsu, China. ...

Xuzhou

  • Xuzhou Normal University (徐州师范大学)
  • Xuzhou Medical College (徐州医学院)

Yangzhou

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Zhenjiang

  • Jiangsu University (江苏大学)

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Jiangsu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2840 words)
Jiangsu borders Shandong in the north, Anhui to the west, and Zhejiang and Shanghai to the south.
Although south Jiangsu was eventually the base for the kingdom of Wu (one of the Three Kingdoms from 222 to 280), it did not become significant until the invasion of northern nomads during the Western Jin Dynasty, starting from the 4th century.
Jiangsu is also laced with a well-developed irrigation system, which earned it (especially the southern half) the moniker of 水乡 (shuǐxiāng "land of water"); the southern city of Suzhou is so crisscrossed with canals that it has been dubbed "Venice of the East".
Jiangsu. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05 (543 words)
Jiangsu consists largely of the alluvial plain of the Chang River and includes much of its delta; in elevation it rarely rises above sea level, although there are hills in the southwest.
Jiangsu received its present name, derived from Jiangning (Nanjing) and Suzhou (Soochow), in 1667, when it was formed from the old Jiangnan province.
Liberated by the Chinese Nationalists in 1945, Jiangsu fell to the Communists in 1949.
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